A little bit of information on the UV-5R Baofeng "HT" HAM radio and why it is a good choice as in introductory radio for amateur radio operators to get started.  Available here in Dayton, Ohio, at our retail store, or online here:  Baofeng UV-5R.  We also have put together a fine compliment of accessories to keep your Baofeng up and running in the event of lost grid power.  Also, here you can find an article about getting started in amateur radio.