Originally Posted by Groucho
Mobile operations is when the station is in a moving vehicle (anything that moves) and not at the same location as your license's permanent address.
Portable is a station that is fixed (not mobile) BUT not at the same place as the permanent station (which is the physical address of your license, most often home). Field Day run will be a portable operation; we won't be moving, but it won' t be at anyone's physical license address either.
Walking around the house with your HT is not mobile nor is it portable. Using the HT while on a bike is mobile. Walking to the gas station is mobile. Setting up a radio at camp is portable.
So Rudy will be mobile while he's riding his bike on or off the sidewalk but when he stops to ragchew he will be portable. What happens if he starts talking as he comes to a stop?
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Originally Posted by AxleIke
I need an FJ40....
Originally Posted by Red_Chili
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