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APRS is a very useful aspect of the amateur radio hobby. If you haven't heard of APRS (Automatic Packet Reporting System) then check out this video, to see what you can do with it. There are other aspects of APRS I did not show, but the point is made...
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Here's a great video on how to use power poles. I am installing Anderson power poles in the Jeep. Anderson Powerpole Connectors 20 Pair - Amazon reviews look great https://amzn.to/2JXpYBg (Made in USA Original Anderson Powerpoles: beware of c...
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It's been a long road to figure out where to mount the radios on my2018 JLUR. I've decided to try this JL Overhead Molle Panel from molle platform solutions. I confirmed with the owner that my Alien Sunshade will work with this solution. Being th...
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I've been using this for a few weeks and find its a great way to memorize test answers and questions. Not really great for study, but excellent for practice testing. Android - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.iversoft.htp Appl...
Another great resource for study and practice tests - https://www.hamradiolicenseexam.com/ 100% refund if you don't pass. Site looks kinda aged, but it gets the job done....
This guide covers things a bit faster, for me, it was harder to listen to because of the little bit of background noise. Still, a really great way to get ready for your test. "Everything you need to know to get your technician class ham radi...
Gordon West is a staple in HAM radio education. He's fun to listen to, does a great job explaining things, and has a host of materials you can use to help pass your test and more so actually, understand what you're studying for. His examples real...
Comet makes some great antennas based on the reviews so Eric made up this nmo bracket for the hood of a Jeep Wrangler JL. Installation was super easy and it looks really nice. Amazon SBB5 listing - https://amzn.to/2YG0kqt Amazon Browning NMO l...
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As I have posted in the other related thread I picked up one of these radios. I'm still studying for my test and I haven't gotten the radio in yet but this is a great long-term review from a local jeeper. Amazon reviews are very good! https://amzn.to...
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While this radio is more than the other Stryker, I like that if you do use it in the CB band, you can turn it down to the legal 4 watts. Having AM, FM, Sideband, etc. this radio is a home run! Amazon has some great reviews and Q&A - https:/...
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Ok here are my initial thoughts. I need to have CB, but I'm also getting licensed for amateur radio. Our folks talk on 2-meter bands usually so at first, I wanted 1 radio to do it all. After a bunch of looking, nothing really does that well and the q...
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Who uses Ham on the trails? I'm thinking that this would be the best communication radio for groups over a large area (which most trails are). When we went to South Dakota, it was a real eye-opener that many rigs don't even have a CB, but rather ...
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