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GMRS (General Mobile Radio Service)

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by Prerunner1982, Aug 30, 2017.

  1. Oct 20, 2020 at 4:39 AM
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    Tom7020

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    hi
    I have an older set of the Midland handhelds that were top of the line a few years ago. I also noticed the short battery life, especially in VOX mode. We replaced the supplied battery pack with four rechargeable high milli amp hour rated AA batteries and keep the original packs charged in our pockets for backup. Have not needed them since the change out.
     
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  2. Oct 20, 2020 at 10:23 PM
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  3. Oct 21, 2020 at 4:48 AM
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    Welcome @Tom7020 ...you came to the right place as there are some GMRS jeepers here
     
  4. Oct 21, 2020 at 7:45 AM
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    In case anyone is curious about Amateur (ham) Radio, goto ARRL.COM for all your information. I am an Amateur Extra Class and have been licensed for 43 years. It is a great hobby and provides many choices for reliable communication.

    Doug - W4JDZ
     
  5. Oct 21, 2020 at 8:10 AM
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    @Silentrunning Extra here as well, though you have a few years on me OM.
     
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  6. Oct 21, 2020 at 8:45 AM
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    Does anyone make good wattage amps for those frequencies yet?
     
  7. Oct 21, 2020 at 9:51 AM
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    There are some but none likely to exceed 50 watts since that's the max wattage, and you get get radios that do that.
     
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  8. Dec 31, 2020 at 8:59 AM
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    A recent FCC Report and Order has dropped the licensing fee for GMRS from $70 to $35.
    Unfortunately it has also raised the ham radio licensing fee from free to $35.
     

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