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    Business radio power output question

    I don't know if this question has already been asked or not but please notify me if it has and link me to the original. To simplify: Why does VHF use 5 watts while UHF uses 4? Full Explanation: I want to know; why are VHF radios set at 5 watts while UHF is set at 4? Since UHF has a shorter...
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    Motorola cp200d

    Hello everyone! I currently have the Motorola VHF cp200d. However I hate the VHF antenna , is it possible to use the UHF WHIP antenna without causing damage to the radio ?
  3. Behringer Mixer with audio cables for radios

    Behringer Mixer with audio cables for radios

    This is a Behringer X2222USB audio mixer with 22 inputs and full control of each input. Just plug into the external speaker jacks of your radios, connect a set of speakers or headphones and you can listen to up to 22 radios at once. Each radio level can be controlled by the mixer's slider...
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    Where to buy a radio

    Hello there, can someone guide me to a few REPUTABLE dealers (other than Amazon) that sell HAM radios and equipment ? I am brand new to Amateur Radio. Thank you!
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    Difference between NAE6483AR and PMAE4016A antenna?

    I know the PMAE4016A is a replacement of the NAE6483AR, but I'm not sure how to tell the difference between them as they look identical, and for some reason, they're not labeled. I have some that have "MOTOROLA" on them while others don't. The ones that have "MOTOROLA" on them are taller than...
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    Need help as a newbie for EVERYTHING.

    Hello! These questions might have been asked again here... But, 1st of all I can’t search all other 13K Q&A’s here and I want to have all my facts in one place. I’m interested in Emergency Services Public Safety monitoring. Starting: • I’m new to Scanners and Radios. I would like to learn...
  7. XBrandonEdwardX

    Canada's Wonderland

    Hey everyone, I just had a question to see if there was any updates on Canada's Wonderland as I see that the last bit of information was published a few years back. It's possible it's still the same, but worth popping the question.
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    Two Way Radio Giveaway!

    Hi Guys, I was tidying up my room and had some radios that I do not need anymore. Here is a list of the radios. Motorola HT1000: FCC ID AZ489FT4780. 450-512, goes down to about 440 for HAM frequencies. DN model so will do narrowbanding. Was a 2 channel, converted to 16 by hexing the codeplug...
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    Spillman Cad Audio Files

    Does anyone have access to the spillman cad audio files and able to send them to me? Thanks in advance.
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    AWIN Portables

    Does anyone know where I can purchase about 5 Portable AWIN radios. SPECS: Must have a display. Must have 48 or more channel capability. Must be 700/800Mhz capable. Analog/P25 Digital/SmartZone capable. H-38, SmartZone Systems Operation Q308, Astro Digital Operation Q173, SmartZone Omnilink...
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    Most accessible GMRS or combo rigs

    Hi all, I am interested in opinions about GMRS only or combo GMRS/FRS units, both handheld and base units. This is for my wife and myself. We both have Ham and GMRS licenses. What makes this request somewhat different is that we are both blind. About a decade ago I had a pair of GMRS handhelds...
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    Canton Fire 'New Radios"

    I heard from a friend today CFD was talking to Canton TWP Fire about picking up their new radios down at the admin office, idk if this means they are switching systems or going encrypted or just bought newer radios, but im almost 96% sure they will be switching to encrypted since CPD is already...
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    newton county paging tones

    why can't i get eany paging tones for newton county? i have asked the ema director but he said he couldnt release them to the public. is there a reason for that? i want to program some into my scanner. does anyone know where i can get them or how to? kinda flustered thanks for any info.
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    Programming Radios

    Is there anyone out there who can reprogram the following radios: ***HT600 Aprox 12 radios ***MT1000 Aprox 14 radios -Must be able to use "Hex Editor" too program out of band. ***STX821 Aprox 1 radio Please be at a low cost! We are a non-profit organization with very low funding. If...
  15. Mtnrider

    Grant round goes to airwaves

    The Daily Mail > News > Grant round goes to airwaves
  16. Mtnrider

    Greene and Others Grant round goes to airwaves

    The Daily Mail > News > Grant round goes to airwaves
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    First Ham Radio, What is good?

    Greetings, I know this will be a loaded question but it is a place to start. I am working on my technicians license and will be purchasing my first Ham Radio very shortly, I have six kids and four have also endeavored on this journey with me... we shall see if it lasts. Anyhow I would like to...
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    Motorola MTS2000 Programing

    Hello, I have a motorola MTS200, i have a Windows 7 laptop, and am running the new MTS software by motorola, it always tells me unable to configure radio, what should i do, i am also using the rib box.
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    Could someone let me know how much these batteries/radio are worth? [PIC]

    Hey guys, I found a couple batteries while moving as well as a scanner. I'm hoping someone out there can let me know if they are worth anything. No one in the family seems to know where they came from! Back Front...
  20. radact

    Computer Tower Radio Setup

    I saw another guy on this forum hollow out a computer case and install multiple scanners in it. I don't remember what his project was. So, to save space and make the area look clean, I decided to try it and see how it would work out. I took a computer case I had laying around that had nothing...