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just how far

Posted: 13 Jan 2007, 20:18
last night i had ch 2 on and the was someone talking and he said he was on a hill on the cheshire borders which is at least 30miles from me.with the auto squelch on he was still getting through.i was in the house and tried to speak back but couldnt.then he was talking to someone in blackpool which must be 50miles from this possible on a standard set up or do you think it was moded?

RE: just how far

Posted: 14 Jan 2007, 00:25
by 5thElement
Could be standard mate, when you're up high (on a hill/mountain for example) your range increases drastically.

There's always the chance he was using a different radio though with extra power, possibly an external antenna aswell, but it is possible with a regular pmr446 radio.