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Radioddity GC-5 | Dual Band | 5W | 999 CH | Remote Frequency Copy | Color Screen | 1800mAh | NOAA FM RX

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Wide Communication Range: With GC-5 amateur radio, you can communicate with both UHF and VHF dual bands. Stay informed with NOAA weather channels and FM reception. Switch between 12.5K or 25K wide band/narrow band for enhanced communication options. With 999 memory channels, never miss a beat. FCC ID: 2AN62-GC5

Clear and Private Conversation:
Ensure crystal-clear communication with 104 DCS and 50 CTCSS codes. Stay connected hands-free with the 1-9 VOX feature and minimize background noise with the 0-5 squelch level setting.

Cross-band Receiving and Transmitting: Support VHF and UHF bands operation. Switch between two bands effortlessly with A/B band independent operation and monitor two frequencies simultaneously with dual-band and display functionality.

User-friendly Design: Easily navigate settings on the 1.8" color display and use the full-featured keypad for one-touch frequency/channel mode switching, and current band switching. What’s more, GC-5 can realize fast frequency copy, and customize DTMF settings by pressing the '#' key. CHIRP programming available now.

Essential Emergency Equipment: Stay prepared with an 1800mAh big capacity battery, LED flashlight, and dual alarm system - local and broadcast alarms. Local alarm emits loud sound, broadcast alarm transmits siren or coded signals for critical alerts.

Disclaime: No License is required to purchase this radio, nor to Monitor (listen) to the many Amateur (Ham) Radio frequencies. However, an FCC License is required to Transmit (Talk) on Amateur Radio Frequencies in the USA. Please visit to learn more.

CLICK HERE to download CPS & user manual.

How to Program Radioddity GC-5 from The Keypad - Repeater Setting Guide
The Radioddity GC-5 is rapidly gaining popularity among ham radio operators and enthusiasts alike, thanks to its comprehensive features and cost-effective price point. This model is particularly appealing because it allows for manual programming without the need for a PC, making it an excellent choice for both seasoned ham radio operators and beginners. In this article, we will walk you through the steps of setting up a repeater channel using the keypad, showcasing the ease and convenience of programming this device. Whether you’re a seasoned ham radio operator or just starting out, the Radioddity GC-5 offers a user-friendly experience that doesn’t compromise on functionality. To enter a channel from the front panel, the steps below should help: • The Menu(Green) key is used to invoke the Menu system, Enter the selection part of an option, and Confirm that option. • The Back (Red) key is used to exit a Menu option (or it will automatically return after a short delay) Once the repeater Receive frequency is entered via the VFO Mode and using the Keypad, the Menu options will help you set the other parameters. Program Example: - 2m Repeater - 146.685 Receive frequency - The offset is .6 MHz - Shift Direction is - (minus) - Transmit CTCSS Tone is 100 Hz - Receive CTCSS Tone is 100 Hz Step 1: Program Frequency Enter VFO (Frequency) Mode using VFO/MR key. Use the Keypad to enter 145685 (the Decimal Point and extra 2 Zeros will be added automatically) Step 2: Program Transmit Power Press Menu, Option 2 TX power Press Menu to Select Use Up/Down Arrows as needed to select the Power setting Press Menu to Confirm Exit to Return (or scroll to the next Option) Step 3: Program TX CTCSS Tone Press Menu, then 1 2 to set TX CTCSS tone Press Menu to Select Use Up/Down Arrow as needed to scroll to 100.0 Hz, or press the first 3 digits (1 0 0), scroll to 100.0 Hz Press Menu to Confirm Exit to Return (or scroll to the next Option) Step 4: Program RX CTCSS Tone Press Menu, then 1 0 to set RX CTCSS tone Press Menu to Select Use Up/Down Arrow as needed to scroll to 100.0 Hz, or press the first 3 digits (1 0 0), Scroll to 100.0 Hz Press Menu to Confirm Exit to Return (or scroll to the next Option) Step 5: Program Shift Direction Press Menu, then 2 8 to set Shift Direction Press Menu to Select Use Up/Down Arrows as needed to scroll to Minus Press Menu to Confirm Exit to Return (or scroll to the next Option) Step 6: Program Frequency Offset Press Menu, then 2 9 to set the Frequency Offset Press Menu to Select Enter 000600 (The decimal point is automatically inserted after the 3rd digit is entered.) Press Menu to Confirm Exit to Return (or scroll to the next Option) Step 7: Store The Setting Press Menu, then 3 0 to set the Channel to store the settings Press Menu to Select Use Up/Down arrows as needed to find a blank (unused) Channel. Channels that have been used to store memory will have CH preceding the number. Press Menu to Confirm (when a blank channel number had been selected) Voice Prompt: Receiving Memory Exit to Return Note: 1. Once Menu is pressed, you can use the Up/Down arrows to scroll through the settings, or directly address them using a 2-digit selection. 2. Additional settings can be selected as needed prior to storing the channel. 3. If a setting needs to be altered after the channel is stored, the channel will need to be deleted using Menu option 31, then saved to the same channel using the additional options. If you encounter any issues with this radio or the guidance provided, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Our technical support team is always ready to assist you. We’re committed to ensuring that your experience with the Radioddity GC-5 is as smooth and enjoyable as possible. Enjoy your radio!
How to Customize Power-on Picture for Radioddity GC-5
The GC-5 has the ability to load a Power-On picture. You can load your own to make a customized one by following the following guidance. If you like the Radioddity official images, we did provide some in the latest CPS package. CLICK HERE to download. In this holiday season, we specially provide you with more official power-on images choice to customize your radio. CLICK HERE to download to make your own Christmas theme GC-5! Preparation 1. Open Paint, or your favorite Pic editor 2. Load Picture 3. Select Resize 4. Uncheck Maintain aspect ratio 5. Select Pixels - 160 Horizontal and 128 Vertical 6. Click OK 7. Save the resized picture as BMP format. ================= Customize Your Powe-On Picture 1. Open CPS and select Tools 2. Select Power On Picture 3. Select Com Port, Open Image, then Import Picture 4. Picture loading to Radio 5. When the import is completed, power the radio Off, then back On  

Experience the Radioddity GC-5 - the must-have amateur radio for outdoor enthusiasts, professionals, and emergency preparedness. Stay connected, informed, and safe with the Radioddity GC-5.

Now the Radioddity GC-5 also supports CHIRP programming.

Effortless Wireless Frequency Copy

Streamline communication setup with the convenient wireless frequency copy function, allowing seamless frequency transfer between compatible devices (eg: GC-5 copy GS-5B). By pressing and holding the "exit" button, you can easily scan frequencies, and saving them is as simple as pressing the "menu" button.

Enhanced Screen-on Time Control

Enjoy complete control over the screen-on duration with adjustable options ranging from 5 to 20 seconds, or keep it continuously active to suit your preferences and optimize power-saving requirements.

Dual Band, Dual Watch

The 1.8’’ large color display allows you to view channel names and frequencies at a glance. Dual-band and dual-watch function for monitoring two frequencies at once, offering convenience and situational awareness.

The GC-5 has the ability to load a Power-On picture. You can load your own to make a customized one. Click Here to learn more.


More Features
- VFO and channel mode
- Dual watch / Dual reception/ Dual-band handheld transceiver
- Frequency step, selectable between 2.5K | 5.0K | 6.25K | 10.0K | 12.5K | 20.0K | 25.0K | 50.0K
- Channel scan, frequency scan, and three scan and recovery methods: TO, CO, and SE
- Power-on password management
- Power-on information management (voltage, message, image, model name)
- DTMF encoder
- Alarm function
- High-low power
- Programmable repeater offset
- Transmission time-out timer
- LED flashlight
- End of transmission tone, aka “Roger Beep”
- NOAA weather reception
- Broadcast FM radio receiver 78-108 MHz
- Battery save function
- Busy channel lock out
- Ten levels of Squelch adjustment
- Screen backlight time adjustment through keypad
- Voice prompt
- Keypad beep prompt

Frequency Range:
US Version | 144-148MHz(TX&RX) , 420-450MHz(TX&RX), FM: 78-108MHz(RX), WX: 161.650-163.275MHz(RX)
EU Version | 144-146MHz(TX&RX) , 430-440MHz(TX&RX), FM: 78-108MHz(RX), NO WX in EU countries.

Power: 5W/2W
Channel Spacing: 25.0KHz(Wide)/12.5KHz (Narr)
Memory Channel: 999 Groups
Operation Voltage: DC 7.4 V ±10%
Transmission Current: ≤1700mA
Receive Sensitivity: 0.25μV (12dB SINAD)
Rated Audio Power Output: 1W @16 ohms
Receive Current: ≤380mA
Programming Port: 2 pin Kenwood jack
Antenna Impedance: 50 Ohm

Screen Display Icon

Weather Channel Information

DTMF Information

Charger Tips


What’s in the box?
1 x GC-5 Two way radio
1 x Li-ion Battery(with one screw)
1 x Belt Clip
1 x Lanyard
1 x Headset
1 x Desktop Charger
1 x User Manual

(The remote frequency copy methods differ between various models)

1 Year and 6 months
Manufacturer's Warranty.
• This warranty from Radioddity covers all new items (except Xiegu brand) purchased from For purchases made through other platforms like Amazon, eBay, and Walmart, we offer a 1-year warranty period from the date of purchase. The specific warranty terms may vary depending on the authorized dealer.
• This warranty cannot be transferred. You need to provide proof of purchase from us or an authorized dealer to avail warranty service.
• For Xiegu brand items, we offer a 1.5-year warranty for the G90, X6100, and X5105 models starting from September 14, 2022. All other models come with a 1-year warranty.

What Does This Limited Warranty Cover?

We warrant that the Products are free from defects in materials and workmanship under normal use and use in accordance with the respective Product user manual, during the Warranty Period. Please refer to the Instructions inside each package for a description of proper use and care of the unit.

What Does This Limited Warranty Not Cover?

This limited warranty does not cover damages directly or indirectly arising or resulting from or during:

(1) accident, misuse, abuse, vandalism or acts of God (including lightning and other weather conditions)

(2) use with another product or other damage or loss suffered by the use or combination of any other item

(3) improper or inadequate maintenance

(4) repairs by an unauthorized service technician

(5) normal wear and tear

Open Box

Open Box items are products that have damaged packaging or are otherwise not suitable to be sold as new. All items are tested to be working by a member of our team.

Open Box items come with a 6-month warranty instead of the standard 18 months warranty and are not eligible for any warranty extension offered to new products. We will not accept returns of Open Box items due to cosmetic damage or other non-performance-related issues. All sales of Open Box items are final and not eligible for a return or refund.

If for some reason the item is defective on arrival, please contact so we can arrange a replacement.

If you are satisfied with our products and service, please kindly leave us a positive product review. Any problem, be free to contact us
We strive to answer all emails as quickly as possible, but due to high email volume, it may take time for us to reply. Thanks in advance for your patience!

Order Processing

All orders are processed within 1-2 business days after we receive your full payment, excluding weekends and holidays.

As soon as your order is ready, we’ll update the tracking number and send it to you if you’re a Radioddity Member. We highly recommend that you register as a Radioddity Member here. If the item you ordered is temporarily out of stock, our customer service team will reach out to you. You can choose to wait until the item is back in stock or cancel your order.

Please be aware that we have several distribution centers globally. Therefore, your orders may be shipped from various locations including the United States, Canada, Europe, or China, depending on the availability of the product in our inventory.

Flat Shipping Rates




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1. Customs fee included for US & EU countries.

2. Please note that taxes will be applied to shipping rates. These taxes will be calculated and added to your total at checkout.

3. US Shipping does not include Alaska, Hawaii and Puerto Rico area. Please contact us for a detailed shipping fee to these areas.

4. For EU countries, please be aware that the listed product prices do not include VAT.

5. For shipping options to other countries, please visit our EXPANDED INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING page.

6. Please be aware that for outlet items, pre-orders, and open box items, the shipping services and charges may vary.

How Do I Change The Shipping Address Or Cancel My Order

Contact (CLICK HERE) immediately if you need to change the shipping address or cancel your order. Please be advised that some orders are shipped very soon after placement and it will not always be possible to make changes to the shipping address and/or cancel the order.


Frequently Asked Questions

1. What forms of payment do you accept? currently accepts PayPal* or credit card for all orders.
*When purchasing with PayPal, your shipping address will automatically default to the address on file with PayPal, regardless of the shipping address you enter on your order.

2. Why has my credit card payment failed?
Payment with a credit card may fail because of bank authorization and fraud prevention systems. If you are having trouble making a payment via Credit Card, you may contact your card issuing bank or PayPal directly. Here are PayPal's phone numbers:
+1-888-221-1161 (US & Canada Toll Free) +1-888-215-5506 (US & Canada Toll Free)
+1-402-935-7733 (International) +1-402-935-2050 (International)

3. How do I know if it is safe to shop with you? takes great pride in offering a safe and secure online shopping experience. We also respect your privacy and we're committed to protecting it.

4. Is there any discount for bulk/volume purchases?
Radioddity does provide discounts for some bulk/volume purchases. Please email our customer service for more details.

5. Do you ship internationally?
Yes, we do! We ship to US & EU countries. For some products, we ship to CA.

6. How can I contact for additional assistance?
Email Customer service:
please email us via, and we will respond to your email as quickly as possible, usually within 24-48 hours.

7. How are warranties handled?
Repairs on defective merchandise are handled by the manufacturers and not by Radioddity unless otherwise indicated. If any item arrives damaged due to shipping, immediately contact the courier. Keep all shipping materials and contact us immediately.

8. Why didn't I receive an order confirmation email after my PayPal payment is completed?
We send a confirmation email to your primary PayPal email address or the e-mail address you have specified if you used the "PayPal Express Checkout" method. Make sure that you have a Radioddity account registered under your PayPal account's primary e-mail address.
In rare circumstances, a technical bug confirmed by PayPal can get in the way. If you do not receive any information at all, and your order does not appear in your Radioddity account, please contact us and send us your order details.

9. How do I change the shipping address or cancel my order?
Please contact customer service immediately if you need to change the shipping address or cancel your order. Please be advised that some orders are shipped very soon after payment and it will not always be possible to make changes to the shipping address and/or cancel the order.

10. What does charge for shipping order and how long will it be before I receive my order?
Please CLICK HERE to learn about our shipping policy.

11. Do you ship to PO boxes or Military APO/FPO addresses?
Only USPS can ship to both PO Boxes and Military APO/FPO addresses. The items have to be less than 2kg. Please allow additional time for orders to be shipped to these addresses. Express shipping cannot be sent to both PO Boxes and Military APO/FPO addresses.

12. Why am I unable to track my order?
It can sometimes take 24-48 hours or so for tracking information to update once an order has shipped from our warehouse.
Occasionally, a package may not receive the proper origin and transit scans while on its journey to you, so neither us nor express is able to track the exact location of the package in transit.
Please email us if you do not receive your order by the end of the quoted time frame. Please note that orders shipping via UPS can be delivered as late as 9:00 pm local time in some areas.

13. Taxes, Customs, & Duties
If the package is checked by your country's customs office when the item arrives in your country, most websites are declaring that you are responsible for import duties, tariffs, and taxes. However, Radioddity will be happy to go fifty-fifty with customers. Quality customer service is our highest value and we try our best to reduce our customer’s loss.

14. How do I return products if I am unsatisfied?
Please CLICK HERE to learn about our return policy.

15. What do I do if received the wrong item?
Return the wrong item. If the item you received is completely different from the one you ordered, please contact our Customer Service with photos or videos of the different product. If a return is necessary, replacement plus return shipping cost will be issued to you on receiving the returned product. Or if you decide to keep it, we will offer a 10% discount for buying it.

16. How do I return defective items?
If your product turns out to be a defective one with physical damage within 30 days from the initial receiving date. You can mail the item back in the original package without any wear and tear for a free replacement. However, you will need to provide photos and videos showing the defect(s) of the product.
*NOTE: We strongly recommend obtaining and saving your return tracking number until you are notified that we have completed your refund.*

17. When will a replacement be sent?
Replacements are treated the same way as that of new orders -- they typically arrive in 10 to 13 days. If a product needs to be returned for replacement, the replacement is sent after receiving the returned item.

18. How long does it take for me to get a refund?
It may take 1 or 2 weeks for your return to reach our warehouse. Once it is received and inspected (usually within 72 hours of arrival) your refund will be processed and automatically applied to your credit card or original method of payment within 2 days. Please note that depending on your credit card company, it may take additional 2-10 business days after your credit is applied for it to post to your account.