Today we tested the first two HSMM Radios in Henderson County. The people involved in this Historic Day were KI4GWN Kimber, the EC for Henderson county, KI4IYS Chris, and myself KC4BQK. This has been a fun and a very good learning experience. Of course we had our problems getting everything setup. There was to much glare on the laptop screens and a few other small problems that always happen in the Mark 1 prototype equipment. One unit was on house power and the other was powered from the truck. We did get everything working at close range and then we went long range, about 3/4 mile. At that distance we had no problems communicating with the equipment. This was done with only 200mW.
Here are a couple of pictures of the test: