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  1. Well that got everyones attention didn't it ?

    Well that got everyones attention didn't it ?
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    Looking After Sealed Lead Acid Batteries

    I recently bought a sealed lead acid battery to use when out portable and was wondering what others do to maintain the lifespan of these batteries when they are not being used.
    A freind of mine said...
  3. Calling All Shetland Amateurs, So To Speak.

    Hi all.

    I do most of my operating /P due to contraints in antenna locations at home and one of my /P locations is the Yorkshire Coast peninsular of Flamborough Head, a ten mniuite drive from my...
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    Thanks Dan, I appreciate that and will take a...

    Thanks Dan, I appreciate that and will take a look:lemo:
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    Thanks Dan and yes I have the second of the two...

    Thanks Dan and yes I have the second of the two baluns, mine is exacly the same as the one in the photo (second link)

    I take it this is a type "C" from what you say. At least now I can hunt for...
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    What size BNC ?

    For anyone farmiliar with the Clansman ex military gear they will probably know of the centre junction block that provides the feed point and connectors for the longwire dipole.
    I have just...
  7. Thread: Battery

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    Try this link to the Sotabeams article by Richard...

    Try this link to the Sotabeams article by Richard (G3CWI)

    http://www.sotabeams.co.uk/content/Batteries%20for%20portable%20use.pdf
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    Cheers guy's for that, that gives me something to...

    Cheers guy's for that, that gives me something to go on.

    Regards, Steve, G6JEF
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    Here is an example of what I mean....... This is...

    Here is an example of what I mean....... This is rule 4a and b of the RSGB HF contest rules.

    Note the text in red says there must be a "contest exchange" and that the exchange must contain...
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    Contest Protocol

    Hi all.

    Forgive me for asking what might sound like a dumb question but as a returnee to amateur radio and now able to use the HF bands as a G6 I have been listening around tha bands and notice...
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    Take a look at this for some insight. ...

    Take a look at this for some insight. http://www.txfactor.co.uk/txf003.shtml
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    Anyone Fly Kites ???

    I have access to a massive grass field high up on the Yorkshire Wolds for portable operating and am interested in trying out some kite lifted antennas and am keen to hear from anyone that uses kites...
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    Thanks for that guys. as far as the rig goes it's...

    Thanks for that guys. as far as the rig goes it's a case of needs must at the moment and it's not an awfully large rig to transport around.
    Plus the fact it it's not pedestian portable, more a case...
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    Yeah, that's precisely what I want to avoid,...

    Yeah, that's precisely what I want to avoid, hence the question about running it from a stand alone battery. Otherwise I'm not portable anyway.
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    Portable Operating & Battery Size

    Hi all.
    I'm currently running a Yeasu FT707 for portable work and plugging it into the cig lighter socket in my vehicle so not strictly portable but mobile. I'm trying to decide on a...
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    Sares For Baofeng Handies

    Might not be new news to some but was given this link tonight for spares for the Baofeng hand helds.

    www.409shop.com

    My uv5r is loosing the black colouring off the rubber buttons...
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    Kenwood SM220 Station Scope Question

    OK. I have a rather lengthy question which I wish to pose to anyone with knowledge of owning and using the Kenwood SM220 station monitor scope.
    I have recently been fortunate to come by one of these...
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    Cheers guys

    Cheers guys
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    And doesn't "Skin Effect" come into it somewhere ?

    And doesn't "Skin Effect" come into it somewhere ?
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    Ocilloscope Choices

    Hi..

    To all those in the know about scopes.

    I'm considering buying a second hand scope for testing out some projects at home.

    What I eventually buy will be pretty much up to...
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    Yes, since I posted this they have come back to...

    Yes, since I posted this they have come back to me and said it would have to be a two antenna setup. I'm still giving it some thought.
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    From what I can make out it is one of our UK...

    From what I can make out it is one of our UK emporiums that has commissioned the 950p to have 4M instead of 10M for the British market and made it the 950PL.
    What you say is correct and it would be...
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    Shoudn't the earth grounding of your shack...

    Shoudn't the earth grounding of your shack equipment be seperate from the antenna grounding ?
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    To Choke Or Not To Choke TITQ

    As soon as the weather picks up a bit I'ts on to the roof to put up a dual band (2m/70cm) verticle colinear on the chimney stack.

    A couple of questions I have are:
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    Forgive me for sounding provocative in this reply...

    Forgive me for sounding provocative in this reply as I'm only playing devils advocate to induce good information but your statement is quite profound in what it's saying and I wondered what you base...
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