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Call Sign : 26CT3183
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Join date : 2019-06-27
QTH or Location : Sheffield
Equipment Used : Xiegu G90, CRT SS9900, CRT 279UV, Baofeng GT-3TP, Antenna's G5RV for HF, Hawkins 1/2 wave 11M, Red Devil Mobile whip, home brew 1/2 wave dipole for PMR,

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PostSubject: Followon test on Baofeng GT-3TP   Baofeng - Followon test on Baofeng GT-3TP Icon_minitimeMon Jul 01, 2019 10:21 am

Couple of weeks ago i did a test on this radio (PMR CH8). I was just outside Sheffield on a Hill 1191ft asl looking over sheffield. just using Hi power (8watts) and standard rubber duck on this radio and hit Doncaster 25 miles away crystal clear and lighting up all bars on the other stations meter. So happy Very Happy

Last night i went to the top of my road only 850ft asl with my home made dipole held in hand above my head. Spoke to the same station again (as they are on all the time)  and picked up and hit another couple of stations in the Doncaster area one was on a binatone standard PMR radio. so all good and I'm a happy man bounce bounce bounce


just now got to make some poles and stuff to put it on  

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PostSubject: Re: Followon test on Baofeng GT-3TP   Baofeng - Followon test on Baofeng GT-3TP Icon_minitimeMon Jul 01, 2019 10:47 am

great contacts on the pmr I use a home made antenna with 3 ground plains and with crt7u mobile radio and the antenna on a sliding 20ft pole fixed to a fence with some watts , was getting some great contacts up 70 miles and a few in between. I use some great coax from knights very low loss , and all contacts on pmr is a great contact , but as lots say hight is might
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PostSubject: Re: Followon test on Baofeng GT-3TP   Baofeng - Followon test on Baofeng GT-3TP Icon_minitimeTue Jul 02, 2019 10:18 pm

Hi Gunrunner,

Thats some good miles there. luckly i live in sheffield which if people dont know its 7 hills around me all averaging 800ft to 1200ft asl. and the biggest is 1200ft asl and only a couple of miles down (or do i mean UP) the road. and i live at one of the highest points in a village just outside the city, so your defo right hight is might Very Happy
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