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  1. Thread: VHF Radio

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    Excellent write up for the offshore, endurance,...

    Excellent write up for the offshore, endurance, or long rider...
  2. Thread: VHF Radio

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    What I did: Read the manual until it was charged...

    What I did: Read the manual until it was charged and ready to use. Once I got the green light, I scanned the bandwidth to help get familiar w/the "traffic" channels and range.

    "Phone a friend": ...
  3. Thread: VHF Radio

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    When I first got mine, I charged the battery...

    When I first got mine, I charged the battery overnight then turned it on. I listened to traffic chatter on the Mississippi River for about an hour. I was in my den, but the river is no closer than...
  4. Thread: VHF Radio

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    Seems gimmicky, but would it stay on at speed? ...

    Seems gimmicky, but would it stay on at speed? Or, if in inclement weather, how would you attach it if covered up? I'm basing these questions on my experience that I'm more apt to have my VHF when...
  5. Thread: VHF Radio

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    Dart, I'm +1 w/M447, but I can't see a reason for...

    Dart, I'm +1 w/M447, but I can't see a reason for not buying that model, as I have no experience w/it. For comparison though, here is the model I purchased a while back: ...
  6. Thread: VHF Radio

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    This is being picky, but is says "floating...

    This is being picky, but is says "floating design"... OK, but does it float? I would also try to find any consumer reviews of this model. It seems a little cheap. I bought one and it cost me about...
  7. Thread: VHF Radio

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    If all you're doing is communicating between...

    If all you're doing is communicating between skis, you'd don't necessarily need a VHF, you can get by w/the "walkie-talkie" radios. A VHF, however, is an extra layer of protection though, as you can...
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