In the embedded video I try out a Windcamp Gipsy full size portable dipole and a 72000mAh portable powerpack into my Icom 705 amateur radio. Here is an amazon link to the EASYLONGER Lithium powerpack. And here is a link to the Antenna on the ML&S site. The video was recorded about a week into what I think was the Omicron variant of COVID-19. I'm over it now but at time of recording I … [Read more...] about Testing the Windcamp Gipsy portable dipole & the EASYLONGER lithium power station.
I've been testing a few aerials for my current handheld radio of choice. This experiment is hardly scientific. But I think it's good enough to show you which aerial is the best of the bunch. At least in some conditions. It might also save you some money. Here is a little background. You might want scroll to my findings if you're in a hurry. I started this experiment before I was a licensed … [Read more...] about Best PMR446 or 2m/70cm Mobile Antenna?