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by logiesean
Sun Feb 16, 2014 10:12 am
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: New Cb radio (have an aerial)for £60
Replies: 1
Views: 815

New Cb radio (have an aerial)for £60

On the look out for a new box the old midland gave up the ghost :( ...... So it's just a radio i'm looking for.
by logiesean
Fri Dec 06, 2013 5:37 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: Fitting a CB radio to JCB 3cx
Replies: 4
Views: 1059

Re: Fitting a CB radio to JCB 3cx

porky.69 wrote:good luck *King*
Fitted and working spot on ,was speaking to my workmate who was 15 miles away so i must've done a decent job of the installation :lol:
by logiesean
Wed Dec 04, 2013 3:05 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: midland 77-099
Replies: 7
Views: 1775

Re: midland 77-099

came out about 1982 and a power mic is only good if you are quietly spoken a better one is the power echo with a slight hint of echo on it *King* *King* *King* *King* 1982!! Jeez didn't think it was going to be that old, I have an old fidelity wonder if it would be worth ginving it an airing lol......
by logiesean
Tue Dec 03, 2013 9:16 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: midland 77-099
Replies: 7
Views: 1775

Re: midland 77-099

Can anyone let me know how old they think my Midland 77-099 is,or when it first come out ,i've had a look around for a power mic for it ,not really getting anywhere ,whilst i'm here would the midland benefit from using a power mic on it . The mic on it just now appears to create a noise when i use i...
by logiesean
Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:58 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Fitting a PL259 Plug
Replies: 17
Views: 9376

Re: Fitting a PL259 Plug

Instructions on fitting a PL259; 1) Strip back the coax and pull back braid over cable http://www.thunderpole.co.uk/user/Images/Misc/fig1.jpg 2) Put outer part of plug onto cable then screw inner part over braid http://www.thunderpole.co.uk/user/Images/Misc/fig2.jpg 3) Solder end of the pin and tri...
by logiesean
Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:56 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Fitting Cigar Plugs
Replies: 16
Views: 5865

Re: Fitting Cigar Plugs

stampman wrote:the one with the screws is a lot better connection than the cig lighter type and is generally known as a heller plug


*King* *King* *King* *King*
I've also used the screwed version ...hope i'm not for using :D
by logiesean
Tue Dec 03, 2013 8:53 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: Fitting a CB radio to JCB 3cx
Replies: 4
Views: 1059

Fitting a CB radio to JCB 3cx

Hi,feel like a big kid at the moment ..... anyways ,i'm thinking of fitting a midland 70-o99 + I'm mounting the aerial onto the mirror pillar and using the cigarette lighter plug for power, now to me the aerial mount looks like it's aluminium and i've read somewhere that aluminium is not the best fo...
by logiesean
Mon Nov 25, 2013 7:08 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: midland 77-099
Replies: 7
Views: 1775

Re: midland 77-099

porky.69 wrote:
logiesean wrote:Thanks for that
just enjoy the radio and use a good antenna with it :D
I had cb's in the early eighties ,think the model i had was the Amstrad c901 :mrgreen:
by logiesean
Sun Nov 24, 2013 8:05 am
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: midland 77-099
Replies: 7
Views: 1775

Re: midland 77-099

Thanks for that
by logiesean
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:03 pm
Forum: 4x4 Owners
Topic: Fitting CB to JCB
Replies: 1
Views: 1298

Fitting CB to JCB

Just bought myself a rig ,been meaning to do this for yrs ,was planning fitting aerial to the mirror mount,the roof on the digger is plastic so i'm assuming it isn't an option or is it ?. Thanks for looking :)
by logiesean
Sat Nov 23, 2013 6:00 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: midland 77-099
Replies: 7
Views: 1775

midland 77-099

Hi newbie here,
just bought this rig ,anyone have any tips on getting the best out of it :)
by logiesean
Sat Nov 23, 2013 5:57 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: hi from the highlands
Replies: 2
Views: 696

hi from the highlands

Name's sean

Used to have cb's yrs ago ,just recently bought another one to see if the fun's still there :D