Ham Radio in Disney WORLD

Discussion in 'On the Road' started by K9ZFG, Mar 31, 2015.

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  1. N1WVQ

    N1WVQ Ham Member QRZ Page

    We’re looking to go to WDW in January 2023. I plan on bringing GMRS radios at the very least, & there is at least 1 GMRS repeater associated with WDW.
  2. AI5DH

    AI5DH Ham Member QRZ Page

    Rules do not apply to hams and if you get busted, lie.
  3. KP4SX

    KP4SX Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Wear a laminated copy of your GMRS license on a lanyard and wear a shirt with epaulets to clip your mic to. That way they know you are a dominate force to be reckoned with.
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  4. N7WR

    N7WR Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Haven't read all the posts so maybe someone has already mentioned this---but many, many decades ago the original Disneyland in Anaheim, CA actually had a 2 meter repeater on site. The antenna was atop the Matterhorn Mountain. The repeater covered an area much larger than the park itself. As a very young ham with a (at the time) very large 2 meter handheld I carried it and used it on every trip to the park. There was actually a Disneyland Amateur Radio Club and members could have QSL cards made with their call. The QSL cards were all Disney themed.
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  5. N4DJC

    N4DJC Ham Member QRZ Page

    I found my QSL from WDW

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  6. KC3KMZ

    KC3KMZ Ham Member QRZ Page

    To answer your question I have been to Disney World several times, in fact, I will be there next week and I have always taken my HT. there is a radio club Disney Emergency Radio Service (DEARS) that has a repeater on Disney property that I have always used and a great bunch of guys on it. Check their website out.
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