[Chugalug] OT: CB/FRS/HAM for road-tripping

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 21:13:45 UTC 2013


I miss having free access to ARC-190s to talk to guys on HAMs in Scotland,
England, and Japan. Covered most of the US, atmospherics willing...


On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 4:16 PM, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:

> BTW a good 70cm/ 440 can hit the FRS band which is in the 460's just
> remember to turn the power down.
>
>
>
> On Thu, 10 Oct 2013 16:04:04 -0400, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>
>  None the licenses require morse anymore.
>> And ham if you go far enough in licenses will give you broad spectrum.
>> Beginning tech will give you VHF, UHF, some microwave and I think some 10
>> meter (HF). Check that last part.
>>
>> In the midwest 2 meter/145MHz band carries far.
>> Now 6 meter can be fun.  ole 6 sometimes acts like vhf and sometimes he
>> thinks he is HF. Just depends. And a tech can use that.
>>
>> I find out what replacing the icom 706 these days and put that in.
>> But walkies will do. The come in tri band and quad bands these days.
>>
>> ps you would be surprise where we have repeaters(Disney World, Space).
>> http://www.ky4ky.com/**vetesting_materials.htm<http://www.ky4ky.com/vetesting_materials.htm>
>>
>>
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