The main reasons for fitting a Mobile Digitalradio is they run on 12v (no need to charge batteries) they are higher powered (25W) than a handheld portable radio (5W), perfect for Motorsport Communications, weather its for Circuit racing cars, Rally, Targa, Offroad, and Offshore.
Installing a Mobile Radio correctly.
Wire up as per diagram.
- -12v for radio connected directly to -ve of 12v battery (not to ground )
- +12v for radio directly to +12v of battery or kill switch.
- Fit a Power noise filter in radio power wire.
- Fit 15A fuse in DC power Cable, 5A in ignition sense power cable.
- Ignition sense turns the radio "on" when the ignition is turned on and stay on until the 12V power is turned off.
- chose the correct antenna to suit both your vehicle and frequency.
- don't tighten cable ties, care needs to be taken not to crush the cables.
- don't coil antenna cables, this will cause a loss in performance.
If you have any problems call the experts Harris Race Radios.
Harris Race Radios can provide you with Professional Telecommunications, Rex Harris is a qualified Radio engineer certified by RSM as an Approved radio engineer (ARE) and ARC so we can certify all of your radios, and radio licenses. Aaron is a Data Engineer working closely with all things involved with Motorsport communications. Harris Race Radios are Motorola, Kenwood and Rugged radios New Zealand NZ Dealers.
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