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    I know this is going back a bit but I have...

    I know this is going back a bit but I have questioned the ALC opperation.

    On my quite new 450d...if I use FM or my key on CW...the ALC meter over reads by around 25%...to me this is going to...
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    Base Radios Hi guys...got my 450D a month or so ago when I...

    Hi guys...got my 450D a month or so ago when I retired from work and had the time to dedicate to it.

    Been a SWL since I was a kid so had some understanding...but the way the sunspot cycle is right...
  3. Made a note of them Phil thankyou. I will try...

    Made a note of them Phil thankyou.

    I will try for a used section first.
  4. I'm not as brave as you SM. Phil I called into...

    I'm not as brave as you SM.

    Phil I called into a local Scaffold yard a few days ago...asked if they would sell me a 20ft ali pole...sorry mate bit short on the ground.

    Quite a few more in this...
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    Base Radios FT450d built in ATU...how good.

    Hi guys thinking of getting my first HF rig as a retirement present to myself.

    Like to look of the FT450d...just wonder how good its built in ATU is and what it can cope with.

    Also what power...
  6. Going back a bit this one...I used a 2 mts swr...

    Going back a bit this one...I used a 2 mts swr mtr to setup the VHF on my flexwing microlight.

    Had to make a ground plane from old flattened out 15mm copper pipe....works a treat.

    Most of the...
  7. Thanks guys...some good ideas.

    Thanks guys...some good ideas.
  8. Need an aluminium pole to fix my wire antenna to...will this do.

    Hi guys...had my licence around 5 years now...all on VHF/UHF.

    Retiring soon and going to treat myself to a HF rig for rainy days.

    Planning maybe buying a windom for 40 and 20 not enough room to...
  9. Will I get bad QRM if I buy an HF base stn at my home location..UK.

    Got my UK restricted armature licence a few years ago...it lets me operate at reduced power on the HF freqs....but have only been using VHF.

    I own an old FRG 7 receiver I switched it on a few days...
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    Many thanks guys...most helpful.

    Many thanks guys...most helpful.
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    Thanks guys all noted. MM6JDN question for...

    Thanks guys all noted.

    MM6JDN question for you...you mention A simple cheap qrp balanced atu....Are ATU not all balanced???...I was watching a youtube vid a few days ago and the guy mentioned...
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    Ribbon Feeder Question (newby)

    Hi guys I am a UK base level licence holder so please be gentle with me...only been operating 2m/70cms since I got my licence around a year ago.

    Thinking of getting my first HF set...I am limited...
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