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  1. Thread: Pre-Noob

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    Why do I feel I'm reading sixmeters all over...

    Why do I feel I'm reading sixmeters all over again?
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    Your experience appears jaded and not entirely...

    Your experience appears jaded and not entirely accurate.

    Enough vinegar?
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    While I tend to agree with a high percentage of...

    While I tend to agree with a high percentage of your posts in this thread, I have a hard time giving anyone "cred" that won't use a call sign on a forum. Not just this forum, either.

    My problem,...
  4. I wonder how the operating train alters the...

    I wonder how the operating train alters the tuning and lobe patterns...
  5. Thread: The lovely C.B.

    by WZ7U
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    Kinda like 75 meters USA on SSD payday in the...

    Kinda like 75 meters USA on SSD payday in the liquor sodden evening :witless:
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    I got the impression from the other similarly...

    I got the impression from the other similarly themed thread that this is an attorney looking for either clients or case history to help a client. If I'm wrong, please enlighten me.
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    That's how it works over yonder...

    That's how it works over yonder...
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    It's easy to miss a post on a lower volume site...

    It's easy to miss a post on a lower volume site and I wish the volume here was higher for this exact reason. It'll get there....
  9. Thread: Call Sign Search

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    All this virtual testing is for naught if the FCC...

    All this virtual testing is for naught if the FCC isn't processing things...
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    With only one post, it seems the OP has moved on....

    With only one post, it seems the OP has moved on. Sad, I wanted to know how he got going.
  11. Thread: Veractor Chart

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    Found this....

    Found this.
    https://duckduckgo.com/?t=ffnt&q=varactor+characteristics+chart&atb=v182-1&ia=web
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    Not sure if/how that applies to my neighbors to...

    Not sure if/how that applies to my neighbors to the north. ;)

    I hope he got it figured out.
  13. Thread: New to radios

    by WZ7U
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    A satellite phone doesn't fit in with TEOTWAWKI...

    A satellite phone doesn't fit in with TEOTWAWKI thought process.
  14. Thread: The lovely C.B.

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    Yup, you're absolutely spot on about the 2000....

    Yup, you're absolutely spot on about the 2000. IIRC, the display had some funky segments last time it was on but no biggie. I already expect a recap job is in order, as well as whatever else pops its...
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    Yeah, and that other site over yonder calls me a...

    Yeah, and that other site over yonder calls me a dirty liberal because I won't tow their line. Which is funny, since I agree with post #2.
    Well, all except the part where he wants me to send him...
  16. Thread: The lovely C.B.

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    I have a Cobra 2000 in storage for the last 25...

    I have a Cobra 2000 in storage for the last 25 years, I really should wipe it off and see if it still works. It was a helluva receiver back in the day, but I don't have a proper antenna for 11; time...
  17. Thread: Antenna Helpp

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    Proximity to ladder line can cause these issues...

    Proximity to ladder line can cause these issues too. As water ingress does too like our supermod said. Atmospheric conditions won't affect your system like that, its something in the near field...
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    3" conduit to hang a J pole? That antenna better...

    3" conduit to hang a J pole?
    That antenna better realize how good it has it!

    The guy ropes should be as equidistant as possible, at least three approx 120*spaced. Four might be better, depends on...
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    Waste vent is made of much stouter stuff. Should...

    Waste vent is made of much stouter stuff. Should hold a 2 meter antenna forever.
    As long as a lightning strike doesn't ignite the loo. :D

    Do what you need to do as long as your landlord gave...
  20. Thread: Hi from Poland

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    Hi Adrian! Nice to meet you, I'm Eric wz7u. I...

    Hi Adrian! Nice to meet you, I'm Eric wz7u. I live in extreme northwestern Oregon USA with my wife and collection of critters. Looks like we share many interests including radio.

    I pray you and...
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    Wow! I didn't even notice the date stamp till the...

    Wow! I didn't even notice the date stamp till the second post. Congrats on the follow through. Welcome to the most fun you can have with your clothes on.
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    Might be actual repeater traffic any more. People...

    Might be actual repeater traffic any more. People need to key up and say hi if this hobby is to survive.
    But really, if the repeater has no output tone, leave the radio with no receive tone. If you...
  23. The potential for damage/injury comes at the ends...

    The potential for damage/injury comes at the ends of a dipole because that's where the voltage potential is highest. That's one facet of why an insulator of some sort is necessary at the ends of the...
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    Or more if you have room

    Or more if you have room
  25. Thread: OTR HAM

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    I did HF/VHF when I ran the three window office...

    I did HF/VHF when I ran the three window office cross country. Lots of fun and a great way to pass the time. Got my first EU in the logs on 20 when I was on the East Coast. Had a route that put me...
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