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by AB8RU
Sun Nov 14, 2004 4:41 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: VE Exam Grand Rapids, MI. area
Replies: 0
Views: 1699

VE Exam Grand Rapids, MI. area

December 10th. Friday @ 6:30 pm. the Grand Rapids VE Team will hold its monthly VE Exam at the American Red Cross 1050 Fuller AVE NE

info at http://www.w8dc.org


:idea:

need a upgrade, or bring a Newbie 2 the hobby :?:

bring Pix ID and 12 Bucks .

SRI no Plastic ( Debit or Credit Cards)
by AB8RU
Sun Aug 15, 2004 12:19 am
Forum: Safe Trading Tips
Topic: Old scams never die...
Replies: 8
Views: 15612

Similar scam

I seem to had a similar scam on a free ad non ham by the way just to post it here I'll see if I had the warning part... Hi Recently someone has been trying to pull off a scam. I would ask him for his phone number and address first. DO NOT GIVE HIM YOUR INFORMATION. Be very careful doing business on ...
by AB8RU
Sun Aug 15, 2004 12:07 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Kit building? Are all of you afraid to talk about it?
Replies: 2
Views: 2469

Kits and Rigs

I recently built a code pratice Oscillator is all I have done in the past 5 years, I have fixed a couple older rigs, and recently bought a old HF rig, I am planning on modifying it to Amateur Freqs. also by the way the more you get into kits, or whatever more you learn which to me is the fascinating...
by AB8RU
Sun Jul 18, 2004 11:57 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Konel Marine Radio
Replies: 0
Views: 1918

Konel Marine Radio

Hi everyone ; I had a GR8 time @ the Michigan Antique Radio Extravaganza I found quite a few peices of ham gear, vaccum tubs, old Broadcast style Mikes, a few CW keys, Ham Books, and an old Konel AM Marine Radio I bought, has the Schematic, but It was worth at least taking a look inside, well its a ...
by AB8RU
Sun Jul 18, 2004 11:44 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: Post Removed
Replies: 9
Views: 7753

Thanks Tim

This shows that you are a true businessman coming here to at least be a problem solver, by the way I took a quick tour of your site I noted the Giant AM Antenna you have that was once a kcahS oidaR item :lol: also Tim Plannet Feedback dot com may be also a place to check into to help with you Custom...
by AB8RU
Wed Jun 16, 2004 12:52 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: HR 2510 where to sell?
Replies: 5
Views: 5376

Uniden info.

The FCC listed that radio as a UNCERTIFIED RADIO the reason is that the radio has an internal torroid problem and has the tendency to destroy the finals. next the radio failed the test engineering info. that showed a probilillity that may not met FCC stringent specs. as to harmonics, TVI, with a spe...
by AB8RU
Wed Jun 16, 2004 12:30 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: Yaesu Repair Center-The WORST Experience Ever...Bar None!!!!
Replies: 15
Views: 15216

Yeasu Repair center

I had a old memorizer sent in here is what I had The tech could not fix it He offered to take the radio for the repair bill, in other words buy my radio for repair price. they messed up the repair bill and later sent a check to refund the error, which at least was not ripped off. the woman who answe...
by AB8RU
Wed Jun 16, 2004 12:18 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Icom V-8000 2M. Mobile GR8 mobile
Replies: 0
Views: 1688

Icom V-8000 2M. Mobile GR8 mobile

:D Hi everyone :!: I was @ the IRA Hamfest in Hudsonville Mich. and bought a Icom V-8000 2M. mobile I'll tell you that that is a neat radio with a lot of features, the cooling fan will operate any way you need it unless the temp parameters exceed a defined limit which is good since my car is parket ...
by AB8RU
Thu May 20, 2004 9:39 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: GATES BC1F BROADCAST TRANSMITTER
Replies: 0
Views: 1924

GATES BC1F BROADCAST TRANSMITTER

Hi I just been at Ebay web site this guy is selling a modified Transmitter on the 80 M. Band I'll include the link for this item. http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=5700903121 you engineers out there ought to get a eye full of this one, I emailed the owner of this XMTR as to what he ...
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 1:40 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Ham Radio Swap
Replies: 0
Views: 1759

Ham Radio Swap

Sat June 5 , 2004 the Independent Repeater Association is holding their annual ham fest web site is http://www.w8hvg.org

you can download a flier in pdf format.

SEE YOU THERE :!:
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 1:37 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Amateur Scam Artist Dead
Replies: 10
Views: 9468

Justice Served regular or extra crispy

Well what goes around comes around my XYL always says, depends on yer belief, just for laughs .. I wonder what happened what he had to cross the river :?: rip off the coins to pay the Man operating the boat :?: Thats one religion. Ghost :arrow: ever seen that movie Ghost :?: maybe the Dark Creatures...
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 1:25 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Amateurs Cover up Pirate for 16yrs
Replies: 9
Views: 8279

UK & USA Regs different

When you ask us American Old Boys we do things different as to what is Right or Not. Let me Chase a Rabitt for some time , Ok lets say John Doe was Busted by the Local Public Saftey and Mary Doe Knew about it. Thing here in America Mary Doe can only get into trouble if she was a witness to a Serious...
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 1:14 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Regancy Bal-100 Amp
Replies: 1
Views: 2208

Regency Electronics

Regency was bought out by Relm and they dumpstered everything, I can sugguest try Manual Man or plug in the Make and model number & start searching.

Good Luck :!:
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 1:11 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: HELP! Alinco tuner doesn't work with DX70
Replies: 1
Views: 2285

contact alinco

they ought to have a web site,
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 12:56 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Yaesu FT 50 R lousy FM broadcast audio
Replies: 7
Views: 5366

VX 1

That was when everyone went on the worlds smallest radio craze even output went way down around .5 W. I think if that HT is that dinky job, forget it Tip : Anyone planning on buying a Hi Priced stereo may want to hold off buying stuff, what I know in the Broadcast Industry right now may be a useless...
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 12:46 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: out of ham radio 15 years
Replies: 5
Views: 4283

My 1st. 2 M. ant

I made the 1/2 wave ground plane out of a SO 239 , a peice of alum, clamps, conduit, and the base of a old wall plaque .

Back then I had access to a drill press at work.

have still that Rock Bound Kenwood TM-2200 A probaly convert to packet maybe.

:)
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 12:36 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Big Daddy 5 element beam for 11 meters info
Replies: 3
Views: 3252

Ant Spec

They are now Allen Group , they are switching gears towards the Commercial stuff even though they sell Quality instead of Crap antennas they are really into Freq. 30 to 2 Ghz. where someone wants to spec out a 2 way, Celluar, Trunking, Public Saftey Business Band etc..

They may help & Good Luck.
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 12:30 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: IS THIS LEGAL ????
Replies: 2
Views: 3133

Out of Band Info.

Let me say this as a legal thought, for around $200.00 you can buy a good used commercial 2 way and spend a few bucks more for the Software & Cable, this only applies to those who have a reason to be on a Certain frequency Such as SAR , Fire, Sherriff Possee, Emergency Management authourization, Med...
by AB8RU
Tue May 11, 2004 12:00 am
Forum: Stolen Equipment
Topic: Stolen Equipment - from Mississippi
Replies: 1
Views: 12424

any serial numbers ?

Hey is there any serial numbers or Engraved Identification markings, that would be a great help.
by AB8RU
Mon May 10, 2004 11:55 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: SPAM and NON-HAM ADS
Replies: 2
Views: 5981

Spam

Yes I went to a non ham web site ( Broadcasting ) and suddenly a spam wound up there get rich quick, :x

Really disgusting.

Thats what I like ABT Ham web sites at least they are well maintained. :D
by AB8RU
Mon May 10, 2004 11:51 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Now you can include a Photo with your Classified Ad
Replies: 5
Views: 6382

I tossed ZA

I tossed Zone Alarm out after their free trial but I decided to switch to another firewall system. Mc Affee comes in a package . 8)
by AB8RU
Mon May 10, 2004 11:48 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Disparaging comments about advertizers
Replies: 7
Views: 9456

Call vs Handle

:arrow: What I do I list my call at the Ham sites and Handles at non ham sites . I figgured If they want to look me up thats ok with me . :?: Question is where is this QTH :?: I answer out in the Rural Farm area of Michigan besides I like using my call is my way of doing stuff. 73 DE AB8RU :P
by AB8RU
Mon May 10, 2004 11:42 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Why bother??
Replies: 6
Views: 7992

E Bay

I have a very different SKED than the rest of you my days on & off are very odd, so I can do stuff at home and the job site I could not begin to do, let alone we dont need a computer here. right now with this storm coming off Lk. Michigan the Ebay connection is not connecting very well. :roll: but a...
by AB8RU
Mon May 10, 2004 4:55 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: Universal Radio Ohio - do not deal with
Replies: 21
Views: 20565

Want my 2 cents worth ?

I have been licensed on the Ham side of things since 1993, Commercially 1976, Let me take what is called a Equiptment Brokers stand ok so I myself bought non working equiptment we all have let me give you the look of things. 1 ) You can learn how to fix that radio is what ham radio is about, if you ...
by AB8RU
Mon May 10, 2004 4:42 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: K0RPL / N9ZDA Update Legal Action Process
Replies: 48
Views: 43334

Thanks Everyone !

I had decided to sign on to this web site and started to buy @ Ebay I am glad that I did check here :!:

I think I should go over some things more closely if anyone has some Alerts I should be aware I hope to watch the posts.

TNX & 73