Extra Just in Case HT radio
wa7nwp at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 13:12:53 PDT 2015
> I have an F8HP that I like a lot, its the slightly more powerful version of
> the UV-5R.
> You an compare the models here:
> The F8HP+ replaces the UV-5R, the F8HP has three power levels 1, 4, 8W.
That was an educational page. So the BF-F8+ is the replacement for
the UV-5R and the BF-F8HP is a small improvement over that with the
Being the high power and Part 90 are not requirements - it looks like
the BF-F8+ is the front runner.
Other key things I've learned...
Battery case will be required for connection to 12V shore power.
Kenwood accessories are used - that's a good thing since I just had
a big cup of TH-F6.
So - now I have an excuse to pull the copper pennies and state
quarters out of the coin jar and see if there's enough left over for
the first BF-F8+.
As always - thanks for the info...
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