Wouxun KG-UV3D Dual Band 128 Channel Handheld Amateur Radio

  • $105.99

Dual band 2M/440 or 2M/220. KG-UV3D includes the extended life 1700 mAh Li-ion battery pack, a redesigned heavy duty textured case and the latest firmware with new features. Wouxun's new inexpensive, compact, full featured dual band handheld amateur radio.

The KG-UV3D is a compact, high-performance dual band handheld amateur radio transceiver providing up to 5 Watts of RF power on VHF and 4 Watts on UHF, along with high audio output (500 mW).

The KG-UV3D features a long operating time (about 15 hours), thanks to the standard extended life 1700 mAh high capacity Li-ion battery pack.

Software programmable via the optional low cost USB programming cable, or manually programmable via keypad.

KG-UV3D Model Features

Powerwerx exclusive model features the optional 1700 mAh Li-ion battery pack standard (a $29 value), a unique redesigned black heavy duty textured case, new ergonomic knobs and the latest firmware with additional features including:

  • Customizable 6-character power on display message: Identify your radio by callsign or name on power up.
  • Last radio state will resume on power cycle: Continue to work in single band mode or B-band after powering up.
  • LED flashlight now works independently of the radio status: Utilize the flashlight feature while receiving or transmitting.

FCC Approval

The KG-UV3D is certified for Amateur Radio use and CE rated. FCC ID: WVTWOUXUN04.

Transmission Limitations

This amateur radio as sold by Powerwerx is limited to transmit within the Amateur Radio frequency ranges only.

Powerwerx Warranty Policy

  • 12 month limited warranty on the radio against defects in materials and workmanship
  • 6 month limited warranty on the included radio battery and battery charger against defects in materials and workmanship

Standard Accessories Included with Every Radio

  • Dual band radio
  • Dual band antenna
  • Extended life 1700 mAh high capacity li-ion battery pack (about 15 hours operating time)
  • Intelligent desktop 3-4 hour rapid charger
  • Desktop charger AC power cord
  • Belt clip
  • Wrist strap
  • English user manual
  • Programming software (Free Download)


  • Dual band monitor (VHF/UHF, VHF/VHF, UHF/UHF)
  • Dual alpha numeric, backlit display with channel name edit
  • Selectable high/low power settings (VHF: 5W high/1W low) (UHF: 4W high/1W low)
  • Includes extended life 1700 mAh high capacity li-ion battery as standard
  • Includes intelligent desktop 3-4 hour rapid charger
  • Loud speaker audio output (500 mW)
  • Bright flashlight illumination function
  • Meets IP55 waterproof rating
  • English female voice prompts enable non-sighted operation (can be turned off)
  • 128 memory channels (shared)
  • VOX Function
  • Digital FM radio (76-108MHz) with automatic tuning and storing, radio frequency display, 18 FM memories in 2 banks
  • Wide/narrow bandwidth selection (25 or 12.5 kHz)
  • Power on display: show battery voltage, 6-character customizable welcome message, or display test
  • Windows PC programmable, free software available for download. Optional low cost cable (SKU: WXUSB) required.
  • Radio to radio cloning with optional cable (SKU: WXCLN)
  • Same channel: VHF TX & UHF RX or UHF TX & VHF RX available
  • 105 groups DCS/50 groups CTCSS
  • 16-Key DTMF encoding
  • CTCSS encode/decode (with split tone capability)
  • Stopwatch function
  • SOS function
  • Low-voltage voice prompt
  • Busy channel lockout
  • Selectable transmit over timer (from 15 to 600 seconds)
  • Selectable step sizes of 5, 6.25, 10, 12.5, 25, 50 or 100 kHz
  • Multiple scan modes including priority scan
  • Keypad lock (auto or manual)
  • Programmable by computer or keypad
  • High contrast white backlit keypad. All keys are backlit (except A/B & TDR)
Specifications KG-UV3D-2/420-520 KG-UV3D-2/216-280
Frequency Range (RX) VHF: 136-174 MHz
UHF: 420-520 MHz
FM: 76-108 MHz
VHF: 136-174 MHz
VHF: 216-280 MHz
FM: 76-108 MHz
Frequency Range (TX) VHF: 144-148 MHz
UHF: 420-450 MHz
VHF: 144-148 MHz
VHF: 222-225 MHz
Memory Channels 128 channels (shared)
Operating Voltage 7.4 VDC
Operating Temperature -22°F to 140°F (-30°C to +60°C)
Dimensions (W x H x D) 2.3 x 4.1 x 1.6 inches (58 x 105 x 40mm) (with 1700 mAh battery pack, without antenna)
Weight 9.2 ounces (262 grams) (with 1700 mAh battery pack)
RF Carrier Power VHF: 5W high/1W low, UHF: 4W high/1W low
Audio Output Power 500mW maximum
Waterproof Rating Meets IP55 waterproof rating