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UHF/VHF Radio?

Discussion in '2.5 Gen TRD Pro (2014-2021)' started by Tundra-Canuck, Mar 28, 2020.

  1. Mar 28, 2020 at 2:36 PM
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    Where are folks finding a good spot for these radios? Thanx
     
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    Which radio?
     
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    An HT like the "Feng" is not as big as iPhone really but somewhat more bulky and heavy too.
    This is a pretty subjective thing and some people like the radio in their face and others do not.

    So many phone holding solutions will also work fine for a handheld.

    I recently played with one of those Weathertech cupholder based holders and it is a lot nicer than you can imagine if you have not held one in your hand yet and that would be one way.
    I use the Scosche now for all phones and they work OK for a Handheld radio as well.

    I was about to take a pic of the HT and phone together but them realized my only easy camera is my phone?

    I would also only suggest not using an HT in a car too unless you are going to stick an external antenna on it outside the car,otherwise can be pretty frustrating for sure.
     
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    I mounted my VHF radio inside the center console against the back. The handset cable fits in the notch so I can still close lid when handset is out when at work, when not at work handset goes back into center console and no one would know it’s there.
     
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    I have the same one...
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    I would think if a one peice radio that giant honkin' console seems an obvious place whether inside or outside on the passenger side.
    It is not like there is a space shortage inside these trucks really.

    I haven't had time to install anything in mine just yet but it will for sure be a detached head radio when I do so I will only need to find a spot for the tiny control head,there are plenty of choices for the body to go.
     
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    I mounted my Icom under the driver's seat
     
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    i have a ham radio wired in my land cruiser, my friend was running a baofeng hand held with a magnet mount and had just as good range. think i'll be going with that.
     

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