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ECRV 4716 and 4715: From Austin to D.C.

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External shot of 4716 in Shenandoah National Park:

These trucks have gasoline engines instead of diesel. Note the absence of the Pneumatic mast this gives it a much lower center of gravity.

Closeup of the front console:

P.A., Vertex low band, Icom IC-7000, Midland C.B., Bearcat Scanner and the Nextel, Satellite, and analog phones.

Rear View Camera Monitor:

One camera shows the view of the rear and another faces the Vsat dish, shure makes backing up easier.


Rear Panel:

Back here the most notable differences in the new version are the rack mounted server PC and a Yaesu FT-8800 VHF/UHF ham radio instead of the Kenwood TS-2000. The upper right has a flat screen monitor for the server

 This is the auto pointing Vsat dish

 The "Airport Shuttle"

Mike gave us a quick tour of headquarters and then the capitol on the way to the airport







Written by w5ffp

November 18, 2007 at 4:17 am

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