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Every radio amateur should have a "go-box" or "go-kit" for portable and emergency operations. In this video from BluegrassMedia, we see a well-designed, fairly lightweight, and highly portable emergency station that could be used at home or in the field. You may already have most of the HF/VHF/UHF transceivers you need in your shack. The metal or wooden case can be obtained from a variety of home improvement or electrical supply outlets. Although this project was made indoors, it may be a good idea to wear protective eye gear and paint the "go-box" outside to avoid fumes. Take stock of what you have in your shack and get ready to build an emergency ham radio station. You never know when a natural or man-made disaster will occur.
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