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  1. Thread: UK CodePlugs

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    UK CodePlugs

    Does anyone have or know the location of, a comprehensive UK DMR Codeplug for the Retevis RT3? There's a TYT radio that is identical I believe.

    I had a really good one a few years ago but I...
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    Thanks

    Thanks Pete - So setup is identical to an analogue repeater but without CTCSS and with C4FM mode?

    David
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    Yaesu FT991A: Fusion

    I love my new FT991A - easy to use and good quality.

    However, I can't figure out how to set up connection to a Fusion repeater (GB3UO)..no problem in analogue mode but I'd like to try with Fusion....
  4. Thread: 'Random' wire

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    Sorry - yes would agree with the 50V PD! Needs...

    Sorry - yes would agree with the 50V PD! Needs checking out!

    Does anyone have any comment about shielding noise from my laptop? Two chokes on the low volts side but still quite a bit of noise. If...
  5. Thread: 'Random' wire

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    Thanks KC8AON - Bit pushed for space but what...

    Thanks KC8AON - Bit pushed for space but what would be the next length up from 31...bearing in mind all of the 'shouldn't use' lengths? 40 meters and up is OK for me - possibly 80 meters.
  6. Thread: 'Random' wire

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    Thanks for all the advice... The earth on the...

    Thanks for all the advice...

    The earth on the pipework seems clean enough - I might try a spike in due course but will check potential between radio and domestic ground.

    A couple of further...
  7. Thread: 'Random' wire

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    Thanks

    Thanks G6KIZ. Thankfully out CH system was fitted when the Ark was at sea :untroubled: and is copper throughout. I have tested continuity between the mains earth and a radiator feed pipe and it's...
  8. Thread: 'Random' wire

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    'Random' wire

    I'm going to have a go with a random wire (31 feet). As I need a good ground, is it acceptable to use the bonded earth in the house - eg. the central heating pipework that is bonded to earth?
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    Better proposition?

    Having recently re-kindled the old hobby, I have been trying to get the best out of my FT817.

    I'm currently using a Miracle Loop and I also have a Watson telescopic multi-band whip.

    I'd like to...
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    Thanks

    Thanks for the advice Phil,

    Yes - logically I had thought it would be fine..but then knowing are things often are, I thought there might be a 'gotcha'!

    I manage to get in on 5w normally.
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    Using Irish Repeaters

    Hope you can help....I'm often operating in NW Wales and can easily access 2M Irish Repeaters...by doing so, am I in breach of my foundation licence conditions?

    Thanks

    David
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