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by W4AIN
Sun Nov 16, 2008 11:44 pm
Forum: What's it worth?
Topic: I have 4 things I would like to know about
Replies: 2
Views: 3282

Re: I have 4 things I would like to know about

I need to know what this items are worth. All 4 items are in very good condition. I have an Antron 99 vertical hf antenna A Cushcraft AR-2 Ringo 2 meter base antenna A Hustler 4-BTV 40 - 10 meter traped vertical antenna with the 30m add on kit. A IBM Thinkpad I series Pentium II 366mhz laptop. the ...
by W4AIN
Mon Nov 10, 2008 10:30 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Kenwood 950/henry 2K classic
Replies: 7
Views: 4872

Hello Don, From many of the Forum Post I've read, anyone who come to this webpage that possesses an Extra Class License shouldn't be asking such basic questions in relationship to connecting a RF Linear Amplifier to the H.F. Transceiver. If the individual was asking advice regarding a certain probl...
by W4AIN
Mon Nov 10, 2008 7:05 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Help Needed In Contacting Fellow Ham
Replies: 2
Views: 1626

Re: Contacting a buddy

Hello Phil, I'm practically dumb founded by your request to find Mark Smith KB5KYX . Haven't you ever heard of QRZ dot com? :lol: :lol: Thank you for your advice, Dan....All of your above suggestions had been tried, to no avail, prior to making my request here. I can now understand why you were DUM...
by W4AIN
Sun Nov 09, 2008 8:18 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: TVI Low-Pass
Replies: 5
Views: 4040

Re: Some RFI Suggestions

I live in a trailer park. ....I have mine grounded out with the outlet that the TV plugs in and it works fine. And another thing that helps well is, at your antenna connection wrap a 5" coil of wraps of 8 turns around the PVC pipe and strap it all together so it can't come unraveled. And that's sup...
by W4AIN
Sun Nov 09, 2008 7:30 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Let's Help Joshua, he needs all the help he can get.
Replies: 1
Views: 2170

How is Joshua

Just came across this thread and was wondering how the situation is with Joshua. Any updates?
by W4AIN
Sun Nov 09, 2008 2:59 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Ft 757 AT
Replies: 5
Views: 4050

Re: Ft 757 AT

I found my problem with the 757 AT tuner but am not sure how to go about it. The load roller inductor has a coupling that is plastic with four pins. Two on the motor side and two on the inductor side. The inductor is not turning while the motor does so the pins are sheared. I presume these are alum...
by W4AIN
Sun Nov 09, 2008 2:28 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: Help Needed In Contacting Fellow Ham
Replies: 2
Views: 1626

Help Needed In Contacting Fellow Ham

The now defunct Kingsmith Software created some awesome Yaesu rig control software, but it is shareware and I need to contact Mark Smith, KB5KYX, for software registration. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Can anyone provide me with a phone number or current email address for Mark Smith, KB5KY...
by W4AIN
Wed Nov 05, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: swr meters frequency specific?
Replies: 14
Views: 10791

Re: swr meters frequency specific?

Phil I don't want Rory to fry his equipment by using the wrong meter....so...I'm saying NONE of your "dime a dozen" cb meters will have a 3-150Mhz freq printed on their written instructions.....nor will they have an rf output range over 15 watts !! If you can SHOW JUST ONE, WITH 150 WATT SPECS unde...
by W4AIN
Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:40 pm
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: swr meters frequency specific?
Replies: 14
Views: 10791

Re: swr meters frequency specific?

Good grief....why can't people just answer a simple question in a simple manner!!! In answer to your question in plain simple English: NO...your CB SWR Meter is for CB. If you need to check SWR on HF, VHF or UHF...buy a meter designed for that frequency. Ok...How is this for simple, Gordon. YES it ...
by W4AIN
Wed Nov 05, 2008 1:18 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: Excellent transaction with KE3KV
Replies: 0
Views: 885

Excellent transaction with KE3KV

Swapped my 5-string banjo to Barry Stoltz , KE3KV, for a TS-830S. The rig is in EXCELLENT condition (9.8/10) and was shipped promptly. Couldn't have asked for a better deal or a smoother transaction. I highly recommend Barry to anyone looking for an honest deal. Kudos Barry.
by W4AIN
Wed Nov 05, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: swr meters frequency specific?
Replies: 14
Views: 10791

Re: VSWR meters frequency specific?

Hello Phil - W4AIN. I know for a fact that KB1RBZ was trying to measure the VSWR on the 144~148 MHz 2 Meter Band . He ended up purchasing a MFJ VHF/UHF VSWR Bridge but he had the same High VSWR 3:1 readings. Dan, I was not aware that this was a VHF issue. As I stated, some of the Dosy meters will o...
by W4AIN
Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:28 am
Forum: Free For All -- Talk about anything related to Ham Radio.
Topic: swr meters frequency specific?
Replies: 14
Views: 10791

Re: swr meters frequency specific?

Wanted to clear up a question I have received different answers on. Will a swr meter from c.b. radio work on ham radio or are they designed for certain frequencies only? :?: I guess it depends on the meter...I contacted an engineer that works on the design team for the DOSY wattmeters (Test Centers...
by W4AIN
Tue Nov 04, 2008 1:04 am
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: send qth ads to another
Replies: 6
Views: 5359

Excellent, Scott.....Thanks a million for the new feature. It works like a charm. :D

73,
Phil - W4AIN
by W4AIN
Sun Oct 26, 2008 10:02 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: send qth ads to another
Replies: 6
Views: 5359

Re: coming soon!

KA9FOX wrote:This feature is definitely going to be added in the near future. Thanks for your patience... many new features on the horizon...

- Scott KA9FOX
When will this feature be available for utilization?
by W4AIN
Fri Oct 24, 2008 6:58 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Have some of you never heard of a spell checker?
Replies: 14
Views: 11549

Re: Have some of you never heard of a spell checker?

Please guys, some of it is just down right ridiculous. I won't mention ads or call signs but reading through some of the ads is quite comical. A 3rd grader would probably make fewer mistakes. Perhaps you just don't know any better or don't care, but you should. I personally do not buyer from seller...
by W4AIN
Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:50 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: N3DG dennis gazak
Replies: 10
Views: 8482

Re: Dennis Gazak: threat or menace?

..... This guy seems to have borderline psychosis with paranoid tendencies, plus a sociopathic disregard for human beings. I am not a doctor ....... I totally agree with the last sentence in the above statement since it is so obvious from your armchair diagnosis that you don't have a clue as to wha...
by W4AIN
Tue Aug 12, 2008 6:36 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: W4JPL Anyone know him?
Replies: 6
Views: 3385

Re: Good News !

ke4nu wrote:John contacted today and offered to send my money back. Can't get much better than that...73, Alan
Actually, I don't believe anyone could ask for better than that.....I assume that you are returning the rig, also, just to keep things above board and A-OK?
by W4AIN
Mon Aug 11, 2008 11:42 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: Duane Heise - AA6EE - Good Seller
Replies: 0
Views: 730

Duane Heise - AA6EE - Good Seller

I purchased a Diamond SX-200 from Duane Heise, AA6EE, and all is well. Condition of the unit is better than described and was well packed. Kudos, Duane.....73
by W4AIN
Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:41 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: NX2C
Replies: 6
Views: 3732

KM5FL wrote:... I refuse to let the loss of a lousy 25 bux turn me into a bitter person...


Looks like that didn't work out as you had planned.
by W4AIN
Sun Mar 09, 2008 4:26 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: R&L ELECTRONICS
Replies: 27
Views: 15995

R & L Electronics

I have dealt with R & L for several years through mail-order and at hamfests and have always been satisfied. They have always treated me fairly and I will not hesitate to do business with them again.
by W4AIN
Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:54 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Redundant Classified Ads.
Replies: 3
Views: 4071

Re: Redundant Classified Ads.

I have noticed lately that there are way too many multiple identical Ads being submitted by sellers. I wonder if these posters figure they get priority exposure by abusing the posts. I am sure I read that this is not allowed. Anybody else see the redundant posts growing rapidly? Just curious Russ==...
by W4AIN
Thu Oct 11, 2007 6:34 pm
Forum: QTH.com Classifieds Discussion
Topic: Isn't this an Amateur radio site?
Replies: 11
Views: 10477

Re: Isn't this an Amateur radio site?

Well I have gone long enough without saying something but after looking at today's postings I must speak my peace.........after seeing somebody listing a "hole saw" for sale makes me wonder if Scott has opened it up for anything.....Scott, I know its hard sometimes, but please keep your great site ...
by W4AIN
Fri Nov 25, 2005 5:50 am
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: w4ain BAD GUY ALERT
Replies: 19
Views: 10593

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by W4AIN
Mon Nov 21, 2005 1:16 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: w4ain BAD GUY ALERT
Replies: 19
Views: 10593

Ebay

If you don't want to read about ebay, then I suggest you go read another topic....this topic concerns an ebay transaction.
by W4AIN
Sun Nov 20, 2005 3:17 pm
Forum: Feedback Forum
Topic: w4ain BAD GUY ALERT
Replies: 19
Views: 10593

Re: Consider this --

I contacted Mr. Parrish about it and he essentially told me to go jump in the lake. As a result, I am making sure that everyone possible knows about what happened. What happened is this: You bought a radio.....You screwed around inside it.....You blamed me for it.....Then threatened me with your 'i...