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    Galaxy 8s GPS antenna

    Samsungs also have actual gps chips. Specifically the S8 has A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO We need more info on what you are trying to do to give options. If you are just trying to get more accurate gps location on your phone you have to go into setting and turn on high accuracy mode under...
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    Jumper Cable Circuit Breaker

    It was the "shiftiest" place I could think of off the top of my head lol, got to get some chop Shawn
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    Jumper Cable Circuit Breaker

    You also need to consider vandalism Its up to you if you want a not protected always hot direct to battery connection accessible form the outside of you truck. It also depends of where you go, always in the bush probably not an issue. Downtown Seattle, probably more of an issue. I have both...
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    Ham radio

    I had other posts in this thread that magically disappreaed. I was not recommending he dump hundreds of dollas on something he may or may not like or have use of Shawn
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    Ham radio

    Apprently you are not allowed to post unless you tell him to buy multi hundred dollar radios. Censorship is alive and well Shawn
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    Ham radio

    Depends. What do the people you want to talk to use? What modes do you want? What is you budget? What bands do you want to cover? What kind of install do you want? Permanate or Easily moveable to another truck? Radios are like cars and the answer is always depends. LOL Shawn
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    Baofeng GMRS

    The antenna is the weak link for these. Buy a good antenna and they function much better Shawn
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    Tool battery power accessory

    I found a dewalt one that attaches to the batteries and has 2 usb ports for your electronic needs. Works great. You can get the fake ones with a light etc if that floats your boat Shawn
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    Comms on the road?

    Tell me about it lol. I didnt know the radio did that until one night on the highway Shawn
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    Finding 'Liked' posts?

    If you have posted in the thread you can go to find threds upper left and then pick threads you have posted in. Dont know if that helps or not?
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    Comms on the road?

    My CB alerts with the radio off as long as it is still hooked up to power Shawn
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    Comms on the road?

    Thanks Do you know if they alert when the radio is off or not? Shawn
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    Comms on the road?

    Yes they can recieve NOAA but not alert. Or at least I have been unable to find any that do. Shawn
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    Comms on the road?

    I like CB mostly for the features that come in the units that arent readily avaialbe in other radios, and many truckers still use them up here. Primarily I like the CB radios for NOAA weather alerts and PA built into one unit. Shawn
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    Gear for starting out? (Check my list!)

    As too the fire extingusher, its an easy place to save weight and space. I have been using these (E50): https://elementfire.com They are no bigger than a road flare with 4 times more discharge time than a 5lbs and leave no residue Shawn