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by Radiotronics
Thu Jan 28, 2016 3:48 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: MidLand 78 and skyscan mobile antenna
Replies: 6
Views: 1300

Re: MidLand 78 and skyscan mobile antenna

Brilliant. Almost all scanner antennas will have a frequency range you can transmit on, but it's never going to be the same as they receive ranges. I'd check the antenna spec. Otherwise, if you transmit using an antenna that's not tuned for the freq. you're transmitting on, you'll almost definitely ...
by Radiotronics
Tue Dec 01, 2015 5:33 pm
Forum: 4x4 Owners
Topic: Suzuki Jimny instal
Replies: 4
Views: 2479

Re: Suzuki Jimny instal

I'd also look at CB radios that have dim mount bracket options. Some Jimmy's have a twin-DIN dash, so you effectively have a spare slot.

Thunderpole do a dash mount bracket for most of their radios, see here: http://www.thunderpole.co.uk/cb-din-mounts.html
by Radiotronics
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:10 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: looking for rig doctor
Replies: 2
Views: 1409

Re: looking for rig doctor

I know it's been a while since this thread was started, but if you're still looking for a Rig Dr., try Diode Communications in Barnsley 01226 754222.

Not exactly right on your doorstep from St Helens, but it's about an hour and a half's drive on a clear Sunday.
by Radiotronics
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:07 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: New President Grant 2!
Replies: 1
Views: 1188

Re: New President Grant 2!

Looks like president are releasing a new version of the Grant 2. Output power has reportedly been increased to approx 20 watts and a heat sink added to the back. Also when converted to EXPORT mode you keep the UK 40! The new one is called the President Grant II Premium. I'm not sure you keep the ab...
by Radiotronics
Wed Nov 25, 2015 2:02 pm
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Rules and regulations,
Replies: 5
Views: 1847

Re: Rules and regulations,

What's interesting is that loads of people are dusting off their old Cobra 148s and thinking they're legal to use.
by Radiotronics
Wed Nov 25, 2015 1:57 pm
Forum: Nostalgia
Topic: Old Antennas / CB's
Replies: 2
Views: 1107

Re: Old Antennas / CB's

There's a couple of really good "museum" type websites.

http://www.cbmuseum.nl/
http://www.cbgazette.com/photo.html
and
http://cbradiomuseum.dk/mobil_01.htm

Immediately spring to mind. Brilliant nostalgic websites.