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post #21 of 37 Old 11-22-2010
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UHF 5W handheld

I fitted a Uniden 5w mobile unit in the Crafter. I recently got a UH078sx 5w hand held for the Caddy which I mounted on the dash.

www.uniden.com.au/resources_main/pdfs/UH078SX_DELUXE_OM.pdf

As it's a hand held, it fits nicely in the Treg centre console box and can charge the lithium batt packs from the console 12v outlet. It's fairly powerful and also waterproof. So, it's a good option for convoy, in the bush out of the car comms and listening to ch40 and the 'truckies chuckles'. Might be a useful option for some if you want to avoid a hard wired mobile unit.


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Oils, re the UH078SX. Any guess at what sort of range you could expect in a mobile convoy situation (level ground). Also do you have a ball park $ value and a recommended supplier in Ippy? Sounds like a good alternative as long as it's effective. Dub

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I got mine off ebay. Comes with a plug in mic as well. Good in a convoy. I last used it a few weeks back when I gave it to my sister-in-law in a Prado and I used the 10w in the Navara. This link is also an ebay seller:

Uniden UH078SX-NB Deluxe 5 Watt Tough Waterproof UHF Radio Uniden UH078sx-NB 5 watt UHFCB Premium Pack [UH078SX-NB] - $315.70 :

cheaper here

UNIDEN UH078SX-NB HANDHELD UHF RADIO 5 WATT 77 CHANNEL TWO WAY + 2 BATTERIES NEW | eBay

These units are easily portable and still have plenty of power. I use it around Brissy when the traffic needs monitoring or the coppers are about with their toys. Easy fit in the Caddy.


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Hey Male-beast,

Where did you find the Z bracket? Having no end of trouble finding one to suite 2014 Touareg so any source info greatly appreciated.

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Hi Bobzed57,

About to undertake and install on my MY15 Touareg and having difficulty in finding a suitable Z bracket.

Where did you find yours?

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Hi Vic B

I haven't been at CT in ages, good to see some of my old stuff still works. The bracket was a bog standard one I picked up from one of the usual suspects. I remember I had to do some re-shaping in the vise. Wasn't too much effort. I event re-purposed it for use on my Disco.

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What did that mount set you back Steve_L. It looks like the ducks guts.
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What did that mount set you back Steve_L. It looks like the ducks guts.
While browsing the forums, I only just saw this question from 12 months ago...so apologies for the very tardy response.

from memory it was about $50

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No worries about that at all Steve. I made a few enquiries and ended up getting one for a bit under $50. It's mounted on the trailing edge of the bonnet with a heavy duty phone antenna on it and a double phone/2 way mount on the dash inside. I'll get some photos later and post them up. Cheers Tim
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MY10 T2 with 280000km. Pretty bog standard
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