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by Polaris
Sat Sep 23, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: Homebase CB Antennas
Topic: Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

Re: Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig

Thanks for all your comments Right, so I bought a superstar 3900 export mode and venom 1/2 wave Had same problems as previously reported. By power of deduction I replaced cheap power supply and bingo, i can hear rx and tx !!! But!!... whilst I get close signals on 33 fm and hear some sideband activi...
by Polaris
Sun Sep 10, 2017 8:52 pm
Forum: Homebase CB Antennas
Topic: Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

Re: Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig

Cheers Stampman. Not sure who Andy is but assume he's the Rig Doctor main man on this forum. Also sounds like more bucks to shell out/risk. Appreciate the advice though. Anyone in Leeds/Wakefield area on UK FM, please get on 19 and ask for Polaris. I have the set on in my office constantly so will h...
by Polaris
Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:58 pm
Forum: Homebase CB Antennas
Topic: Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

Re: Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig

Right.......not a good start... Maxcom 6e on regulated 12v dc supply connected to excalibur base station ant. Mounted approx 10 feet from ground 2 problems:- Every channel static only approx 7lbs per channel Key Mike to tx and power needle goes left!! Tx light is red Coax length is as specified Comm...
by Polaris
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:14 pm
Forum: Homebase CB Antennas
Topic: Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

Re: Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig

porky.69 wrote:
Tue Sep 05, 2017 8:07 pm
cb is not as busy like it used to be. good luck with the cb :)
Thanks porky.69. Will keep you posted.
by Polaris
Mon Sep 04, 2017 8:12 pm
Forum: Homebase CB Antennas
Topic: Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig
Replies: 7
Views: 1420

Just taken a punt with 25 quid rig

Hello all I had an AM Midland and HiGainV in the early 80's when I was a kid. Started with dv27 on biscuit tin and 12v car battery. Ended my time on CB with gp27 on my folks house and dabbled a bit with dx'ing before discovering drinking and smoking and females. I was in an antique shop on Sunday an...