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by RustySkull
Mon Jan 27, 2014 6:39 am
Forum: 4x4 Owners
Topic: How to get SWR down?
Replies: 14
Views: 1854

Re: How to get SWR down?

Dragonfly wrote:What radio are you using for the SWR test , If it has EU band then check swr at channel 1 EU then SWR at 40 UK then tell us the readings .
Both smack bang on 3.


I haven't bothered trying to fix this since I posted this haha! I just haven't used it lol
by RustySkull
Thu Jan 16, 2014 7:04 am
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Listen To This Skip!
Replies: 2
Views: 1397

Listen To This Skip!

What language is it and what are they saying? I say Russian!

This was at 4:45 last night!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R24E6WT296k
by RustySkull
Tue Jan 14, 2014 12:39 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: Radio for home and car use
Replies: 2
Views: 681

Re: Radio for home and car use

As said by Mr Stampman is it easier to install a mobile unit in your car, than use a handheld. And easier to install a base station in your home, or a mobile unit with a PSU. Something like an orbitor antenna for your car would be great with a mag mount. And some kind of silver rod, pole would be gr...
by RustySkull
Tue Jan 14, 2014 10:17 am
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: NEW Thunderpole User Map
Replies: 25
Views: 9530

Re: NEW Thunderpole User Map

Woohoo, I'm on it now ;)
by RustySkull
Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:42 am
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: what is QSK ??
Replies: 9
Views: 6879

Re: what is QSK ??

QRA What is the name of your station QRB How far, approximately, are you from my station QRC What authority/administration settles the accounts of your station QRD Where are you bound and where are you from QRE What is your estimated time of arrival at …(place) QRF Are you returning t...
by RustySkull
Mon Jan 13, 2014 8:21 am
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Harvard 410T
Replies: 2
Views: 576

Re: Harvard 410T

could be ptt switch on broken antenna connection *King* *King* *King* *King* The wire from the antenna seems alright, it's soldered both ends and the wire itself seems intact... The switch seems to work, it says it is transmitting, the light goes to red, and the meter moves, but only to 3. When it ...
by RustySkull
Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:41 am
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Harvard 410T
Replies: 2
Views: 576

Harvard 410T

I've just picking this hand held up, it seems to be doing some strange things... I have brand new 100% changed batteries in it, when you turn it on, the digital channel display dims and flickers, when you key up, the meter only moves to 3. Also it will not transmit, or receive. However when you key ...
by RustySkull
Mon Jan 13, 2014 7:16 am
Forum: Homebase CB Radios
Topic: Computer Power Supply modification 12v
Replies: 6
Views: 2694

Re: Computer Power Supply modification 12v

cbs are designed to be most efficient at 13.9 volts as this is the standard voltage of a car when running they were made to run at this voltage because the american waggons ran at 12 volt battery voltage so you need 13.9v to charge them running at a lower voltage they do not perform as well *King* ...
by RustySkull
Sun Jan 12, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: PMR446 Section
Topic: Why Are People So Rude?
Replies: 7
Views: 1455

Re: Why Are People So Rude?

Yeah mate, the people I hear in Hoddesdon are apsolutally horrible haha!

I called in, to see if they could hear me and they said "person on the side, F Off"
by RustySkull
Sun Jan 12, 2014 8:12 pm
Forum: PMR446 Section
Topic: Why Are People So Rude?
Replies: 7
Views: 1455

Re: Why Are People So Rude?

Yeah mate ;)
by RustySkull
Sun Jan 12, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: PMR446 Section
Topic: Why Are People So Rude?
Replies: 7
Views: 1455

Re: Why Are People So Rude?

You're in Kent, I probably hear you, I speak to sme from Kent.

And most of them are the ones that are rude lol!


Oh man....
by RustySkull
Sun Jan 12, 2014 10:17 am
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Is This A Good PSU?
Replies: 10
Views: 1250

Re: Is This A Good PSU?

The PSW30 is switch mode, the PS30M was solid state. Would you please mind explaining what the difference is? Can they both do the same things? Here is what I think you're asking: A conventional power supply would be one with a transformer, rectification and smoothing, followed by transistorised re...
by RustySkull
Fri Jan 10, 2014 8:35 pm
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Is This A Good PSU?
Replies: 10
Views: 1250

Re: Is This A Good PSU?

andy@thunderpole.co.uk wrote:The PSW30 is switch mode, the PS30M was solid state.
Would you please mind explaining what the difference is?

Can they both do the same things?
by RustySkull
Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:38 pm
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Is This A Good PSU?
Replies: 10
Views: 1250

Re: Is This A Good PSU?

Hmmm that seems Alright, how comes the one I found is so much bigger? It seems to do the same?
by RustySkull
Fri Jan 10, 2014 1:25 pm
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Is This A Good PSU?
Replies: 10
Views: 1250

Re: Is This A Good PSU?

For everyone else it's a Palstar PS30M 30amp linear variable voltage PSU