Marine Deals 24 hours Nexus waterproof VHF

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Raptor
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Kayak Make: Viking
Kayak Model: Profish Reload
VHF Call Sign: Raptor ZMQ2349
Location: Papatotetoe, Auckland
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Wed Oct 31, 2012 8:59 am

Just a heads up

Marine Deals have this for $99 as a 24 hour deal

Nexus NX1000 Waterproof Handheld VHF Radio

http://www.marine-deals.co.nz/mid-week- ... week+Deals" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;
Raptor ZMQ2349

Mad keen kayaker... or perhaps just mad.
- Viking Profish Reload (the rock proof fishing boat)
- Southern Skua (the distance cruiser)
- Squall (Its hers)
- Breaksea Double (doin it together)

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Hairy Little Dwarf
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Kayak Make: Phoenix
Kayak Model: Hornet

Wed Oct 31, 2012 12:15 pm

2W is a little feeble for a yak IMHO

You ideally need as much power as you can get since you don't have the advantage of aerial height
I'd say 3W would be the minimum you'd want in suburbia, 5W if in the 'wilds'
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Dad! Dad! Look at his fish! It's way bigger than anything you've EVER caught! - Nosey 7-8yo boy on opening my icebox to father strapping down his $XXX Stabicraft 759(?) - Gold. Pure Gold.

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