[aprssig] New ham

Max Slover k0azv at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 9 13:12:47 CDT 2006

Scott, have you considered the Alinco DJ-196T? A
friend of mine with Muscular Distrophy (very limited
arm strength so size was an issue) bought one of those
last fall and seems to enjoy it. 


--- scott at opentrac.org wrote:

> I've already got a miniature T2 prototype set aside
> for a bike tracker, and
> I'm looking for a good compact 5-watt 2-meter HT
> that's not too bulky for a
> 10-year old to handle comfortably.  Any suggestions?
>  The VX-150 looks good,
> but looks can be deceiving - with the stock battery,
> my small-looking TH-D7A
> barely fits in MY hand!

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