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by ian2509
Mon Apr 15, 2019 1:25 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Radios and walkie talkies
Replies: 22
Views: 1610

Re: Radios and walkie talkies

Hi guys, sorry to hyjack your post but I had a quick question and you guys seem to really know your stuff. I have a Baofeng GT3 MK2 and a UV-5RD. Do you need a licence for these?
by ian2509
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: How are you preparing
Topic: Close combat self defense
Replies: 35
Views: 7628

Re: Close combat self defense

I do very much see the point in this post, I dont want to do the whole I am thing. But truth is I am quite well trained in unarmed combat ranging from MMA to Judo. Although if im totally honest I have very rarely used what I know in a real life situation. Mostly for fear of getting done over for exc...
by ian2509
Thu Aug 25, 2016 10:55 am
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Shadowhawk x800
Replies: 0
Views: 1205

Shadowhawk x800

Shadowhawk x800 Had this about a week now, so thought I would do an honest post on it. So first of all I bought this rather impulsively at £20 from a well known online auction site. Overall I like this tourch its sturdy, powerful and well built. However here comes the BUT. The case it comes in is ve...
by ian2509
Tue Aug 23, 2016 10:10 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Baofeng GT3-MK2
Replies: 3
Views: 4891

Baofeng GT3-MK2

Hi all, new to this forum not much posting done yet. Just wanted your thoughts with regards to the baofeng GT3MK2 vs the UV5 models. I can see the UV5 is very popular with many of you and wandered why so when the price difference is only £4 or so depending where you buy. I have the GT3-MK2 and have ...
by ian2509
Sat Aug 20, 2016 2:45 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Frequently asked Quetions
Replies: 15
Views: 22853

Re: Frequently asked Quetions

Hi Wulfshead, Thanks for that very detailed explanation, your clearly a man in the know. I guess I can see the merit in licencing the airwaves to keep it all clean so to speak. I have recently purchased at baofeng GT3-MK2, I dont think its capable of using the regulated freqs, so for now im going to...
by ian2509
Wed Aug 17, 2016 8:06 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Frequently asked Quetions
Replies: 15
Views: 22853

Re: Frequently asked Quetions

Hi, noob question, looked on the forum for an answer but couldn't find what I was looking for. Firstly im looking for a starter radio and the Baofeng UV-5RE and GT3 have caught my eye, which is the better one. Secondly, I see alot on here ref a licence for use of ham radio in the UK, who regulates t...
by ian2509
Tue Aug 16, 2016 10:19 am
Forum: New Members Start Here
Topic: Greeting from Lincolnshire
Replies: 2
Views: 556

Greeting from Lincolnshire

Hi all, Firstly its great to have found this site, I really belive I can learn alot from what ive seen so far. So a little about me, I live in Lincolnshire, and have been prepping for a short while now, I'm ex Army and I think this is where my interest in prepping started. I enjoy the outdoor lifest...