Kenwood ham radio install - Pic heavy

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  1. Phyguy

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    Is the arm pretty stout? Wondering if it will flop around during offroading?

    Looks good!
     
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    I looked at some of the PanaVise stuff. It looks like the quality is better than ProClip, but due to the form factor of the head unit, some of the controls or 12v outlets would have been blocked.
    It seems to be pretty rigid. I can push the buttons with only very slight flex in the whole setup.

    Hopefully it will get a little off-road testing this weekend!
     
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    Will it survive a mega huck? :eek: ;)
     
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    I would imagine so, but I am not planning on finding out :biggrin:
     
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    ~ SO-239 is the female of the PL-259 connector ~

    Most all HAM radios and all CBs have the SO-239
    on the rear :mexsmoke: of the radio . . just waiting for you to
    :naughty:insert your PL-259 ~:Big Laugh::hidesbehindsofa:
     
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    Great write ! Must you have your ham license before you can purchase the radio? Any info would be great in regards to a link to get our hams/license?





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    ^ thanks!
     
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    Go to this web site:

    American Radio Relay League | ARRL - The national association for AMATEUR RADIO

    You will be able to find organized HAMs that will guide you.

    ARRL Headquarters is open from 8 AM to 5 PM Eastern time, Monday through Friday, except holidays. Our address is:

    225 Main Street
    Newington, CT 06111-1494
    USA

    Order/Member Service Hotline 1-888-277-5289 (toll-free US only)
    Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm Eastern time.

    You can call us at (voice) +1 860-594-0200 and (fax) +1 860-594-0259
     
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    To get a ham license, what's to expect on the test? Can I go HAM now and get the license later?


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