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Old 05-05-2013, 10:11 AM   #1
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Power for 2M ham radio.

I want to mount my Yaesu FT-7900 in my Mountaineer. Do most of you hams run a power supply off AC power, or run new wires from the battery. I don't think the 12 volt wiring is thick enough to transmit at full power. The FT-7900 draws about 9 amps when transmitting at 50 watts.
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