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[aprssig] D7 Drop-in Bracket

khufford at comcast.net khufford at comcast.net
Fri Apr 25 19:11:29 UTC 2008


RAM made a mount for the D7. Got one free at dayton when you bought a D7.

However, no connections..

Kent
KQ4KK

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: "Robert Bruninga" <bruninga at usna.edu> 

> Wow, what I would like to see 
> is a drop-in bracket for my D7 
> For the dash board of my car. 
> 
> With both kids now having summer jobs and Granpa just handed 
> down another decade old klunker to my klunker fleet, I think 
> just being able to use a D7 there would be nice. 
> 
> Connecting Power, GPS, and SMA antenna is no fun. 
> 
> But I can invision a little bracket that has a spring loaded SMA 
> (with no threads) from the top, GPS connector and extenal Mic 
> from the side, and spring clips from the bottom. And you can 
> put the radio in an out with one hand... 
> 
> Make a great aftermarket product... 
> 
> When I started this email, I had forgotten about the 
> speaker-mic, and now that makes so many connections, it is a 
> little more complex than I was thinking when I started this 
> email... But still possible I guess. 
> 
> Maybe the way to do it is to make a bracket for the HT with all 
> these conenctions already made. The bracket and all of those 
> existing connectors stays with the HT always. But then that 
> bracket/radio combo plugs into the drop-in holder when you move 
> it in and out of the car... Then just a 9 pin connector might 
> do. 
> 
> Bob, Wb4aPR 
> 
> Bob, Wb4APR 
> 
> 
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