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  1. Building on what has already been stated, I would...

    Building on what has already been stated, I would ask, who or how far would you like to reach? If your goal is just to transmit as far as possible, consider obstructions, tune your antenna for the...
  2. I like that a lot!! I used the frequency counter...

    I like that a lot!! I used the frequency counter on the front end getting the frequency for the mics. Since the antenna for the mics are omnidirectional I took a general reading of the area. The...
  3. “Interference” What I Use To Find The Source

    Looking through posts I am seeing a lot of questions about interference and how to find the source. I’ll start with a story...

    At our church we were having issues with volume levels on our...
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    Chances are it works fine. One thing to keep in...

    Chances are it works fine. One thing to keep in mind is to make sure your ctcss dcs is set to off so that you can receive all signals transmitted on the frequency. The repeater will only come live...
  5. Thread: Hi from Utah

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    Welcome! I work the repeaters with a UV-5R to...

    Welcome! I work the repeaters with a UV-5R to this day. It works well for me when portable. Hf Antennas can definitely be a little tricky on smaller city lots or in apartments, BUT, there are options...
  6. Thread: boafeng uv 9r

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    I purchased a uv-9r quite some time ago. Those...

    I purchased a uv-9r quite some time ago. Those little buggers are solid! Survived trips down the stairs, being dropped, thrown, chewed on, covered in slobber (toddlers are rough on things...) and...
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    I agree the emulators are great. Any time you can...

    I agree the emulators are great. Any time you can do something that “can’t be done “ with a little know how is fun. Getting the emulator to communicate with the comport is the tough part. I’m going...
  8. Thread: New ham

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    Mobile Radios First I’d like to say WELCOME!!! There is a...

    First I’d like to say WELCOME!!! There is a plethora of information here from other users and you get to learn from some very intelligent people. Glad you choose to join us.

    Onto your question...
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    Apostolic ;). We are able to have in person...

    Apostolic ;). We are able to have in person services here, it is more of a communication need than anything. I was looking at the low power fm transmitters recently considering a mini drive in...
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    I did not give background, my apologies and...

    I did not give background, my apologies and thanks for bringing that up. Current is vhf, if it was licensed at one point it has possibly lapsed, or it was not known a license was needed. I have done...
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    Church Radio Set

    This is not specific to ham radio, but I am assisting the church with their radio endeavor. We’ve used vhf radios since I can remember and they work well. That being said, they are discussing adding...
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    Serious as a heart attack. I have newer operating...

    Serious as a heart attack. I have newer operating systems, but full dos operation is required to use the C.A.T. On the 757. I love the rig, and prefer solid state over digital personally. I have seen...
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    Okay, I’ve got a couple xp machines so I will...

    Okay, I’ve got a couple xp machines so I will find one that will allow it if the laplink software does not work. Great idea thank you!! I need to see if I’ve got one of those cards floating around as...
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    Okay I’ll give laplink a shot first. Is it fairly...

    Okay I’ll give laplink a shot first. Is it fairly straightforward on operation? I’m going to look it up as soon as I get off here. The one thing I was unsure on about the cards, is I could not...
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    Windows 3.1 to Yaesu 757gx

    Big step for me using C.A.T. To control my rig. The problem that I am having is getting the information from windows xp format floppy, onto my ibm windows 3.1 laptop. I cannot seem to get the...
  16. Thread: Younger Members

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    I am hearing them at 6-7 years old on the...

    I am hearing them at 6-7 years old on the repeaters here. They are knowledgeable about the hobby and seem to be having fun. I think the younger generation is beginning to be drawn in. I’m 32 and was...
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    This is not what you’re looking for, but pretty...

    This is not what you’re looking for, but pretty awesome. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200802/be43b6a076d5090e2a312b407f973247.jpg
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    Good job on that! I’ve not seen any, but whenever...

    Good job on that! I’ve not seen any, but whenever I log in and see this conversation I look again. One day I’ll find it.
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200730/c5959607...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20200730/c59596076f8027abb8d521f96f2e386c.jpg
    From your description this seems like what you’re referencing. This is obviously a cut away, but is a single phase...
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    Is this similar to what you’re looking for? ...

    Is this similar to what you’re looking for?

    https://www.gordonelectricsupply.com/p/Acme-T2535163S-10Kva-1Ph-Tfmr/5914314?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI0aflk-ft6gIVjMDACh36NQyBEAQYASABEgL8BfD_BwE
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    Base Radios yaseu FT-757 GX II back light

    I love my 757gx. The meter is lit from the bottom. I feel like it’s a fairly easy bulb change. Hope this helps. If you need PDFs manuals, let me know I’ll send copies....
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    Whats next to add to ham shack?

    I’m going to be that guy...
    What do you want to accomplish?
    What class is your license?
    Are you thinking of going digital?
    What type of budget do you have?

    I personally have a C.B. All band...
  23. Have you made an attempt to write a frequency in...

    Have you made an attempt to write a frequency in to see if it accepts it and gives the software something to read?
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    If it is like many of the other radios, you can...

    If it is like many of the other radios, you can close it to the frequencies permitted. Granted those can be re opened, but it works. As far as spurious signal, you’d have to test that. Don’t know if...
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    I got a cheap China antenna to get my signal...

    I got a cheap China antenna to get my signal outside of my vehicles and had a really good time with it until I got a proper mobile unit. I was hitting repeaters from 15+ miles out. They’ve been...
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