GUN Let's talk radios. Shortwave/HAM/FRS/GMRS

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  1. Fire Sauce

    Fire Sauce New Member

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    I just got a dynamo-powered FM/AM/SW radio and I was wondering if there are any radio nuts in here. The only station I seem to be able to reliably pick up is Radio Havana at night, it's on SW1 between 6.15 and 6.20

    I was also wondering if there were any HAM operators here. It looks like a fun hobby to pick up, as well as very useful if the world falls apart.
     
  2. Fire Sauce

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    no one? :wtc:
     
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    I've got a ham license. Its a great hobby, if the internet didn't exist at least. I see it as useful for disaster communications but I certianly don't enjoy it for more than that personally.
     
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    I used to have a really old receiver that picked up sw and a bunch of other stuff.

    I liked it.
     
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    I just got a couple radios for my deuce. Apparently I need an FCC license to communicate on them.

    Does that count?
     
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    I have my ham licence, hence my UN. The internet has kindof killed most of it though, but there still are active people


    There are a number of repeaters in the high frequncies in that area, mostly 2m. I was in a ham club in statesboro and the repeater (iirc) was 147.105 and the other one was 147.390
     

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