Ham Radio?

Discussion in 'Overlanding / Off-Road' started by Kylemeister, Sep 24, 2016.

  1. Justin Bohnett

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    New antenna day! Crystal clear during all our SAR exercises this evening. Super happy with this little guy.
    Diamond SRH320A
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    I have been considering a Diamond for my FT-60R. I have a little rubber stubby I use for Hamfests and local events so the antenna isn't poking me in the ear constantly when I wear it on my bag.
     
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    Haha! Those little ear pokes are what drove me to pick up an HPG kit bag.
     
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    Nice! I had no idea how tough it is trying to use a ham within a building until last week.
     
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    Yeah! Even a 5w HT can cause all kinds of interesting things to happen. I usually ran my VX-5 on low but the little Icom uses 2x AA so I don't have to worry about charging or any of that. Just plop in two batteries and set the frequency.

    I usually scan my club's frequency, the hosting club's frequency and their local repeater just to kinda be nosy and catch the announcements.
     
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    I added a Diamond SRH77CA to my FT-60R. Definitely a major improvement over the stock antenna.
     
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