Turn off the mobile

Brian Morrison bdm at fenrir.org.uk
Thu Jul 17 19:17:29 BST 2014

On Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:48:35 +0100
Ian Mason wrote:

> On 17 Jul 2014, at 13:24, Ian Batten wrote:
> > You're hardly going to manage 
> > two-way communication on the 2m band with a device the size of a
> > packet of cigarettes with no external aerial and a single AA
> > battery.
> Actually, that's not far off from a description of the current crop
> of handheld 2m/70cm tranceivers. Substitute single Li-Ion battery and
> stubby antenna and you're there.

And have a very short range in urban areas at ground level between two
people. Similar for the unlicensed non-amateur equivalents.


Brian Morrison

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