How’s it going!
Just getting on here to advance a long time hobby of mine. I’m finally starting on my HAM certs and I’d like to get to know the equipment better than what I can get in a box. I’m used to CBs and some interesting handsets my buddies and I use for hunting and airsoft (and to flip each other ■■■■ when we’re out wheeling)
I do have one serious question though: with a $200 budget what’s the best UHF capable (for listen only of course) hand set I can get. The area I’m in is begging to get smacked by the kung-flu and I’d like some better listen options than I have on my current rig (at least until I can get my RF-Hack stick build working) and still have enough range to keep my people on the line on legal freqs. Compatability with directional antennae is a plus, we’ve recently started playing around with some redneck foxhunting to ad an extra challenge to our wheeler meets.
The Mountain ■■■
*Edit: Apparently the automation censors the last 3 letters in my user name if I use it as a proper English signature. It’s nothing obscene.
*Edit 2.5 (2 was for spelling): I’m a total newbie by the standards of this forum, I’m just jumping in head long so I can learn the gear side to repair and build my own rigs. I’m trying to build a stationary unit with ebay parts, the full RF Hack Stick component set and most of an old gaming computer. It’s not going well yet but I’m learning.