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  • vmax

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    Looking a these. Anyone have experience with these? Comments?


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    Yaesu is a great radio
    Ive got 2 hand helds and one base and 2 mobiles
    They also have a proprietary mode of digital signal that allows you to speak to another Yaesu radio in a way that others without that capability wont hear you
    It's calls C4FM or DN mode
    In fact..some repeaters are built with this mode and can talk normally or in this mode

    Its what all the cool kids are doing
     

    cycleguy2300

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    Can you provide a brief explanation of a linked system?

    I briefly researched it, but the hands-on info on how to connect, etc. I didn't find.

    Repeater, links, not sure how all that is related.

    (obviously not an operator but am interested in learning more)
    Look into meshtastic

    I forget the guy's name, but he did a great video on YouTube about it.
    Fight in the shade?

    Надіслано з дому вашої мами за допомогою Tapatalk
     

    studenygreg

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    Yes, it's usually a heavy fine. From what I understand (which is very little), they tend to be doing something blatantly wrong and disruptive to incur the wrath of the FCC (more so, other ham operators who are the ones who usually contact the FCC).
    Thanks for the info. I have never heard of anyone getting busted.

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    ehull2000

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    I witnessed the problems of using Beofang radios operating on a MURS frequency recently during a training exercise at Camp Shelby. The amount of disruption from others, using a MURS frequency, made it necessary to use alternate frequencies. While I don't know the power level being used, the interference was almost certainly from outside the boundaries of the military installation.
    Good looking out
     

    justmax

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    I guess it depends on what you define as SHTF. Under my definition, most laws wouldn't be worth the paper they're written on. In that case, I wouldn't worry too much about FFC regs. I'd worry more about not dying.
    I agree with you on a time when laws on this subject won't matter. I am one of several in my circle that have these to coordinate movement to "The Alamo" when needed. We have all procrastinated on SOMEONE getting a license to register them so they would work with any repeaters left operating.
     

    Tnhawk

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    I agree with you on a time when laws on this subject won't matter. I am one of several in my circle that have these to coordinate movement to "The Alamo" when needed. We have all procrastinated on SOMEONE getting a license to register them so they would work with any repeaters left operating.
    The chances of functioning repeaters at such a time is about the same for functioning cell phones.
     

    Grumps21

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    I’ve got a couple of MURS handhelds just because there aren’t as many people using those frequencies. Also got a GMRS license not too long ago. Still need to get the radios. A CB I think would be good for Mobil coms. Like others have said, in a true SHTF, a license isn’t going to matter and the possibility of downed repeaters is about the same as downed cell phone towers.
     
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