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ACRO E-mail Archive Thread: [IAC] Radios


Thread: [IAC] Radios

Message: Re: [IAC] Radios

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From: Eric Rood <ericrood at>

Date: Fri, 16 Apr 1999 12:19:23 UTC


> I too had an Icom handheld bolted to the dash of my S-1. Antenna was on the 
> belly. Worked absolutely flawlessly. Makes me wonder why they can stuff a 
> more reliable radio in a $500.00 handheld than in an oversized box. 

  The answer is, "They can."  The problem with a handheld is the rubber
"antenuator" used to transmit the signal to the outside world.  Connect
your handheld to a good external antenna and the world will hear you loud
and clear for quite a ways.

Eric Rood
ericrood at


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