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Offline ChrisSmolinski

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Ham Cramwich: $25,000 Of Communications Gear In A $500 Car
« on: December 20, 2009, 1622 UTC »
Ham radio appears to be more of an addiction than a hobby to the seller of this $500 Dodge. Every surface is covered with $25K in communications equipment for every conceivable band (FM/UHF/HF/VHF/SPACEMAN)...

http://jalopnik.com/5428829/ham-cramwich-25000-of-communications-gear-in-a-500-car
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Re: Ham Cramwich: $25,000 Of Communications Gear In A $500 Car
« Reply #1 on: January 06, 2010, 0225 UTC »
It is amazing that he could even drive that. Looks pretty cramped on the drivers side.
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Re: Ham Cramwich: $25,000 Of Communications Gear In A $500 Car
« Reply #2 on: January 09, 2010, 0050 UTC »
How could anyone claim hams are geeks after seeing THAT uber-cool vehicle?
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Re: Ham Cramwich: $25,000 Of Communications Gear In A $500 Car
« Reply #3 on: February 02, 2010, 1613 UTC »
I'd hate to see what it would look like after an accident...think of all the great gear that would be ruined!

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Re: Ham Cramwich: $25,000 Of Communications Gear In A $500 Car
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2010, 0352 UTC »
Just park it somewhere in Oakland, California for a night.  That will fix everything.