[Chugalug] chugalug ham net?
rod-lists at epbfi.com
Wed Mar 5 23:42:15 UTC 2014
Yeah I here the stock antennae bites. Which version of the uv-5r do you
I hear the system is the same. The main difference is the case which
affects the extended battery choice.
On Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:11:54 -0500, Bret McHone <dbmchone at gmail.com> wrote:
> Currently I think I would recommend the UV-5Re+. I have the GT-3 and my
> first one had a faulty mic port that causes it to constantly transmit
> until you torque the port a bit with a screwdriver to >make it stop. I
> just got my replacement today.
> the replacement came with a different rubber ducky antenna than the
> original I bought and it is terrible. From just west of Strawberry
> Plains I could hit a repeater in Bean station on 2 Meter >with the
> original ducky. I couldn't even get the repeater to respond with the one
> that came on my replacement.
> I built a nice J-Pole for about $25 that works VERY well.
> I bought a patch cable and SMA Female to SO239 adapter and even with my
> little HT I get perfect signal reports on repeaters 30-40 miles out.
> As an alternative you can just find repeaters that support EchoLink and
> just use them, though your session will timeout if you are just
> On Wed, Mar 5, 2014 at 5:37 PM, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
>> Been pricing a baefong receiver to get back in the game. How many hams
>> on the list are local?
>> How many are in the south east or south central region?
>> I think we could reach K4RNT on six with a good band opening.
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