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Subject: [TowerTalk] Tower tip
From: (Steve Katz)
Date: Mon Feb 10 14:28:54 2003

> >  
> >  Those little Family Radio Service HT's work well too, about $35 per
> >  pair at discount stores.
>     Be sure to get the ones with PL or some subaudible tones. There's a 
> tremendous amount of usage of these things - it's VHF CB!
> //Depends on where you are, but that's right, in some places.  Here in the
> L.A. metro area, an FRS radio used on any of its channels, and located up
> 100+ feet above ground, the channels are all occupied about 23.9 hours per
> day.  But, a ground crew directly below would be stronger and override
> that.  Problem is, the crud still breaks the squelch, and most of the FRS
> rigs have no external squelch adjustment, so it's just a bunch of
> noise....-WB2WIK/6
> Cheers,
> Steve     K7LXC
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