I recently updated my POV and decided to install a Yaesu FT-8800 dual band radio. The main radio is located in a tray covered by a lid in the trunk of the vehicle and the control unit sits between the front two seats and is secured still with a french zipper. The current antenna for the 2M band is a stainless steel whip and spring attached to a magnet mount. This is a temporary setup until I decide on a permanent dual band (VHF/UHF) make and model.
W6LG review on measured output power and the difference between peak and average.
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