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Old 12-25-2013, 5:40 PM
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Hi All

I have been offered a mint condition Intek H512 Handheld. Can you advise me:

A) Are they any good

B) Is it possible to work DX using one of these?

C) If so, is there a DX calling channel

Local CB in the UK is in the main a waste of time with Channel 19 constantly full of foul mouthed idiots, drunken morons, music and mike keyers!

Any help would be appreciated
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Old 12-26-2013, 7:50 AM
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HT's only run 1 watt and the existing antenna is not sufficient for DX. Good rig for local chit-chat but useless beyond the limited range of a kilometer or two on its best days.
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Old 12-26-2013, 11:42 AM
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Originally Posted by elk2370bruce View Post
HT's only run 1 watt
Are you sure about that?

I read it on the internet, so it must be true.
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