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does anyone have a website or a contact for a Wireless Intercom or 27mhz setup that can be used from bike to bike when your out in a group riding?

I've been to a few radio shacks in Australia but can only get a system for bike to pillian.

Looking for something that has a small battery powered base station that could go in a side bag or back pack & handle up to say 10 or 12 wireless headsets that hook over your ear inside the helmet. Guess it would have to be, open channel so all can hear & maybe voice activated (don't want to have to press buttons)

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From what I understand, Chatterboxes are the current state of the art (see http://www.hjc-chatterbox.com).

A bunch of people from the R1 Forum got the FRS X2 with noise reducing headset (a must!!) I believe.

I would do a search on "chatterbox" or something similar in this forum or the R1 forum (http://www.r1-forum.com).

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Not sure if this is will work given your requirements but it can be used with Motorolas FRS radios and has a Push To Talk or a VOX capability. http://www.clearercom.com/GP.php I have one on order and will report back on it's effectiveness. The coolest feature of this setup is the transponder. Since it works by picking up the vibrations from your throat rather than an audio mic, it should be a lot clearer and easier to use than a traditional setup. I first ordered the NT system from the same site and found the earbud to be somewhat uncomfortable, and although the transponder wasn't uncomfortable, it was faulty and wouldn't transmit my voice at all. Hopefully this new system will solve all these problems. And, the price can't be beat. $80 for a headset and anywhere from $20-$80 for a Motorola Talkabout (depending on what features you desire). As I recall, that's much cheaper than the other options out there.
 

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Hey Miles! I have the clearercom headset and it works as advertised. The VOX takes a second to kick in, so I say the person's name first then talk normally. The headset is comfortable and you don't notice the throat mike. You do have to move the mike around until you find the best position to pick up your voice. I ops checked it and the other person said I came in clear, but a little muffled. Not as clear as talking through the radio, but not bad. I heard him loud and clear. There was no wind noise from the mike.
You can't beat the price and it works with a number of Motorola radios. You have to make sure the version you buy has VOX. I paid $40 for the headset and $20 for a Motorola 5420 radio. I believe the Motorola XX20 and up have VOX.
 

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Not sure what "ops tested" means! Have you tried it bike to bike? My goal is for my friends and I to have these and be able to communicate bike to bike. Is your transmited voice muffled so that another user on a bike wouldn't be able to hear/understand you? My first set, the Noise Terminator transmited my voice softer than a whisper-obviously not functional. If the new one-a Noise Terminator GP doesn't have a functioning transponder, I'm giving up!
 

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Another thing I'm concerned about is blocking external noise. I'm used to riding with ear plugs. I'd like the earphones of any radio system to be reasonably effective as earplugs as well.

I don't want to have to crank the radio up to overcome the wind noise in the helmet :p

What's the word on these clearcom things?
 

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Hmm, the NT set is a single earbud. I supose you could wear an earplug in one ear and the bud in the other. To be honest, it's sort of a hassle cause you have to raise the volume pretty loud to hear music at highway speeds. So loud that when you got back to city speeds, it was too loud. The main reason I looked into the headset is so I could talk to my buddies, playing music while alone is a bonus that I could take or leave. What I hope is that I can install the earpieces into my helmet, wear earplugs to block the "white" noise, and still hear radio talk and possibly music.
 

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I just got chatterbox x1 units.
they are working out good.
headsets and a mike in the helmet, unit attaches to the helmet, or i got some belt clips.
i use earplugs, and ocassionally an mp3 player through the aux input.
not exactly what you were describing, but has the same function...
 
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