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    Base Radios Page 12 of the manual...

    Page 12 of the manual shows pins 1 & 7 are used for the microphone circuit.

    For example:-
    An old pair of headphones you can chop up would be easy to connect to a P.C.
    Cut the wire near the...
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    Base Radios Well, a typical car battery will comfortably run...

    Well, a typical car battery will comfortably run it on full power for about half an hour, longer if the SWR is low.

    Is it possible to make an adaptor for the microphone and plug it into a PC or...
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    Looking further into your question, I think you...

    Looking further into your question, I think you need some sort of commercial - type equipment. You could do it if every station had a packet transceiver and CAT capable radios.

    Maybe a simpler...
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    You mean like packet radio?

    You mean like packet radio?
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    You could program a simple scanner to sweep...

    You could program a simple scanner to sweep between two frequencies and record the output, modify that output to interface with whatever, yes.

    Software Defined Radio can also do this, with a USB...
  6. RST = Readability, Signal, Tone as a radio ham...

    RST = Readability, Signal, Tone

    as a radio ham you will only need two, 599 or 5NN :)

    Only readability matters, signal strength is mostly irrelevant and tone is usually reserved for CW...
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    Looks like a "smart" charger connector, I forget...

    Looks like a "smart" charger connector, I forget what they are called. Radio controlled cars etc use them...
  8. Thread: QTY 8900

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    What are you powering it with? It sounds like a...

    What are you powering it with? It sounds like a supply problem...
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    What are you powering it with? it could be a...

    What are you powering it with? it could be a power supply issue if you're driving it too hard...
  10. Thread: Wires X access

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    Isn't there an open-source compatiable version?

    Isn't there an open-source compatiable version?
  11. Most likely water in the coaxial cable, it's not...

    Most likely water in the coaxial cable, it's not repairable. Change the coax and make sure the new one is properly sealed with self-amalgamating tape at the antenna end...
  12. None of those frequencies are allocated to us -...

    None of those frequencies are allocated to us - we would lose our license if we used them for amateur radio...

    [edit] you do mean MHz don't you?
  13. Handheld Radios It sounds like something wrong with the...

    It sounds like something wrong with the switch-mode, did you transmit while it was plugged in?
  14. Thread: CW-Radio

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    Build a QRP kit! there are lots out there - if...

    Build a QRP kit! there are lots out there - if you're not too scared of SMD, there are some really good little kits, comparable to a full-sized setup.
    I recommend a single-band (or frequency) type...
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    Base Radios Almost all H.F. transceivers are general...

    Almost all H.F. transceivers are general coverage, they will all tune AM broadcast frequencies.

    With hindsight, I would search for a secondhand H.F. transciever from the big 3, Icom, Kenwood or...
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    A recording would help! PSK centres around...

    A recording would help!

    PSK centres around 14.070, what you're hearing is probably MFSK multi-tones like Olivia...
  17. When your SWR goes high, you will find out :D

    When your SWR goes high, you will find out :D
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    I've got one, pretty good on 11m, does work on...

    I've got one, pretty good on 11m, does work on 10, but as you might expect, it cant compare to a "real" ham radio.
    It was given to me by a fellow ham who used it for years...

    As for the op, I...
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    You could try: unplug USB cable, uninstall...

    You could try:
    unplug USB cable, uninstall software
    re-install software without USB connected
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    Handheld Radios The software costs 30 and is available here...

    The software costs 30 and is available here.
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    Find a local club and take it there! Make sure...

    Find a local club and take it there!

    Make sure you aren't holding it too tightly or you might lose both your arms...
  22. Yes, a perfect home for any SDR, masthead antenna...

    Yes, a perfect home for any SDR, masthead antenna switches & pre-amplifiers...
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    Go and visit your local library!

    Go and visit your local library!
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    Its probably overloading the receiver with...

    Its probably overloading the receiver with adjacent frequencies, maybe a bandpass filter would help.

    Those radios are well known for this problem...
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    Here's the link for the manual...

    Here's the link for the manual, if it's not in there, phone a dealer or Icom themselves, they are usually very helpful...
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