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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    Makes sense. No argument. Maybe a shared yard sale with the neighbors, or you could just toss it...

    ...its all a drop in the ocean. We've made a flood of e-waste, and sadly, it's not really...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    If you're willing to deal with odd strangers, maybe you could post on Craigslist and tell people what you want to be rid of. There are all kinds of hobbyists that won't say no to free...

    In...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    I have a lot of stuff like that. Trying to reduce the clutter these days.

    One nice thing about my new radio is it's small and doesn't take much space. No desk set up.

    I still need to get it...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    What have you done? You've given me the first compelling reason I've ever heard to be interested in Facebook. I simply never understood the appeal of that site.

    I'd spent years on the net...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    Handheld transceivers have diverse applications:
    B52s Planet Claire FULL HQ Restored best version!!

    I knew that beepy intro was bubbling into my brain for a reason... ;)

    Edit: where did they...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    OK... got a few things figured out. How to remove and replace battery, where to connect the headset/lavaliere mic, how to change volume...

    ...Annoyingly, they wait 'till page 11 of the manual to...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    Patience, Doge(s)... ;)

    I'll keep the thread posted. It will be slow going though. I really did buy the radio expecting not to use it, so I don't really want it displacing a ton of time for...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    Got it, thanks...

    I've found a few books in that series helpful-- accounting, calculus... they're usually at a community college level with some extra attention to explaining vocabulary and...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    Awesome. Thanks for the input, all, and thanks for all of that wildmanne39.

    The thing has arrived. I won't be rushing through this stuff. Today's agenda: get the batteries in and turn it on. ...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    I'm looking forward to getting the new radio. I'll have about a month to evaluate it. At $47.00, if it at least basically works and is usable, it'll be a bargain, especially compared to what radios...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    On the other hand, with CB experience, I could gain a deeper appreciation of such classics of American cinema as Smokey and the Bandit II.

    ...One thing newer generations will never understand:...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    Thanks. Interesting suggestion. We used to have a CB a long time ago. There's a 5% chance I can dig it out of the attic. For me, I want the range, both RX and TX.

    Blackouts can be very...
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    Re: Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    I just went and bought that radio. Still interested in folks' opinions, though, because I should have a month or so where it's eligible for return. I wanted to get the order in now so that there...
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    Inexpensive Ham Radio Recommendation?

    Hi all. Does anyone have a recommendation for an inexpensive Ham radio that I could buy rapidly? I just want something that could transmit if I need it to, but wouldn't usually be asked to do so. ...
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