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Re: $12 UHF Radios

Can these FRS radios be hacked to get them operating on the 440-450 MHz FM ham
band? Same thing we used to do to get CB rigs onto 10 meters. Or are their
circuits tightly integrated into one epoxy encased "blob" on the inside....

Dan Schultz N8FGV
>Date: Sun, 23 Mar 2003 08:43:52 -0500 (EST)
>From: Bob Bruninga <bruninga@usna.edu>
>Subject: [amsat-bb] $12 UHF Radios

>BEST Buy has half-watt 22 Channel GMRS/FRS walkie talkies on regular price
>of $24 a pair. These include all 38 PL channels too.

>Can't use them for satellite, but can't resist a cheap radio. Maybe they
>can help get your family started in radio.


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