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Old 09-15-2017, 4:23 PM
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Originally Posted by W9BU View Post
The ARRL review (QST, June 2005) shows 7.2 watts using the supplied battery pack.

That said, 7.2 watts vs. 5 watts is about 1.6 dB increase. That might make the difference between effective comms and it might not.
He was saying that any HT claiming more than 5 watts was Cheap Chinese Junk. Icom may be Japanese but not Chinese.
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