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Date Posted: Sun 20 Dec 2009; 9:48pm
Author: Ramjet
Subject: Re: PMR 446 extending range
In reply to: Clive 's message, "PMR 446 extending range" on Sat 14 May 2005; 4:30pm

Yes, Open it up, install an external antenna connection, you could open up an old Wireless router, or just get a mini UHF connector or an SMC connector, what every you use, then connect up a decent antenna.

That means using a whip for portable use, or if you are in a car, then use a High gain vertical.
For home base, just connect a yagi. almost any square of copper wire will also make a massive difference in range.

Of course you could just look on Ebay and buy a Walki Talki with 400 -470 mhz range, 5 watts out and program in your own channels. That way you won't have to do any modifications.

good luck.

Ramjet

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