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  • techie42 commented on dhwrockclimber's instructable Baofeng UV5R Repeater8 months ago
    Baofeng UV5R Repeater

    Plus the walkie talkie being used for the transmitter will suffer extreme heat build up under use from a few users on the system. I have a baofeng uc5r and I keyed down for 1 minute and the the inside chassis was very hot. Use mobile radios with large heat sink and a fan for better dependability.

    A word of advice, don't use walkie talkies for repeaters. They may work for temporary installations, but as a permanent use no way. I cant see how you could keep desense out of the receiver being next to the transmitter.being used

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