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  1. You guys have been embarrassing to the amateur...

    You guys have been embarrassing to the amateur radio community. It should embarrass you. Moderator is not on the job.
  2. AC5PS might be thinking about deleting also.

    AC5PS might be thinking about deleting also.
  3. FRS? Only you mentioned that. Newcomers have...

    FRS? Only you mentioned that. Newcomers have been successfully turned away for a long time on this forum. Also, lots of people read your comment. Can't really undo that.
  4. I'd go for a multi-tap multi-band mobile antenna...

    I'd go for a multi-tap multi-band mobile antenna and not use the ATU much, if at all. I don't have a particular model in mind, but I haven't been happy with my screwdriver antenna. The other...
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    From your post, I am guessing you have the...

    From your post, I am guessing you have the manual. There are quite a few items that can be locked. I would try a reset and see if that works.
  6. I read the manual for the MFJ-1622, and it seems...

    I read the manual for the MFJ-1622, and it seems like you're doing it properly. I had (I believe) the MFJ-2286 which is something like yours. I got it to use camping, and I had it fully vertical...
  7. Thread: Repeater

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    Handheld Radios By "closed" repeaters, are we referring to the...

    By "closed" repeaters, are we referring to the sub-audible tone necessary to access some repeaters? CTSS is very common, and in order to use those repeaters, you must know the tone and program it...
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    Wow G7NFP! That is very good, detailed...

    Wow G7NFP! That is very good, detailed information - there's nothing I could add of importance. It's very nice of you to take the time to dig into the details. I hope the OP checks back to let us...
  9. Hi Gene - sorry for the late response. You'll be...

    Hi Gene - sorry for the late response. You'll be fine. I can't imagine you'd have interference. I think just the opposite would be the case because the metal would be an extra shield. Very...
  10. Thread: yeausu ft8900

    by essbee
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    I dont have the FT8900, but I think both the...

    I dont have the FT8900, but I think both the transceiver and the mic have a lock function. You indicated that you have performed a reset, but you might want to check those features. Everyone...
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    I ran across this the other day. Perhaps this...

    I ran across this the other day. Perhaps this will give some hope, even though it might not be available for a while.
    USA conducts first all-online ham radio exam.
    ...
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    Looks great! Thank you for posting the pictures.

    Looks great! Thank you for posting the pictures.
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    I want to elaborate a bit. I have enjoyed this...

    I want to elaborate a bit. I have enjoyed this forum for quite a while, and I have learned good stuff here. Lots of knowagleble hams here! What I dislike is that people are constantly being put...
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    Rules. Personal attacks not allowed. Simple.

    I understand your mediation and I appreciate it, but let's just go by commonsense and forum rules.
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    I have to respectfully disagree with you. I...

    I have to respectfully disagree with you. I appreciate the moderators on all my forums. Here, there have been many obvious rule violations and personal attacks. I have reported several bad posts,...
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    I think it's one of the Mosley antennas. Very...

    I think it's one of the Mosley antennas. Very nice and known for longevity. I have a Junior model 3 bander with a 2 band add-on. Where I live, there would be no problem getting help from the local...
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    Hello from Lynchburg, VA - not so far from you. ...

    Hello from Lynchburg, VA - not so far from you. I want to welcome you to the forums. You have quite a background in comms. I enjoy 2M/440, and also HF.

    Sent from my SM-G950U using Tapatalk
  18. The mess that is posted here is so strange.. ...

    The mess that is posted here is so strange.. Deleted post, asterisk so that unbecoming language isn't rejected. Be polite and stay on topic.
    For gentlemen only - the FCC started processing...
  19. Just ran across this, and I thought I should post...

    Just ran across this, and I thought I should post it. Not much good news, though.
    http://www.arrl.org/news/amateur-radio-applications-piling-up-as-partial-government-shutdown-continues

    Sent from...
  20. [QUOTE=5B4AJB;38579]I guess you mean the U.S....

    [QUOTE=5B4AJB;38579]I guess you mean the U.S. government
    The OP is in the USA.
    I think you should expect a delay. Too bad! I remember waiting impatiently for my call sign to show up. It'll be...
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    Very touching story! Congratulations on your...

    Very touching story! Congratulations on your "ticket", and for honoring your father like this. My callsign suffix is my initials, and the reason I wanted this vanity callsign is that my deceased...
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    I considered that Diamond motorized mount, but I...

    I considered that Diamond motorized mount, but I have a dualband antenna which is pretty rigid. I thought I might forget to lower it at some point. It seems to me that whips are very forgiving and...
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    Hi Ots! I logged a few of those stations. It...

    Hi Ots! I logged a few of those stations. It was the annual California QSO Party. You can read about it here http://www.cqp.org/
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    Hi 40MACK, Welcome to the forum and the hobby! ...

    Hi 40MACK,
    Welcome to the forum and the hobby! I have 5 Yaesu transceivers and I'm very pleased with them. Im have 2 FT7900s, Ft250, FT450, and FT857. I'm familiar with 2 local clubs, and they...
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    Sixmeters, I hope bterrier will ignore some of...

    Sixmeters, I hope bterrier will ignore some of the comments, and post again. I would be ashamed of myself if I didn't welcome new hams or those interested in becoming a licensed ham. I'm not sure...
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