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[DPRG] FRS Radios

Subject: [DPRG] FRS Radios
From: Ed Okerson eokerson at texasconnect.net
Date: Mon Jun 9 07:09:01 CDT 2003

Yes, they were kinda pricey, that is why I didn't pay much attention to
the details of them!  So if they are FRS, does that mean it is OK to send
DATA over FRS?

On Mon, 9 Jun 2003, Rodent wrote:

> If I remember right, most of them have a 1/8" stereo jack for the speaker /
> mic and they complete the mic circuit to key the transmitter. The FRS with
> the GPS are the Garmin Rhino models, but they aren't 2 for $25 -- more like
> $225+ each.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> > > I think the FRS bands are voice only, and you might get spanked if you
> > > transmit data, although I completely agree that the (eventual) price is
> > > right!  I've got a box full of these little radios that I've bought at
> >
> > They did also have some radios with built in GPS receivers that would
> > allow you to see where the person with the other radio was.  I didn't look
> > closely to see if they were FRS or GPRS though, but they have to be
> > sending data over those.


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