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by W9FIB
Wed Dec 19, 2012 5:09 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Don't buy Chinese .....
Replies: 29
Views: 15425

Did any of you bother to pop the back cover and see where all the chips are made? Even the US manufacturers use chips made in Asian countries. Including China! There just is not much left of the chip manufacturing capacity the US had 25 years ago. Most of the components are outsourced and some are l...
by W9FIB
Wed Oct 28, 2009 9:36 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: I just saw another "Pity me..sell it to me cheap"
Replies: 25
Views: 17253

Re: I just saw another "Pity me..sell it to me cheap&am

From W3WN "So... I am sympathetic when someone says that they are having a tough time finding a rig with limited funds. " I am too. That is my point. My idea was to write something to show how ridiculous the original post was. So I decided that others besides the unemployed should be held to the sam...
by W9FIB
Mon Oct 26, 2009 12:51 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Vhf & Uhf Amp
Replies: 3
Views: 2017

That is pretty much what I thought as well. But I just thought in case someone tried it and said its impossible, I would build 3 separate amps. Just like to make 1 nice neat box was my thinking. Thanks for the reply. I have the winter to experiment and if I find something that works, I will write it...
by W9FIB
Sat Oct 24, 2009 4:52 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Vhf & Uhf Amp
Replies: 3
Views: 2017

Vhf & Uhf Amp

Has anyone ever tried to make an amplifier for 6M, 2M, and 432 all in 1 box using a pair of 4CX250B tubes? If you have, what pitfalls am I looking at to do this?

Thanx
by W9FIB
Sat Oct 24, 2009 4:33 am
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: When you REALLY don't want to sell it.
Replies: 39
Views: 48957

LOL all good ideas!

Although I did get an Icom 2M mobile for $3.00 cause it was advertised as a cb And it actually works!.
by W9FIB
Sat Oct 24, 2009 4:20 am
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: I just saw another "Pity me..sell it to me cheap"
Replies: 25
Views: 17253

I just saw another "Pity me..sell it to me cheap"

So does this mean if you are a ham who is layed off during these poor economic times that we are banned from looking for a cheap rig so they can play too? Maybe we need to ban students who have very little money as well. Maybe we should tell those on a fixed income they cant have a radio. Is this re...