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    Sounds like a tone issue. Meaning the tone...

    Sounds like a tone issue. Meaning the tone squelch is set to on, and what you want to hear isn't sending that tone.
  2. Thread: ground rods

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    But if I understand correctly, now the ground...

    But if I understand correctly, now the ground potential is different between the mains ground (your kit) and the station ground (the aerial). I thought the point was to have everything at the same...
  3. Thread: Ic-7100 MARS mod

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    Mobile Radios Ungh........ really? Yeah, there's a way -...

    Ungh........ really?

    Yeah, there's a way - buy a radio built for the task. Why would you consider going cheap on any aspect of an aircraft? Would you use discount store fasteners on the airframe...
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    Excellent! Have an upvote! The attitude you...

    Excellent! Have an upvote!
    The attitude you display tells me you will get there no problem. I just wish I had some details for you regarding qrp rigs. Maybe gnuuser can be of help there. Best...
  5. Thread: Wooshing noise HF

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    Odds are the noise is being generated within your...

    Odds are the noise is being generated within your own house, or a neighbors. I doubt the utility has any responsibility there.
  6. 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,...
  9. I wonder how the operating train alters the...

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

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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....
  14. 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.
  16. 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.
  18. Thread: New to radios

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

    A satellite phone doesn't fit in with TEOTWAWKI thought process.
  19. 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  25. 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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