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Dr_Hunter
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Nov-17-11, 
09:12 AM (MST)
"Two-way radios?"

What radios do you use? I am looking into the Midland GXT 760 VP4 Radio Pack at Cabela's. Anyone familiar with this model or prefer a specific model.

I already have a good GPS or I would purchase the Garmin Rhino GPS/Radio.

Thanks


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 Subject   Author   Message Date   ID 
 RE: Two-way ra...  hhunter23      Nov-17-11   1 
  RE: Two-way ra...  Dr_Hunter      Nov-17-11   2 
   RE: Two-way ra...  hhunter23      Nov-17-11   3 
    RE: Two-way ra...  outdoorsdude      Nov-22-11   4 
     RE: Two-way ra...  Dr_Hunter      Nov-27-11   5 
      RE: Two-way ra...  Dr_Hunter      Nov-27-11   6 
       RE: Two-way ra...  outdoorsdude      Nov-29-11   7 
        RE: Two-way ra...  kk      Nov-30-11   8 
       RE: Two-way ra...  feddoc      Dec-13-11   9 
        RE: Two-way ra...  LouieT      Dec-14-11   10 
         RE: Two-way ra...  feddoc      Feb-01-12   11 
 RE: Two-way ra...  natedawg4081      Feb-05-12   12 

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hhunter23
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Nov-17-11, 
10:10 AM (MST)
1. "RE: Two-way radios?"

look into the handheld marine radios. they are awesome. less interference with other people and stronger signals.

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Dr_Hunter
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Nov-17-11, 
11:11 AM (MST)
2. "RE: Two-way radios?"

Have you tried the Uniden models?


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hhunter23
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Nov-17-11, 
12:13 PM (MST)
3. "RE: Two-way radios?"

thats the brand we use. they are a little spendy but they are worth it.


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Nov-22-11, 
12:22 PM (MST)
4. "RE: Two-way radios?"

Just a little FYI on the 'marine radio'. It has to do with the bandwidth at which they operate, and are uber regulated by the FCC. So you better know what you are doing with them. If caught, I hope your pockets are deep!

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Dr_Hunter
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Nov-27-11, 
08:06 PM (MST)
5. "RE: Two-way radios?"

Can you elaborate on that more Outdoorsdude? Should I not be using them in the mountains for hunting or for fishing?

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Nov-27-11, 
08:16 PM (MST)
6. "RE: Two-way radios?"

So I read into it a little and it looks like their are some strict guidelines for public use with designated channels for Government, Coast Gaurd, illegal channels, harbors and others. . . Does that mean the other channels that are not listed are ok for the public to utilize?
I think I will just have to go in to a place and discuss it with them.


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Nov-29-11, 
11:34 AM (MST)
7. "RE: Two-way radios?"

Sorry Dr_Hunter, just got back on. The main point is that the system was set up for rescue and 'maritime' use so they put strict guidelines on it. Specific channels for emergency only, Coast Guard, Harbor (H1-H2 etc.)

The best thing is what you already stated; go in and talk to someone who really knows about this, and I don't mean the 'kid' working in the fishing department- find someone who sets up radios commercially.

I needed to a com. set up here in S.F. for an event and inquired about the 'marine' and was informed it was $5k if caught.

Hope this helps.

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Nov-30-11, 
09:29 PM (MST)
8. "RE: Two-way radios?"

I use the Midlands and have tried most all of the brands. For me Midlands seem to work and hold up the best. I also have the marine band radios, but I use the midlands a lot more.

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Dec-13-11, 
03:49 PM (MST)
9. "RE: Two-way radios?"

You may consider a HAM license and a small hand held.

http://www.hamradio.com/

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Dec-14-11, 
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10. "RE: Two-way radios?"

Can you explain how the HAM license works? Is there less activity on those channels? I see that the radios are 5 watts so they should have better range than the standard midland or motorola radios. Thanks for info.

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Feb-01-12, 
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11. "RE: Two-way radios?"

You can get a basic 'technician' license and start there. The test isn't too hard and there are plenty of study guides available.


Ham is more private, has better range and is clearer than other handheld stuff.


http://hamuniverse.com/

>Can you explain how the HAM
>license works? Is there
>less activity on those channels?
> I see that the
>radios are 5 watts so
>they should have better range
>than the standard midland or
>motorola radios. Thanks for
>info.


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Feb-05-12, 
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12. "RE: Two-way radios?"

I use the Motorolla SX500 radios with great success. I have tried the cobra but didn't like them. Over certain channels, you need an FCC license to operate though.

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