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Old 12-27-2012, 03:01 AM
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Who uses GMRS (FM UHF) FRS radios

Went out with a buddy who had a decent set of Cobra units ( $150 ones not the 39 ones).
We did really well in the snowy storm bush run. I was impressed enough to pick up a set of similar Motorola units on for 50% off this week.
I can use em for more things like skiing and stuff so they are more useful and portable than a CB

Who has some / uses these on trail rides?
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:57 AM
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We use them, at one point I had like 14 of them, now I'm lucky if I can find 2... stupid ppl and not returning them... I am buying the waterproof motorolla ones next. london drugs currently hads a decent pair of uniden ones for 50 down from 100.
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Old 12-27-2012, 08:56 AM
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get a vhf and never look back
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Old 01-14-2013, 07:06 PM
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You can buy a really good pair of dual band (VHF/UHF) HT for the same price as
as a pair of FRS or GMRS radios and program FRS/GMSR radio frequencies into them.
The advantage to having a amateur radio is that you can contact emergency services in case you need help.

Just ask Nick, Aaron, or Jen and I regarding the we went through last November at Sloquet hot springs.

Also, having a dual HT (Handi talkie) band radio allows for cross band repeat if you have a mobile Ham radio with cross band repeat option included in the radio.
Cross band repeat greatly extends the TX/RX of the radio equipment.

pm me for models and prices if anyone is interested.
Jen and I also have LED off road lighting coming in soon.

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Old 01-14-2013, 07:25 PM
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You can buy a really good pair of dual band (VHF/UHF) HT for the same price as
as a pair of FRS or GMRS radios and program FRS/GMSR radio frequencies into them.
The advantage to having a amateur radio is that you can contact emergency services in case you need help.

Just ask Nick, Aaron, or Jen and I regarding the we went through last November at Sloquet hot springs.

Also, having a dual HT (Handi talkie) band radio allows for cross band repeat if you have a mobile Ham radio with cross band repeat option included in the radio.
Cross band repeat greatly extends the TX/RX of the radio equipment.

pm me for models and prices if anyone is interested.
Jen and I also have LED off road lighting coming in soon.

ok, im askin. what happened?
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Old 01-14-2013, 09:35 PM
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You can buy a really good pair of dual band (VHF/UHF) HT for the same price as
as a pair of FRS or GMRS radios and program FRS/GMSR radio frequencies into them.
The advantage to having a amateur radio is that you can contact emergency services in case you need help.

Just ask Nick, Aaron, or Jen and I regarding the we went through last November at Sloquet hot springs.

Also, having a dual HT (Handi talkie) band radio allows for cross band repeat if you have a mobile Ham radio with cross band repeat option included in the radio.
Cross band repeat greatly extends the TX/RX of the radio equipment.

pm me for models and prices if anyone is interested.
Jen and I also have LED off road lighting coming in soon.
Maybe u should also point out that it is illegal to operate one unless u have an amatuer radio license to operate on Amateur Frequences and are not legally allowed to transmit on other frequiences unless it is an emergency
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Old 01-14-2013, 10:06 PM
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Maybe u should also point out that it is illegal to operate one unless u have an amatuer radio license to operate on Amateur Frequences and are not legally allowed to transmit on other frequiences unless it is an emergency


It was a emergency dumbass!
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ok, im askin. what happened?
Girl fell in river, swept away, found her a km down the river, hypothermic, near death, saved her, then Sheldon's buddy flipped a quad, broke his back,
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It was a emergency dumbass!
Not refering to that just a general statement
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Not refering to that just a general statement


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You can use FRS frequencies without an amateur ham radio licence.
For the rest of the time use a CB.
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Old 01-14-2013, 11:20 PM
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Jen and I also have LED off road lighting coming in soon.
Is it china china like everyone else sells now
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Me and all my buddys run VHF in our snow/wheelin rigs only way to go
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I have my VHF I bought off j20 handheld and I love it! No licence but I only use it for logging roads an mostly use there frequencies so don't need a licence. I'll get one later
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Old 01-15-2013, 07:57 AM
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I have my VHF I bought off j20 handheld and I love it! No licence but I only use it for logging roads an mostly use there frequencies so don't need a licence. I'll get one later

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