Tips to help you plan operating portable ham radio

This video will cover what equipment you will need and how to plan for portable amateur radio outings. I cover the basics of breaking down your equipment into sections or sub kits:

– antenna
– radio
– power and
– maintenance

Kit list so far (more will be discussed in next video):

Icom IC7200
Xiegu X108G
Yaesu FT3D
Yaesu FT817ND
DX Commander kit
MFJ 1979
2m Slim Jim
SOTAbeams linked dipole
Turnigy and Zippy Lipo batteries with test unit
Anderson powerpoles
Alpkit brukit

I will follow up on this video with an overview of the types of cases, backpacks, protective gear, camping gear and clothing I tend to use when working outdoors on the radio.

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I’m a licensed amateur radio operator from the United Kingdom. My YouTube channel features videos focusing on operating portable radio from various locations plus how to videos, tutorials, insights and conversations in the hobby.

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