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Mobile radios are like DIY cellphones. They can communicate across the world without the infrastructure of cellphone carriers or the internet. And sometimes, there’s a lot of satisfaction in being able to do something all by yourself.

Here I am at Hamvention 2010 in Dayton, Ohio checking out all of the mobile radios. There was everything from pedestrian mobile, to ham radio backpacks, to bicycle mobile.

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dianaeng

Fashion + Technology
Diana was a contestant on Project Runway season 2, graduated from RISD, and currently lives in New York City.


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  1. nullsmack says:

    I’m enjoying this series, I hope there’s a lot more in store? I made it to this years Hamvention for the first time in over 10 years. I feel like there’s a lot more to it that I didn’t experience. I had lots of fun in the flea market area and it was interesting to look around inside too. I’ve never visited the forums or done anything else like that. I did see a guy with an awesome antenna on his back. Thing must’ve been 15-20′ easy. It was brushing the leaves on the tree as he was walking by, it was magnificent.

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