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Motorola APX 8000 vs Gunfire

vagrant

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With the plethora of fools posting videos, I initially thought they were going to shoot an 8000 and see if it still worked. I am so glad I was wrong. P.S. The bluetooth hand mic works well too with background noise, although I have not tested it with gunfire. Sounds like another item to add on the project list.
 

GlobalNorth

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Mission criticality?

I suppose it depends on how serious one takes their COD play.

On the other hand, a more realistic test would have been to transmit while someone drove up to the transmitting unit with a 100w siren on and then park it with the siren on, about 30 feet away. I've seen that happen far more often.
 

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On the other hand, a more realistic test would have been to transmit while someone drove up to the transmitting unit with a 100w siren on and then park it with the siren on, about 30 feet away. I've seen that happen far more often.
Well, I'd say this test is relevant given the existence of the SRX 2200 combat radio manufactured by Motorola. Furthermore, if they were to do the siren test you proposed, they'd assuredly be dubbed "whackers" for having sirens on their cars 🙃

Moral of the story? You can't please everyone. However, speaking for myself, I think the video is neat - it cuts straight to the point and it clearly demonstrates the APX radio's noise suppression abilities. As someone who hasn't seen that feature in action outside of advertisements, I was pleasantly surprised. A well-made video highlighting the features of a well-made radio? Most certainly a thumbs up from me!
 

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Mission criticality?

I suppose it depends on how serious one takes their COD play.

On the other hand, a more realistic test would have been to transmit while someone drove up to the transmitting unit with a 100w siren on and then park it with the siren on, about 30 feet away. I've seen that happen far more often.
Thanks for the suggestion. I can make that happen! Stay tuned.
 

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Years ago I was monitoring low band and came across some spanish speaking operators in some tactical operation with rifle firing ringing out. Don't know if it was a drill or real or what. No noise canceling on that equipment.
 
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