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by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:18 am
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: General help required - new kit!
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: General help required - new kit!

On a magnetic mount the ground is achieved through something called capacitive coupling. Although there is no direct connection between the ground of the car and the bottom of the mag mount, at the frequency that you are transmitting on the impedance will be low enough for there to be an effective g...
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Fri Jul 19, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: CB Antennas
Topic: Best home base antenna for the money please
Replies: 1
Views: 27

Re: Best home base antenna for the money please

We would (obviously!) recommend our own antenna, the Thunderpole 5.

https://www.thunderpole.co.uk/base-cb-a ... ole-5.html

Not only because it is ours, but we genuinely have had lots of very good reviews of it.

Andy.
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Wed Jul 17, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: General help required - new kit!
Replies: 3
Views: 52

Re: General help required - new kit!

Hi Rob, With the Apollo 2 antenna that comes with that kit, you should be expecting to get a range better than that. We have tested it to a range of approx 3-4 miles with no problems, so there are a couple of things to check to try and get a better range. SWR meters are the most useful tool when dia...
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Wed Jul 03, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: newbie here
Replies: 1
Views: 70

Re: newbie here

Hi and welcome to the forum and back to CB :D

Andy
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:18 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: T800 no distance
Replies: 1
Views: 78

Re: T800 no distance

Hi, The first thing to check on any CB radio with no range or range issues, is the RF gain control. Make sure the RF gain is turned all the way up (fully clockwise), otherwise the sensitivity of the receive circuit in the radio will be reduced. Let me know if that doesn't solve the problem as there ...
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Fri May 24, 2019 11:58 am
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: Where to start
Replies: 2
Views: 150

Re: Where to start

We have a few ready-made CB radio kits that come with the radio, antenna and mounting kit here... https://www.thunderpole.co.uk/cb-radio-packs.html

Our CB Starter Pack is ideal for most people...

But if your budget will allow then we have a Premium CB Kit too.

Andy
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Thu May 23, 2019 2:04 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Newbie
Replies: 3
Views: 172

Re: Newbie

Welcome to the forum and to CB radio :wink:

Andy.
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:36 pm
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Chris Mongol Chicken
Replies: 1
Views: 183

Re: Chris Mongol Chicken

Hi and welcome to the forum... :)

Andy
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:01 am
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Uniden 200
Replies: 1
Views: 120

Re: Uniden 200

Hi, yes it should have the UK 40 channels which haven't changed since 1981.

We just have access to 40 EU channels too now, which you can also use AM and SSB on.

Andy.
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: Getting back into it...
Replies: 24
Views: 2646

Re: Getting back into it...

Yes the Uniden 200 was a 40 channel UK radio, and the UK channels are still the same.

Andy.
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Mon Apr 01, 2019 9:39 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Clouddancer/ Newbie
Replies: 1
Views: 299

Re: Clouddancer/ Newbie

Welcome to the forum and back to CB :)

Andy.
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hello from the Valleys, S Wales...
Replies: 3
Views: 333

Re: Hello from the Valleys, S Wales...

Welcome to the forum and CB radio! :D

Andy.
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Tue Feb 26, 2019 9:01 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi newbie
Replies: 2
Views: 310

Re: Hi newbie

Hi and welcome to the forum :D

Andy.
by andy@thunderpole.co.uk
Mon Feb 25, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: DEEPEST ESSEX
Replies: 2
Views: 307

Re: DEEPEST ESSEX

Hi Alam,

Sorry don't know anything about the magazine, but welcome to the forum :D

Andy.