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  1. emmanuelb

    What is a good external ham antenna for BaoFeng handeld?

    During my last trip I got way too much static while in the car, have have a BaoFeng BF-F8HP handled. What would be a good external antenna to mount on the roof rack? And does the coax cable length will impact negatively the quality of transmission? Thanks
  2. trail_runn4r

    GMRS Antenna Location

    Hi all, I got a new Midland MXT275 radio to pair to my handled one. The antenna that came with it is not great so I got myself a 3db gain low profile antenna to go with it. I saw that midland offer multiple mounting solutions: hood lip mount ditch lights mount (hood) roof rack mount magnetic...
  3. Flagtop

    CB and GMRS radios sharing mounts & mics (not antennas)

    New to overlanding and offroading, and now tackling comms. I bought both types of radios. Now figuring out what goes where. I'm thinking if I'd only need one type of radio at a time (true? false?) then I could: Mount both radios side by side They could share an antenna mount They could...
  4. Oranger

    GMRS Antenna Upgrade and First Amateur Radio Questions.

    Hello, I am looking to upgrade my antenna from the Midland MXT275 included one and am going to be buying my first amateur radio system. I am looking at the Yaesu FTM-400XDR for the radio due to APRS and having a decent system for sending text messages over APRS. Antennas, cabling, and mounting...
  5. M Rose

    US Northwest THE 39th ANNUAL MIKE AND KEY ARC ELECTRONICS SHOW& SWAP MEET In Pullayup, Washington

    TWO FLOORS WITH 44,000 Sq FEET OF EXHIBITION AREA (>300 tables) RADIO GEAR * COMPUTERS * CLUB & INFO TABLES * PARTS SNACK BAR * FREE PARKING * CONSIGNMENT AREA OVERNIGHT SC/RV Camping Available * LICENSE EXAMS
  6. Old Griz

    Why ham radio vs cb radio??

    What are the advantages of having a ham radio and a cb radio or instead of cb?? I already have a cb in my suburban. It's a Uniden 787 with a .....hhmmm...I forget if it's a k30 or k40 antenna . It worked well back home in Michigan, but here in the mountains of north Idaho. ....not so much.
  7. FrankR

    SOLD Diamond K400, $45 (NorCal)

    Selling my Diamond K400, used once. My needs changed and I am going a different direction with my antenna. $45 + Ship (or pick up if local) PM for more photos please!