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[aprssig] Suitable radios

William McKeehan mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
Tue Aug 16 13:22:33 UTC 2005


Does anyone have a list of current radios that have the standard 6 pin data
plug?

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William McKeehan
KI4HDU
Internet: mckeehan at mckeehan.homeip.net
http://mckeehan.homeip.net


-----Original Message-----
From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]
On Behalf Of Earl Needham
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2005 9:14 AM
To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Suitable radios


At 06:23 AM 8/16/2005, Keith Kotch wrote:
>I want to replace the HT/amp arrangement I now have with a small mobile
>radio for a mobile APRS station.
>
>The TNC  is  a KPC 3+.  Are there any current small-footprint (about 
>the
>size of the tnc) mobile radios that shouldn't be considered or some that 
>work pretty well for aprs/packet?

         Mark mentioned the Phoenix, and I have one at the house that's 
been operating 24/7 for years.  Works very well.

         A little over a year ago, my favorite was stolen -- the Yaesu 
FT-1500M.  I think they've been discontinued, but they're selling on Ebay 
for between $100 and $200.  At closeout, they were selling for around $140 
or less, so you might look there for one of those.  It's only a radio, 
doesn't include a TNC.

         7 3
         Earl


Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico DM84jk http://kd5xb-2.no-ip.info



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