Yaesu FT-8800R Ham Radio : Storing and Case

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Yaesu FT- 8800R ham radioIn this post I will go over how I store my 8800R and what I store with it.

In two previous articles I went over the Yaesu FT-8800R radio and accessories. Both articles are worth the read.

So let’s go over my standard format, what is the mission for all of this?

Mission –

To safely store the radio and all components with which to operate the radio.

Requirements & Restrictions –
  1. Cases must be sturdy, at least to military specifications.
  2. Cases musty protect against dust, dirt, and water impingement.
  3. Cases should protect the contents against damage due to reasonable heights and rough handling.
  4. Cases should be low profile and not draw attention to them.
  5. Case should be light enough for one person to easily carry.

SKB i-series 3I-1711--68-C.The case I chose was the SKB i-series 3I-1711–68-C. These cases are waterproof and as sturdy, if not more so, that Pelican cases. And…

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Author: Alfred E. Neuman

73 year old geek, ultra-conservative patriot.

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