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Old 03-04-2017, 07:06 PM   #1
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Here's how to keep your favorite handy-talkie from meeting an early demise from falling off your belt.

Get a mini-carabineer and a ty-wrap. The carabineers are usually sold as a key ring. If the radio becomes dislodged from your belt the strap prevents disastrous unplanned impact with terrain when clipped to a belt loop of your pants.
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Lessee, I've been a ham for 60 years almost, and I never dropped an HT yet ... I'll pass. I druther be able talk on the darned thing without looking like a guy trying to bend over and bite himself in the ... in the ... well, in the shopping mall.
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What? No remote mic?

Shame.
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Actually I've never owned a remote mic. One would go well with your suggestion, though.
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I use a case with a BELT LOOP, not a clip, no way is it coming off the belt. HT snaps in, no way is it coming out of the case w/o my intent.
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Me I just carry a Baofeng that I won with a $1 ticket! (maybe a little over priced but it works)
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Actually I've never owned a remote mic. One would go well with your suggestion, though.
I would never work a public service event without a remote speaker/mic. Not only does it make for easy operations but it just looks so professionally cool.

When my wife was finishing up her Music Ed degree we would sometimes take MARTA downtown to concerts in the late evening. I would put a HT on my belt with the remote mic on my lapel. Everybody thought I was transit police so they left me alone.
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I would never work a public service event without a remote speaker/mic.
I agree. I never work a public service event without a remote speaker/mic. Also, I never work a public service event with a remote speaker/mic.
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