HAM Setup – Car + Radio configurations

Car configuration

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DIAMOND K400CNMO Trunk/Hatchback Mount

NR770HNMO Dualband Mobile Antenna

  • Bands: 2m/70cm
  • Gain dBi: 3.0/5.5
  • Watts: 200
  • Height: 38.2″
  • Mount: NMO
  • Element Phasing: 1-1/2 Lambda, 2-5/8 Lambda

Radio Configuration

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BaoFeng BF-F8HP 8-Watt Dual Band Two-Way Radio (136-174MHz VHF & 400-520MHz UHF)

  • Model: New BAOFENG BF-F8HP
  • Battery: 2000mAh, 7.4v, Li-ion
  • Frequency Range:
    • 65-108MHz (FM Receive only)
    • 136-174MHz and 400-520MHz (TX/RX)
  • Mode of operation: Simple or semi-duplex
  • Transmitter Output power: 8W/5W / 1W (Max 8W)
  • Modulation Mode: 16k F3E / 11k F3E
  • Maximum deviation: <5kHz(Wide) / <2.5kHz(Narrow)
  • CTCSS/DCS deviation: 0.5+/-0.1kHz(Wide) / 0.3+/-0.1kHz(Narrow)
  • Antenna: 7″ High Gain Dual Band
  • Antenna Connector: SMA-Male
  • Antenna Impedance: 50Ω

Nagoya NA-771 15.6-Inch Whip VHF/UHF (144/430Mhz) Antenna

  • Frequency: 144/430MHz
  • Gain: 2.15dBi
  • Max power: 10 Watts
  • VSWR : Less 1.5:1
  • Impedance: 50 OHM
  • Connector: SMA-Female
  • Length: 39.6 cm (~15.6 inches)
  • Impedance : 50 ohms

Connector Adapter

 

Compare SMA vs UHF connector

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