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Re: FRS in Europe?



Anders, it could be me of course but when I was in England I had a pair of
Motorola Talkabouts and a pair of NTL PMR's as well and I found them very
disappointing. We used them mainly for some serious off road activity where
we often needed to call for recovery assistance. It was more effective to
just shout - LOL! In the end, most people went to ahemmm......"CB"!

73 de KG4ZLB - David


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Anders Hammarquist" <iko@cd.chalmers.se>
To: <davidworboys@earthlink.net>
Cc: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2004 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] FRS in Europe?


> In a message of Wed, 28 Apr 2004 11:02:12 EDT, davidworboys@earthlink.net
writes:
> >aqnd from personal experience, they are rubbish unless you are sitting
next
> >to the eprson you are talking to :)
>
> You're not confusing this with the 10mW LPD stuff? I've managed 1 km range
> in a quite hilly forest area with the cheap telcom model. Of course, it's
> nothing like 5W on 2 meters, but still...
>
> 73 de Anders
>
> -- 
>  -- Of course I'm crazy, but that doesn't mean I'm wrong.
> Anders Hammarquist                                  | iko@cd.chalmers.se
> Physics student, Chalmers University of Technology, | Hem: +46 31 88 48 50
> G|teborg, Sweden.           RADIO: SM6XMM and N2JGL | Mob: +46 707 27 86
87
>


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