As you may recall I have been planning on investing in a 50cc scooter to get me about as I am finding bus fares costly and they have indeed gone up, a second issue that has since arisen is cuts to all the bus services in the local area that are not commercially run, that would be 95% of them, you may also remember I plan to install a CB radio and chose a Midland Alan 42 Multi for this very reason.
Once I have the scooter I can properly look at fitting anything needed, including a cigarette lighter socket for radio power, though I plan to fit one anyway for my phone as I may need to charge it on the go.
once I have looked at the scooter and located where best to fit the coax, mount, and the radio itself, as well as fitting a headset in my motorcycle helmet then I should in theory be able to chat on the move on the CB in a limited capacity, what I would also need to check is that the engine, a GY6 type engine, doesn't generate any QRM, if it does generate any it may be difficult to isolate, however I can only check for this when the engine is running and running at various different RPM as any QRM may get worse at different RPM.
I'll keep you informed.
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