Introducing the ultimate radio combo-pack,
big enough for the serious DX crowd. Take your IC-7000, FT-2900R, Yaesu FT-100, ICOM
IC-706MK2G, or similarly sized mobile radio outside and put it to work. The DXpedition
Pack™ is combined with your choice of
the Radio Box™ or the Radio Pouch™
to carry your radio in padded, secure comfort inside the full sized
daypack. Now you can carry your radio and power supply along with the
antennas, tuner, cable, wire, splitters, and miscellaneous
accessories, and still have room for your lunch and a jacket! Models
are also available to fit the larger FT-897 or the smaller FT-817.
DXpedition Pack™ Specifications:
Full sized daypack constructed of heavy-duty black
nylon, with all the finished details that you've come to expect from
a PowerPort products. Padded shoulder straps, full length
webbing-loop tie-downs, and rain-flapped zippers all around.
Antennas can be packed into the two long,
elastic-topped mesh antenna pockets. The upper portions are secured
by cam-locking webbing straps above. One large outside pocket can easily fit a full-sized
notebook, clipboards, and maps
Two generous, zippered accessory pockets on
the outside for easy access.
There are 12 attachment points on the padded
shoulder straps to hold handheld radios, GPS receiver, handheld
cassette recorder to record contacts, cell phone, or any
Complementary Moveable Microphone Clip (the same one
featured on the Worldpouch) that can be clipped anywhere to keep the
mic at hand.
Waist and chest trap keep the pack snug when needed.
Generous padding along the spine with mesh backing
provides support, comfort, and allows great ventilation to your
back. This makes a real difference anytime, but especially when
you're packing your gear up a hill, or running to catch a plane.
Comes with your choice of
the Radio Box™ (in 2 sizes) or the
Radio Box shown with Yaesu FT-100 and
optional PowerPort power supply (Part# HPP8A)
The RadioBox™. This is a separate, fully
detachable padded case that isolates and protects the radio and
optional PowerPort power supply from all of the other gear that you
need to carry in your pack.
release buckles give easy access to your radio. |
your radio can be secured in a number of different positions with
adjustable Velcro straps.
Radio Box has a padded divider that separates the radio compartment
from it’s power source. The divider is fully adjustable (or
removable altogether) to accommodate different sized components.
pass-through holes have fully finished edges and make connections a
sizes are available for the Radio Box:
Standard: 17¼"L x 7¾"W x 3¼" D*
(440mm x 200mm x 80mm) fits any mobile radio such as the IC-7000, IC-706-MKIIG or the FT-100.
Wide: 17¼"L x 8½"W x 3¼"D*
(440mm x 240mm x 90mm)
is designed to fit the new Yaesu FT-897.
are "soft" dimensions. This case is designed of laminated
polyethylene board, closed cell foam and nylon which offers both
impact protection and a degree of flexibility.
Therefore, if your radio is slightly larger in one dimension or
another, the pack can still fit quite well.
semi-rigid case construction of the RadioBox is firmly secured into
the DXpedition Pack by wide Velcro, but is easy to remove and carry
by its nylon webbing handle, if you just want to carry the basics.
The Radio Box can be opened and used as a perfectly serviceable
operating platform outside of the pack. It keeps the radio clean and
off the ground.
Yaesu FT-817, you have the option to order the Radio Pouch (the
central portion of the Worldpouch) in place of the Radio Box. Its custom-designed fit,
and optional Worldpouch power supply are perfect for this
mini-mobile. It's belt clips slide onto rugged webbing on the
interior of the DXpedition Pack, and the pouch is further
secured by wide Velcro.
Radio Pouch™ is constructed of well-padded
nylon, with special front pockets to hold the antenna and the optional
PowerPort 2.3 amp hour 12V power supply kit. The back of the pouch has
two steel belt clips to secure it firmly to your belt or to the
interior of the DXpedition Pack. If you ever need to transport your
Radio Pouch outside of the DXpedition Pack in foul weather, a fully
waterproof rain cover is included, and fits neatly into its own pocket
inside the pouch. The mic-hanger can be clipped wherever is most
convenient. Your microphone locks into the mic-hanger and stays firmly
in place until you need it.
(includes your choice of Radio Box or Radio Pouch)
Other items that you may find of
WorldPack™ Power Supply Kit Specifications
is a "kit" only in that it does not have a specific plug for the radio
being used in the pack. Comes completely assembled and ready to go.
User needs only supply the appropriate connector for their radio and
attach it to the power supply wires.
This kit is sold separately and consists of:
8AH rechargeable gel cell battery
wire harness with labeled ends
female cigarette plug DC
outlet for charging at home or for solar recharging while in the
field. This makes it possible to use the solar recharger while
simultaneously operating the radio in the field.
Solar charger are also available through
Cutting Edge Ent. (see our accessory page).
AC charger : please select the style of charger you would
HPP8A – comes with overnight charger will recharge power
$4.95 overweight shipping fee
HP8AA - WorldPack Power Supply with Automatic 2-stage
With this two-stage automatic charger, you can leave
your power supply plugged in indefinitely. The charger will bring your power
supply to a full charge, then reduce the input to a trickle charge to keep
it topped off. This is the ideal charger for people who do not use their
power supply on a regular basis, but want it ready to go at a moment's
shipping includes $4.95 overweight shipping fee
HP8AF – WorldPack Power Supply with Fast Charger:
comes with fast 2-stage charger that will
recharge from a fully discharged state in 2.5 hours.
shipping includes $4.95 overweight shipping fee
Check out these
additional accessory items:
Flexible Solar Recharger
- flexible solar cell in 5 - 26
ATX Multiband Antenna - 80 -
2 meter antenna that collapses to 12 inches!
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