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Subject: [TenTec] Mobile radio
From: winjones@ix.netcom.com (winjones@ix.netcom.com)
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 1999 20:58:32 -0400 (EDT)
On 10/28/99 17:31:10 you wrote:
>We just bought a motor home and I want to put a HF radio in it. 
>I have never done mobiling.
>I began looking at Yacomwoods but there are much more bells and whistles
>than I need. Then I remembered SCOUT. Is it a reasonable mobile/fixed 
>Is 50 watts enough? Maybe I should go with something like a TS-50?
>How about adding a Hercules?
>Any suggestions are appreciated.
>Bill W5EC
>Bill W5EC 
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><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>We just bought a motor home and I 
>want to put a 
>HF radio in it. </FONT></DIV>
><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>I have never done 
><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>I began looking at Yacomwoods but 
>there are much 
>more bells and whistles</FONT></DIV>
><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>than I need. Then I remembered 
>SCOUT. Is it a 
>reasonable mobile/fixed set?</FONT></DIV>
><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>Is 50 watts enough? Maybe I should 
>go with 
>something like a TS-50?</FONT></DIV>
><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>How about adding a 
><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>Any suggestions are 
><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2></FONT><FONT size=2>Bill 
><DIV><FONT color=#000000 size=2>Bill 
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I have used my Scout in my car with a hamstick-type antenna. I've been able 
to work just about anything I hear. I worked a station in Italy on 17 meters 
mobile last December with a 5x7 report. The 50 watts works fine when band 
conditions are good.
73, Winston K4CWQ

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