Wanted UHF gear for mmdvm repeater system

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Gear For Sale' started by NO7Y, Jan 18, 2019.

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  1. NO7Y

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    I have the controller on the way. Would like to find more robust radios to use, then the ones I have. Maybe outdated commercial rigs, etc. Also searching out cans/duplexers (probably end up getting a set from amazon, but if cheap other place, that is plus :")

    The keyword here is cheap.

    I am located in Salem, Or.

  2. N8PC

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    tyt th 9000 d UHF radios $130.00 ea from R&L. easy to setup as a repeater. jumper from Digi-key and 9 pin connector for radio to interface to controller. everything else built inside radio I run 2 of these with an SCOM 7330 controller. and 2 vhf version for my 2 meter repeater
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  3. N9AGC

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    don't bother with chinese cheapies...Plenty of heavy duty Motorola CDMs around that are built like tanks.
  4. N8PC

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    Motorola CDM'S are not cheap and the software is outdated for the use of computers today. they use old dos and not new windows compatible.
  5. N9AGC

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    Not true at all. Prices are in the same $125-150 price range as the Chinese plastic AND can be programmed with Windows. I do it all the time!
  6. N8PC

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    and the software costs how much? mine came with the software for free along with programing cable.
  7. NO7Y

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    I run Linux, I do have a Windows 10 machine I keep in the corner that has DOS box installed. Worse case I can machine program, if need be. I would not mind a Mot radio, Kenwood, commercial rigs are fine. (I have a Kenwood commercial 2 meter radio I use daily, was hoping to use it, alas no 2 meter freq pairs available for use in area).

    The key part here is cheap.
  8. K7JEM

    K7JEM Ham Member QRZ Page

    I think I would look for a UHF GM300 or M120. They have a connector on the back that accesses the discriminator and modulator, so they would interface pretty easily. They are older units, but can be found for around $50 or so. They make a 25w and a 40w variety, but I would get the 25w if you can find it, and run it at about 10 watts, and put a fan on it.
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