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Ham radio

Postby Bogator » Sun Jun 01, 2014 5:40 am



Ok, here is a question for you guy's, I am a Ham operator --and I have on my valkyrie a J&M cb unit, I need to mount a 2 meter ht on the handle bar to talk to repeaters ---the J&M has a aux on it so what I need to do is connect it to the J&M to hear thru the speakers. has anyone done this??? I can fix it with another earplug to talk thru ,but I think it will work better if I go thru the J&M. Just a thought?? GOD BLESS


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Re: Ham radio

Postby Bob Myers » Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:34 am

Being able to hear the Ht is the easy part. How does the J&M unit handle your output audio and a PTT? Not being familiar with this J&M unit you have quite a bit more info will be nice. Like maybe a J&M model, and what Ht you are using.
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Re: Ham radio

Postby wing rider 2012 » Sun Jun 01, 2014 10:45 am

If your HT runs an external mic then it wouldn't be that difficult to build an interface to allow TX audio and PTT functions. The hardest part would be selecting between the CB and the HT operations. The easiest way to accomplish this would to have a selectable PTT function, while in the HT mode the PTT would be disabled on the CB and while in the CB mode the PTT would be disabled for the HT.
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Re: Ham radio

Postby ankgrays » Sun Jun 01, 2014 11:03 am

I'm a ham too. Guess I'll be following this thread.

I've been thinking on how to mount a 2 meter or dual band mobile on my GL1100I. Antenna part won't be a problem...just trying to think through a

radio mounting of some kind. I'd like to have a little more output power than my FT-60R can do right now.

Sorry...rambling on here.

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Re: Ham radio

Postby Bob Myers » Sun Jun 01, 2014 12:43 pm

ankgrays wrote:I'm a ham too. Guess I'll be following this thread.

I've been thinking on how to mount a 2 meter or dual band mobile on my GL1100I. Antenna part won't be a problem...just trying to think through a

radio mounting of some kind. I'd like to have a little more output power than my FT-60R can do right now.

Sorry...rambling on here.

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My wife and I both also ride Vulcans. On these I have fitted an FTM 10, dual band with an Aux input/AM-FM receiver, via a custom box I built integration to 5 pin headset was easy. I feed my Sirius into the aux port and it works flawlessly.

On my Yamaha Venture I have a dual band Kenwood, integrating it into Yamaha wiring has so far eluded me. Audio from the receiver into the bike audio is easy, I used a device called MiXiT2. Audio and PTT for the radio so far are holding me back.There are wiring harness' you can buy to facilitate this but why buy when experimenting is 90% of the fun.
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Re: Ham radio

Postby Bogator » Mon Jun 02, 2014 7:27 am

WELL, here we go, glad to see that we have a lot of Ham's on here .the J&M unit that I have is--a solo unit that mounts on the handlebar the number is 2003 --J&MCB-2003--I looked it up on google. it has a plug and play for mp3 that I use and a aux setting . I have a ptt plug in for the HT --but I would have to wire something in to get it to work with it. I'll look at the schematic and see . KK4KSN is my call sign , you can look it up on QRZ, thanks and GOD BLESS----as for the HT I'm useing it is a Wouxun--kguv3d--duel-bander the ptt that I have is a plug in the ear which is like a vox---it picks up thru the ear--but it has 2 pin plug for the radio,
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Re: Ham radio

Postby harvey01 » Mon Jun 02, 2014 8:27 am

Bogator,

have you contacted J&M directly? they may have some ideas for you.

Also Sierra Electronics sell J&M products as well as a lot of other similar products so you might contact them also.
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Re: Ham radio

Postby Bob Myers » Mon Jun 02, 2014 10:20 am

It is highly likely the Sierra will have a ready made cable for that Ht. The vox however is not going to work through and with the J&M setup.


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