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  1. brien

    OB Approved Overland Bound Comms Frequency Guide

    The Overland Bound community has settled on some common "calling" frequencies for the most common radio types. These are meant to be a starting point for making contact with a Overland Bound members. If your local region already has other generally accepted practices, you may want stick with...
  2. Charlie W2YBX

    Ham, CB, GMRS: Handheld vs. Mobile transceivers. Get one, get the other, or get them all?

    Hello! I bought a new vehicle recently for my overlanding shenanigans and am in the process of deciding what I should have as far as group comms go. My travels will take me from the center of the busiest cities, to the middle of nowhere (hopefully =) ). As of now, I have/am getting the...
  3. Niko Caignie

    Kicking in an open door: what com's to use.

    Building your rig is a combination of choices, preferences, budget, ... but whatever works for you is fine. Now when it comes to linking your rig to the outside world, we get a whole different ball game: I started with a HAM course, because that's what you need in order to operate a HAM radio...
  4. Kent R

    Why you need to buy a quality Handheld (Portable) radio.

    There seems to be a constant dialogue on the forum about radio communications and what type of radio to purchase and what platform to get such as CB, FRS, GMRS & Ham. I am a huge proponent of Ham (and secondly GMRS), but that being said, more important to me is the quality of the radio you use...
  5. A

    New Midland MXT275 (GMRS Mobile)

    https://midlandusa.com/product/mxt275-micromobile-two-way-radio/?goal=0_534087e663-af68a105eb-114076357&mc_cid=af68a105eb&mc_eid=572f752e94 What a cool form factor, I've been considering adding a dedicated GMRS radio to my truck but hate to dedicate the dash space for mounting the transceiver...
  6. Big110

    SOLD *NIB* Two (2) Midland MXT400 GMRS Complete Package

    My loss, your gain.. I have two of these packages I put together, everything is new and sealed in the boxes/packages. The most incredible and powerful (40 Watt!!) GMRS radio out there. Includes repeated channels too, just a really great radio in a small package. I know Michael just tested this...
  7. A

    OB Approved Baofeng radio configuration and methods

    Hi guys, I know a lot of you may have (or be interested in picking up) a Baofeng handheld radio such as the UV-5R for cheap effective/quality FM voice communications, but may not totally understand what they're capable of, the radio services they can support, or how to properly configure them...