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Old 01-05-2009, 13:01   #16
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Bob,

Your 604 is the same as my 602 I think. Let us know here how the mike-cords are doing in a couple of years. All my cords started breaking the outer cover after 2 years (we're in the tropics) and after 4 all of them are shot, incl. the inside cord for the mike on the radio itself. I hope they improved that....

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Uniden Wireless

I had a bad experience with Uniden radio and WAM mic. The remote mic speaker lost connectivity with base station frequently and channel scrolling was painfully slow. I got so frustrated, I returned it to WM and replaced it with a SH and wired mic. Much better results. I just ran into another cruiser in Key West who has the Uniden and had the same problems. Great idea, but poor engineering.
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Standard Horizon now offers optional Bluetooth kit for some of their VHF radios (for use up to 30 feet away).
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Yeah, but then you have to be concerned about the battery in the remote. Remember, none of us need a VHF ...until the day you NEED it.
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