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  4. Thursday, 16 August 2018
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So I'm writing up an official communication recommendation page and folks keep pointing to rugged radios. After some research, it seems rugged is somehow trying to apply for a business license for all their radios and, from what I see, those radios, wattages, and frequencies don't work on the business bands.

Furthermore, the radios they sell seem to be privately labeled versions of much MUCH cheaper radios (like they mark them up 100-300%).

Some of there "Jeep radios" are marine radios and are NOT to be used on land! Yet they seem to be advertising it that you don't need a license AND you can use marine bands on land.

That's all kinds of screwed up. Eric Baier started me on the path of doing it right and what he was saying makes sense.

I'm stagging this communication document via the range of communication and if you want the most off-grid range, eventually you'll need 1 of the three HAM radio licenses.

More on this later...
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I have had a HAM license for 10 years. It is by far the best communication to use while off road. CB's are nice but they don't have the distance and power to reach very far.
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Here's a video on how they are doing this and it's not legal.

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