Portable Ham like I have.

Radio discussion, networking
Post Reply
User avatar
Posts: 87
Joined: Tue Aug 07, 2018 3:40 pm
Location: SouthEast Louisiana
Has thanked: 19 times
Been thanked: 73 times

Portable Ham like I have.

#1 Post by CreoleGenius » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:50 pm

User avatar
Posts: 14
Joined: Thu Jul 26, 2018 8:14 am
Has thanked: 4 times
Been thanked: 17 times

Re: Portable Ham like I have.

#2 Post by Gekko » Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:58 pm

Nice, we should put together short term and long term prepping lists to include tested items like this.
I know nothing about HAM radios, I guess this will work anywhere in the world with a limited range?

Posts: 8
Joined: Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:20 am
Has thanked: 2 times
Been thanked: 10 times

Re: Portable Ham like I have.

#3 Post by SmartLikeTruck » Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:03 am

USB programing cable and open source CHIRP software are must haves for these radios.


Trying to program them via the keypad is possible but annoying to say the least.

Posts: 13
Joined: Wed Jan 30, 2019 2:11 am
Has thanked: 32 times
Been thanked: 13 times

Re: Portable Ham like I have.

#4 Post by harrybrown » Fri Feb 01, 2019 4:35 pm

Im in the UK & keep a set of 6 of these handy, 4 pcs BaoFeng 888S Walkie Talkies 2 Way Radios Long Range UHF 400-470MHZ 16CH UK
as people say, you can never be too prepared & communication ability will be a life saver, get a good mile+ out of them, tested to make sure.

They also do battery backup packs for these so mains recharging or batteries have you covered for most situ's.
I dont know much about radio comms, used a CB as a kid in UK, but know enough to get me out of trouble
an reading what you guys have put here all helps.. cheers

As for HAM, i'll just to to see..


Post Reply