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    the industrial grade outlets have the "holes" in...

    the industrial grade outlets have the "holes" in the back but have screw clamps in them instead of the spring contacts The cost a little bit more but are far more reliable.
    for lighting purposes 14...
  2. Thread: DCSCO

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    greetings Dave I havent been able to get my...

    greetings Dave
    I havent been able to get my ticket yet due to covid restrictions. but that does not stop me from learning or building.
  3. dont discount technician license and even though...

    dont discount technician license and even though its not required for the license learn morse code for cw communications, purchase some qrp radio kits and build them. they are a valuable tool for...
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    run a bonding strap to the ground conductor to...

    run a bonding strap to the ground conductor to bleed off induced voltage and current.
    a metal desk can induce voltage by acting as an antenna with a fluctuating magnetic field present in most house...
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    you can program the radios to monitor the...

    you can program the radios to monitor the frequencies
    but even with a license you cannot use a ham radio to transmit on those frequencies
    doing so can get your license revoked!
  6. Thread: ground rods

    by gnuuser
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    we used a small jackhammer works very quickly!...

    we used a small jackhammer works very quickly! ground rods or rebar either one

    (funny story on that)
    at my last job they had a couple big fellows hammering rebar into the ground and they were...
  7. living out there in mass. i would most likely...

    living out there in mass. i would most likely change the coax and or the antenna both.
    I suspect with a high probability that its water inclusion and possibly salt corrosion due to close proximity...
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    dont be afraid to experiment with old junk parts...

    dont be afraid to experiment with old junk parts to see what they do.
    learning electronics is fun and rewarding when you build something and it works.
    If it doesnt then you troubleshoot step by...
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    cut apart a junk antenna to get pics for him...

    cut apart a junk antenna to get pics for him
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    It takes two of these shims to keep the shaft centered.

    its difficult to see but the end of the tube has two small holes drilled...
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    i cant find a picture on the web but as best...

    i cant find a picture on the web but as best describes them
    one tube slides inside another a bit loose,
    then thin sheets of copper or brass are formed to fit between the inner wall of the lower...
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    usually there is couple of small copper shims...

    usually there is couple of small copper shims inserted in holes at the bottom of each section that are stopped by the rolled in top edge.
    if one of these comes apart then the shims have broken off....
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    that looks so cool !

    that looks so cool !
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    quality aside often the ambient temperature can...

    quality aside often the ambient temperature can affect the manufacturing process (IE. hotter expands and cooler contracts)
    an item made in a warm climate will often shrink slightly in a cold climate...
  14. once you have a few posts in (it may take 5 or...

    once you have a few posts in (it may take 5 or 6)and are logged in click on settings,
    in the box that says my settings you should see edit profile, edit avatar, edit signature etc.
    click on edit...
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    i know what you mean! usually i store equipment...

    i know what you mean!
    usually i store equipment for a short time before stripping them out. (but then kick myself in the butt a few weeks after scrapping the chassis)!
    worst part is trying to find...
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    usually swaged on (a form of compression without...

    usually swaged on (a form of compression without deformation)
    depending on the material the corona ball can be drilled out and soldered in place.
    even with extreme power output you are not going to...
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    visible cw monitor (for deaf)

    Im currently researching and possibly designing a module that can be plugged into the earphone jack of a cw radio with filtering to pick up the strongest signals and convert the code pulses to light...
  18. scavanging, scrounging, and repourposing electronics. ORGANIZE!

    we all do it to some extent! especially those of us who homebrew.
    salvaging parts from old electronics.
    example:
    as a recycle pro i come into contact with many types of electronics.
    the wireless...
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    the problem is primarily because what is legal in...

    the problem is primarily because what is legal in one country may not be in another!
    with manufacturing in china or other countries their equipment is built to their legal standards and sold at much...
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    CW that was a very informative and funny video!...

    that was a very informative and funny video!
    perfect morse with a straight key or bug or paddles is never perfect because timing differences between operators.
    you could be sending at 15wpm and the...
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    after further study of this idea it would be far...

    after further study of this idea it would be far too broadband to suit the purpose of just one frequency. and would probably broadcast a lot of spurious interference.
    a properly constructed cage...
  22. the also appear to be french made radios. ...

    the also appear to be french made radios. interesting to collectors or someone who would probably restore or modify them.
  23. pulling that many teeth is a real b**ch! if you...

    pulling that many teeth is a real b**ch!
    if you can get it cbd oil rubbed in the cheeks and jawbone around where teeth were pulled will help a lot
    and there is some cbd oil you can apply under the...
  24. Id be glad and Honored to help moderate! (Ive...

    Id be glad and Honored to help moderate! (Ive been one on linuxinternationals for quite a few years now) so its no problem for me at all.
    was on lgu forum, Handsonautomation forum, ark forum and...
  25. set your closest repeaters to the areas you...

    set your closest repeaters to the areas you travel the most.
    in your computer create separate settings files for chirp that you can upload to your radio in the event you travel outside your normal...
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