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    Yep, RF is getting into that system. There could...

    Yep, RF is getting into that system. There could be other ways to fix the problem but if you can get the antenna further away from that box that would be good.
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    I’ve had that happen before, where is your...

    I’ve had that happen before, where is your antenna located in reference to the alarm system ?
  3. I’ll pick B !

    I’ll pick B !
  4. Thread: Wires X access

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    Are you wanting to access wires X with or without...

    Are you wanting to access wires X with or without a repeater ?
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    Handheld Radios The FT-60 is a good HT, I have one. What you are...

    The FT-60 is a good HT, I have one. What you are wanting to do will get you started but you probably will not be %100 satisfied.
    HTís are really not meant to be used as a mobile or fixed station. As...
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    Also you can bend the rod 90 deg. as far as you...

    Also you can bend the rod 90 deg. as far as you can (15” in your case) and bury the rest.
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    Those NWS broadcasts stations do have big mouths...

    Those NWS broadcasts stations do have big mouths but 80 miles will be pushing it. VHF is line-of-sight and that is 75 miles so by theory receiving a good signal may be difficult. But during...
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    Mobile Radios Glad you got it figured out. I’ve had two of them...

    Glad you got it figured out. I’ve had two of them for six years now, one of them has been cross banding the entire time on low power in a non climate controlled location !
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    Oops ! A longer than a few weeks.

    Oops ! A longer than a few weeks.
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    I have two, it’s a good HT and also has C4FM. The...

    I have two, it’s a good HT and also has C4FM. The only thing I don’t like is you have to use two hands to adjust the volume.
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    It would probably be a few weeks at the most,...

    It would probably be a few weeks at the most, patients, good things come to those who wait.
    Congratulations !
  12. Thread: C4FM / Wires X

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    Hi Pete, Yes, a friend 50 km away talk on UHF...

    Hi Pete,

    Yes, a friend 50 km away talk on UHF C4FM simplex and the quality is great. Give me a room number/node # and I’ll give you a call.
    I am on 21636 Texas Nexus most of the time.
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  13. Thread: C4FM / Wires X

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    C4FM / Wires X

    Anyone enjoying the C4FM mode and or Wires X connection ?
    Iíve tried several modes and bands throughout the years but this is fun and especially if you travel itís easy to use and can be very handy....
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    I had the same thing happen, love the HT. Was...

    I had the same thing happen, love the HT. Was repaired under warranty and I bought a second. It wasn’t the speaker it was the audio board.

    Ken
  15. Thread: 10 meters

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    Humm, what is your call sign ?

    Humm, what is your call sign ?
  16. Thread: Hams and 11m

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    I just noticed how i spelled foul : )

    I just noticed how i spelled foul : )
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    Our family had a trucking company from the 50’s...

    Our family had a trucking company from the 50’s into the 70’s and my father had a Johnson white face CB in his office with a Star Duster antenna up at 60 feet and I use to “play with it “ at night....
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    July 10, 1998 my 50 ft Rohn 25 tower was struck,...

    July 10, 1998 my 50 ft Rohn 25 tower was struck, at the time I was living alone and not home. It vaporized a Diamond 10ft antenna, $3,500 of ham gear and $2,000 of appliances. Not fun but very...
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    Oops, wrong model number, this is the one I was...

    Oops, wrong model number, this is the one I was thinking about.

    The FT-4XR 2 meter/ 440 MHz HT has three output power levels: 5, 2.5 or 0.5 watts transmitting from 144 to 148 MHz and from 400 to...
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    What about the Yaesu FT-4VR ?

    What about the Yaesu FT-4VR ?
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