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PostPosted: Tue Aug 21, 2007 11:05 pm 
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I'm trying to find out what lightweight walkie talkie / phones get used by pro teams as am looking to get a set for group rides in hilly areas?

Anyone got any experience of these? Can give me any brand/model names?

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David


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I can get you a brand name later today.

I do know that most of them are motorola, and expensive.


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I didnt know Lightweight made walkie talkies! :wink:

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iliveonnitro wrote:
I can get you a brand name later today.

I do know that most of them are motorola, and expensive.


Cheers, look forward to it.

D.


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So how about it?


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I actually forgot to look on the last day of work. I emailed someone else who worked there and the best answer I got was that it was Motorola brand and smaller than normal walkies.

I'll try to look when I go to pick up my check in a couple weeks.

Really sorry guys :(


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http://www.pantechusa.com/web/guest/c3

My favorite cell phone yet. 71.2 g with battery, which lasts 3+ hours of talk time, and it survives drops much better than the fancy pants blackjacks etc.


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I once looked into this to find a real light walkie talkie. From all the problems some teams have and that it would be nice to have my own. I spent hours on the web and there is not much out there for a nice light one. so I hope someone here can find something.


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PostPosted: Wed Aug 29, 2007 2:29 pm 
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Likely the Alinco handheld model.

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http://www.alinco.com/Products/DJC7/

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http://www.wired.com/wired/archive/12.07/armstrong.html


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