Military-Style Radio - HF/VHF/UHF Manpack - Part IV



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In this video, we'll take a look at one of the most powerful all-in-one civilian manpacks. It provides all band and all-mode capabilities in a small footprint.

0:00 Introduction
0:35 Why the FT-818ND?
4:05 What can the FT-818ND do?
7:19 VHF, UHF and HF Antennas
12:05 Antenna Deployment
15:14 Manpack Bag
16:16 Batteries and Power
16:45 Gear Pouch Accessories
18:39 Manpack Breakdown
19:35 Solar Charging
21:39 How about an amplifier?
22:58 IC-705 Rant & Close

SUPPORT
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RADIO GEAR
1. Yaesu FT-818ND - https://amzn.to/3TyXTTG
2. ARMOLOQ TPA-817 pack frame - https://www.armoloq.com/tpa-817b
3. DigiRig Mobile - https://amzn.to/3QkifOe
4. UHF Male to BNC Female Right Angle Connector - https://amzn.to/3TdtB95
5. Antennas:
- Comet BNC-24 - https://www.dxengineering.com/parts/cma-bnc-24
- PackTenna TrekMount - https://www.packtenna.com/store/p21/TrekMount_Antenna_Mount.html
- PackTenna Mini 20m End-Fed-Half-Wave https://www.packtenna.com/store/p3/PackTenna_Mini_20m_End-Fed_Half_Wave_Antenna.html
6. Battery: 4.5Ah LiFePO4 -https://www.bioennopower.com/products/12v-4-5ah-lfp-battery-pvc-pack
7. Bags:
- Helikon-Tek E&E Pouch - https://amzn.to/3QCIRKI
- 5.11 6x6 Admin Pouch - https://amzn.to/3zUjflD
8. Misc connectors: https://www.thetechprepper.com/radio-adapter-kit
9. SOTABEAMS Carbon-6 - https://www.dxengineering.com/parts/SBM-CARBON-6
10. Buddipole POWERmini 2 - https://www.buddipole.com/powermini.html
11. 20W Foldable Solar Panel (F16-1200) - https://www.powerfilmsolar.com/products/foldable-solar-panels/20-watt-foldable-solar-panel
12. Coax
- 12" RG-8X - https://amzn.to/3AD99WC
- 4" RG-174 jumper - https://amzn.to/3ei1zJA

DIPOLE PARTS
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3. S-clip carabiners - https://amzn.to/3R2gSo6

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