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    This is what I have been using. ...

    This is what I have been using.

    https://www.gigaparts.com/mfj-2100-octopus-antenna-base-w-8-x-3-8-24-female-connectors.html

    I use it mounted on a painter pole and a homemade wooden mount that I...
  2. Base Radios Try stop bits of 1. You can try installing...

    Try stop bits of 1.

    You can try installing the arduino development en. It comes with a very nice serial port terminal that will let you see what the port is or is not tx/rx.


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    Handheld Radios Comet sells a mobile antenna I think it is sb5...

    Comet sells a mobile antenna I think it is sb5 that will work with no groundplane. It could work for your base station antenna. I am using one on a mobile mag mount sitting on top of my central air...
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    How many watts on which band? Sent from my...

    How many watts on which band?


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    The radiator or duct work will eventually lead...

    The radiator or duct work will eventually lead back to an AHU or to a boiler. Both will be metal and grounded.

    I wouldn't use the grounds or neutral of a 110v plug. When a gfci trips it is...
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    You have HVAC of some sort? Ground to a radiator?...

    You have HVAC of some sort? Ground to a radiator? If you have an forced air you could ground to the ductwork. If it's a rental unit you could use metal tape to tape a ground wire to the ductwork...
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    Welcome! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk

    Welcome!


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    Save $ for a mobile. Once you use a true mobile...

    Save $ for a mobile. Once you use a true mobile while you are mobile you will discover how cumbersome a HT is as a mobile setup. I also did a HT as a mobile rig for a long time and I'm glad I...
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    IMHO I would stay away from both of them until...

    IMHO I would stay away from both of them until CHIRP supports one or the other. Do either of them have software for programming or are you a program from the radio kind of person?


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    I use both Baofeng and ICOM HTs and I think some...

    I use both Baofeng and ICOM HTs and I think some of the cost difference are being overlooked. Yes the Chinese radios are cheaper and for tx/rx they may be equal in performance. They lack in features...
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