[amsat-bb] More from the cheep ham radio file

Lizeth Norman normanlizeth at gmail.com
Sun Feb 24 20:53:42 PST 2013

Hi all!
Keep your eyes peeled at hamfests for Bendix King portable radios that
are downbanded into the ham band. Saw a bunch of them at Hamcation
gone wanting for $20 a piece. Drop $40 (or less) on two radios and two
more batteries  and a charger for another $40 gives you 5w on vhf and
4w on UHF.
These things are field programmable and just about indestructible.
Norm n3ykf

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