The protection you need for your IC-705?

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by KM9G, Jul 28, 2021.

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  1. KM9G

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    Or is this another "almost right" from Windcamp?

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  2. W1YW

    W1YW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Good advice.... back clip shoulda worked :-(

    Cage is about the same price as the backpack, which is totally protective BTW.

    Chip W1YW
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  3. W7UUU

    W7UUU Principal Moderator Lifetime Member 133 Administrator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    They make good stuff - but having tried one I just think stuff like that adds unnecessary bulk and weight. VERY nicely made though for those who feel the need for all that in a field radio

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  4. N1IPU

    N1IPU Ham Member QRZ Page

    The protection you need is a pelican case. :)
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  5. WA9DGM

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    Only thing they forgot is a folding handle on top of the frame.
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  6. KA1YBS

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    I throw my KX2 into a zip-locking freezer bag and then into a soft case. Weighs less than a pound in total, no bulk inside my backpack, and I'm done.

    73, see you on the air!
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  7. W1SRR

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    I carry mine in a backpack and think this would be a good accessory to protect the rig when it is removed and setup for use. I wonder if Windcamp will have a lexan cover for it in the future?
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  8. W7CBR

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    K9RJ, AJ6KZ, K6MAA and 1 other person like this.
  9. N3EG

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    Again, what's the point of having a "portable" radio when you put it in a huge case?
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  10. W4SIJ

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