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Need a good but cheap 440 MHz handheld?

Here is the ALINCO DJ-V47T. The Alinco DJ-V47T 440mhz handheld transceiver is built to stand up to the elements. It is ruggedly built to IPX7 standards meaning it can be submersed in 3 feet of water for up to 30 minutes. This…

Icom IC-2300H http://amzn.to/1o4BiaE

My new 2m/70cm transceiver, the Icom IC-2300H

I just replaced my Kenwood TM-281A with this Icom IC-2300H. If you’ve been following my return-to-amateur-radio blog post saga, you know I’ve been trying to hit a not-so-local 2m ARC repeater. I tried three iterations of antennas with my Yaesu…

Diamond X200-a vertical array for 2m/70cm

Diamond X200-a vertical array for 2m/70cm

My new Diamond x-200a 2m and 70 cm vertical antenna. This Diamond is dual-band two element 5/8-wave phased vertical array for 2 meters and four elements on 70cm. See the usual tech specs from Diamond here.If you may recall, I have…

Kenwood TM-281A http://amzn.to/T4BApw

Searching for the right 2m/70cm transceiver

My new Kenwood TM-281A transceiver just arrived… If you by chance have been following my Diamond antenna posts, you know I’ve been waiting for this Kenwood transceiver to arrive to help me hit a particular not-so-local 2-meter repeater which is…