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GMRS Midland MXT115

Discussion in 'MURS / FRS / GMRS' started by Shadetree Mechanic, Aug 2, 2020 at 5:37 PM.

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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    Picked up the Farm Bundle from Midland, which is the MTX115 mobile radio along with a pair of T70 series handheld radios. I got an additional pair of handheld too. I wanted something to take to the beach on vacation for the family. With all the chaos posted about the protesting and YouTube videos about violence at the resort areas, I wanted something to stay connected. Cell phones work, but I wanted the group to know what was going on as a whole. The plan was for the mobile unit to be mounted as a base station in the beach house and the handheld to be used by people when they go out. It worked out extremely well and the coverage of the handheld is so good, that the 15w mobile base was not really necessary for what we were doing. As an avid CBer, I felt that CB would be my first choice. But the compact units are just easier to deal with. The mobile mag mount that it comes with is about 6 inches long.

    Applied for my license, no test unless you count the hoops to jump through for a federal number and the navigation of the FCC website. Haha! My call sign is WRHX773.

    https://midlandusa.com/product/mxt115ag-micromobile-farm-radio-bundle/

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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    The first thing I did when I opened up the package is what any normal radio enthusiast would do. I took the cover off! Would these be deviation and power? Frequency adjustment?

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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    Currently making a guest appearance in the main shack.

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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    The mic is real nice, has a good weight and feel with up down buttons on top. I wonder if it will work with the Anytone 5555? Haha

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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    The handheld units are FRS so no license needed for them.

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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    Yup FRS

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    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    I read somewhere that these handhelds will do 2w. No grey area here, no sir....

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