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Overland Roundtable - Overland Travel in a Jeep, Toyota, Nissan, Land Rover or on an adventure bike

The Overland Roundtable is a panel discussion that focuses on topics relating to those of us who explore the world. If the journey is more important than the destination and your travel revolves around the vehicle you drive, then this is the show for you! The discussion each session will be focused on a single topic and you'll hear thoughts and experiences from panel members with years of experience.
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Nov 18, 2015

Session 4 of Overland Roundtable is all about trail communications. Along with the usual suspects which make up the panel, we have a returning guest Ben Beierwaltes and a new guest Tom Severin; both who have extensive knowledge of HAM radio and communications. Some of the key topics include:

  • Talking about FRS radio
  • CB radio
  • UHF radio
  • HAM radio
  • SPOT and Delorum Inreach
  • Antenna selection
  • Using repeaters for extended coverage
  • The functions of HAM radio beyond voice communication
  • The components needed for a radio setup
  • License types and which one is best for you

 

Panelists:

Dan Cole: Dan explores in his 1999 Jeep Cherokee 2dr and 2007 GMC Yukon XL. Find Dan at www.the4x4podcast.com and also:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/the4x4podcast

Instagram: @the4x4podcast

Twitter: @the4x4podcast

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/the4x4podcast

 

Taylor Adney: 1993 Toyota 4runner, outfitted for overland travel. Part of a group called “The Overland Adventures” which can be found on:

Instagram (@theoverlandadventures) 

Youtube: http://www.youtube.com/channel/theoverlandadventures

Facebook: www.facebook.com/overlandadventures

Brandon Libby: Brandon Libby: Drives a 2 door JK Wrangler and a 2013 Pro4x Nissan Xterra. Has been into off-roading and overlanding for about 5 years. Contact Brandon at expeditionportal.com and search Brandon Libby. Also on Google+, Facebook, Twitter all under the same name.

Jason Spect: Driving a 2013 Toyota Tacoma and a 3rd Gen Toyota 4runner. Been into Overland travel for about 7 years, part of a team called Mountain State Overland. Can be found at mountainstateoverland.com and on:

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/msoverland

Instagram: @msoverland

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCFf8PTHJTZwtMWLfFkAkS4w


Alex Garner: 1999 Nissan Patrol, has been an overlander most of his life. Runs the Intents Offroad blog which can be found at intentsoffroad.com and on:  

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/intentsoffroad

Instagram: Instagram.com/intentsoffroad 

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/intentsoffroad

Guests:

Ben Beierwaltes: Ben is one of the guys behind Rocky Mountain Overland. He drives a JK Jeep Rubicon but has a good variety of vehicle makes and models in the group. You can find Ben at rockymountainoverland.com

Tom Severin

Tom is a certified four wheel drive trainer and offers training and 4x4 adventures through Badlands Offroad Adventures. Take a look at the website; www.4x4training.com

 

Links mentioned in this episode:

The Outdoor Adventure USA website; official website for the OA USA radio net. www.oausa.net

 

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