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by mitch96
Sun Aug 11, 2013 10:23 am
Forum: CB Antennas
Topic: whats the most realistic antenna i can use(high winds)
Replies: 1
Views: 879

whats the most realistic antenna i can use(high winds)

hi ppl, 2 questions and looking for sound advice please 1q) i live on a mountainside and get very high winds my plan was to (a)erect a small mast then when the winds are up i could easily dismantle!!however when i built the mast i wasnt getting a signal in or out and high swr so i put up a crank on ...
by mitch96
Wed Aug 07, 2013 6:10 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: could i have killed my box by swr when coax broken
Replies: 2
Views: 793

could i have killed my box by swr when coax broken

i tried to swr my antenna with my new box not knowing there was a break in the connection in the pl plug kept getting a high reading i fixed the fault in the coax after a while trying to sort the position of the antenna must of had at least 7-8 shots though :( still getting a high reading
by mitch96
Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:56 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: new zoo keeper
Replies: 2
Views: 1326

Re: new zoo keeper

:lol: il keep em going how about this one then
A GUY WALKS INTO A BAR.....OUCH #-o
by mitch96
Wed Jul 10, 2013 9:47 am
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: what am i doing wrong
Replies: 3
Views: 949

Re: what am i doing wrong

thanks for the info on mid bands but i dont think the cbt550 picks it up tbh i dont know what i done with my rigs years ago i know i had to get rid of the colt excalibur gave tvi for miles my new qth back in the day was called the little g if you look on google map golspie!as the crow flies my old q...
by mitch96
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:56 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: new zoo keeper
Replies: 2
Views: 1326

new zoo keeper

a trainee zoo keeper comes to the zoo hes working there for a week and his boss says to him youl have to take charge for the day im going off to pick up a new lion he says any damage done go into my office and theres a list in there kill anything and it will be deducted from your wages.the boss leav...
by mitch96
Wed Jul 10, 2013 12:09 am
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: what am i doing wrong
Replies: 3
Views: 949

what am i doing wrong

first of all i live on a hillside roughly 1200ft above sea level north inverness not in a built up area 1 street and a few scattered farms and houses but just outside a village so signal should be banging in clear views right down the coast maybe at night can see light of towns 60 miles down the coa...
by mitch96
Tue Jul 09, 2013 5:45 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: power supply
Replies: 2
Views: 640

Re: power supply

thanks andy :D
by mitch96
Tue Jul 09, 2013 3:57 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: power supply
Replies: 2
Views: 640

power supply

would a (other company) 13.8v 5-7 amp output power pack(obviously used for ssb)cause any damage when powering up a small rig ie the tti tcb550 i know it should be 3-5 amp output but was just wondering thanks in advance for any replies
by mitch96
Mon Jul 08, 2013 10:17 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: im new to the forum back after soooooo long
Replies: 2
Views: 675

im new to the forum back after soooooo long

hi there names davy just trying going back to the box i remember 15 years plus use to be a twig on every car passing or every 2nd house but sadly up here(my qth north east highlands)theres a shortage of breakers myself i loved dxing but sadly my wife ddnt(she had to go :lol: ) only joking but my son...
by mitch96
Mon Jul 08, 2013 9:50 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: WHY NOT TO FILL UP A ZIPPO LIGHTER AT A PETROL STATION
Replies: 3
Views: 1680

WHY NOT TO FILL UP A ZIPPO LIGHTER AT A PETROL STATION

my mate pulled up at a petrol station to refuel his car he filled it right to the top and unkeyed the handle with the last dregs of petrol he took out his zippo petrol lighter and filled that up too not noticing he spilt some fuel on his sleeve!!he paid for the fuel and set off on his journey after ...