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You've already been apprised of the legal issues, so let me ask you a few questions... How did you program the radios? Were the antennas screwed all the way in? What was the terrain like where you were testing these things? Trees, houses? How did you decide on squelch level 5? Did you modify the CTCSS settings on either of the radios? This seems like the ...


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First, the legal issue: in the US, it's not legal to transmit on GMRS frequencies on a radio not type-accepted for GMRS. Having an FCC ID doesn't mean that a radio is type-accepted for GMRS; UV-5Rs aren't. Also, 462.55 MHz is slightly below GMRS channel 1, so you were transmitting out of the band. At 8 W, you should have been able to easily have a ...


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