I was really into radio a few years back and then lost interest because of family and time. My buddy just got his license and is bugging me to get back into it but he's just over a large hill (small mountain) and we cannot talk directly. I would like to set something up for him that he could toss up on top of the mountain for a few hours so we can chat it up and then he could pull it back down. There's a road to the top so it's just a quick trip to drop the radios. I've
I thought I was set on this duplex repeater but then read it needs to be "tuned"
Radio-Tone Duplex Repeater
Then I'm reading simplex is just fine if it's just you and your friend so I found these two...
Surecom SR-112 Simplex Repeater
There was another I can't find now of course
And then I've been reading a repeater isn't even needed in emergency situations you could use this...
RPT-2K between two radios.
Can someone provide a little insight on how we can extend our GMRS radios if there was an emergency situation?