[chirp_users] The VHF low band is still in use

Trevor Holyoak trevor at holyoak.com
Tue Sep 6 13:02:06 PDT 2016


As is the Yaesu VX-5R.

- Trevor KDGHI
> John LaMartina <mailto:JohnLa at usa.net>
> Tuesday, September 06, 2016 1:58 PM
>
> Bruce,
>
> The Wouxun UVD1P covers the 50MHz 6m band and is programmable using CHIRP.
> http://www.miklor.com/UVD1P/
>
>
> John
> http://www.miklor.com
>
> *From:*chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com 
> [mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of 
> *Bruce LeGrande
> *Sent:* Tuesday, September 06, 2016 3:01 PM
> *To:* Chirp-Users List
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] The VHF low band is still in use
>
> Every time I start up Chirp, I see the reference to the 6m band and 
> look forward to the day I can get a 'Chirpable' radio that covers that 
> band.
> Last rig I had in that band was an old Clegg 6'er.
>
> Any rig in particular that has that coverage working exceptionally 
> well with Chirp as the programming tool ?
>
> 73 4 now,
> Bruce
>
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> Bruce LeGrande <mailto:kb6lwn at gmail.com>
> Tuesday, September 06, 2016 1:01 PM
>
> Every time I start up Chirp, I see the reference to the 6m band and 
> look forward to the day I can get a 'Chirpable' radio that covers that 
> band.
> Last rig I had in that band was an old Clegg 6'er.
>
> Any rig in particular that has that coverage working exceptionally 
> well with Chirp as the programming tool ?
>
> 73 4 now,
> Bruce
>
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> Don McRoberts <mailto:drmcroberts at charter.net>
> Monday, September 05, 2016 1:18 PM
>
> Actually, one of the main reasons for California’s use of low-band VHF 
> is because a large portion of California is mountainous and higher 
> frequencies simply require a lot more infrastructure in the way of 
> repeaters to be able to cover the same areas with hills and valleys. 
> This would result in much higher costs for reliable coverage.
>
> *73**de **W3DRM**- Don***
>
> *From:*chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com 
> [mailto:chirp_users-bounces at intrepid.danplanet.com] *On Behalf Of 
> *jl_wilkerson at att.net
> *Sent:* Monday, September 05, 2016 11:15 AM
> *To:* chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com
> *Subject:* Re: [chirp_users] The VHF low band is still in use
>
> With the open spaces, large patrol areas and such, vhf LO is probably 
> the best band out there for them.
>
> ------ Original message------
>
> *From: *J. David Aten via chirp_users
>
> *Date: *Mon, Sep 5, 2016 12:41 PM
>
> *To: *chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com 
> <mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>;
>
> *Subject:*[chirp_users] The VHF low band is still in use
>
> One of the largest police agencies, with thousands of radios, and 
> covering one of the largest geographical areas, still uses VHF low 
> band, and has absolutely no plans on moving, or changing.  That is the 
> California Highway Patrol.  (CHP).
>
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> jl_wilkerson at att.net <mailto:jl_wilkerson at att.net>
> Monday, September 05, 2016 12:14 PM
>
> With the open spaces, large patrol areas and such, vhf LO is probably 
> the best band out there for them.
>
>
> ------ Original message------
>
> *From: *J. David Aten via chirp_users
>
> *Date: *Mon, Sep 5, 2016 12:41 PM
>
> *To: *chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com 
> <mailto:chirp_users at intrepid.danplanet.com>;
>
> *Subject:*[chirp_users] The VHF low band is still in use
>
>
> One of the largest police agencies, with thousands of radios, and 
> covering one of the largest geographical areas, still uses VHF low 
> band, and has absolutely no plans on moving, or changing.  That is the 
> California Highway Patrol.  (CHP).
>
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