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by joe jeep
Thu Jun 09, 2011 5:26 pm
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Calling All Military Vehicle Users!!
Replies: 24
Views: 4456

Re: Calling All Military Vehicle Users!!

ellitanthalas wrote:TP also used to do an EGP (Electronic Ground Plane) mount, which I found worked amazingly on the bike. Still using it, in fact!

Where would i find one of those????

:? :? :?

I would just like to say thanks to all of you who have or will undoubtedly help me!!!

=D> =D> =D> =D>
by joe jeep
Thu Jun 09, 2011 4:27 pm
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Calling All Military Vehicle Users!!
Replies: 24
Views: 4456

Re: Calling All Military Vehicle Users!!

There is also this type of no ground mount which uses a upside down small antenna as the ground.not shure if Thunderpoll sell this type of mount. http://thumbs4.ebaystatic.com/m/mWTD4a5aYo7SKFPLrx1fzXg/140.jpg Thunderpole sell an ERF Mirror mount kit which has the upside down aerial. It's under Mir...
by joe jeep
Thu Jun 09, 2011 12:45 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Extension Speaker Headphones
Replies: 5
Views: 1688

Re: Extension Speaker Headphones

Unfortunately the earpiece i suggested in my previous post, didn't have enough volume so i have brought a d-shape ear piece 3.5mm and fitted one inside a set of ex-military ear defenders, i have some pictures and i have fitted 2 sets of ear defenders one with the ear piece in the left ear and one in...
by joe jeep
Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:52 am
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: Midland 248 bands
Replies: 7
Views: 2446

Re: Midland 248 bands

Donga wrote:http://www.g4nsj.co.uk/cb.shtml

take a peak

G4NSJ

Hey that's my friends website he also repairs vintage radios.

have a look no refering
by joe jeep
Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:47 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Hi from Surrey!
Replies: 21
Views: 3480

Re: Hi from Surrey!

If you are traveling fast ( above 70mph ) buy an antenna with a low wind resistance and a large magnet mount. http://www.thunderpole.co.uk/fm27.htm large bulky antennas can blow off the roof . The (other company) Skyscan is indeed a mobile Scanner antenna and no good for CB radio Transmittion . I u...
by joe jeep
Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:42 am
Forum: Introduce Yourself
Topic: Surrey/Sussex/Hampshire Boarder Newcomer - Edronik
Replies: 10
Views: 2260

Re: Surrey/Sussex/Hampshire Boarder Newcomer - Edronik

I come past there every now and again on the odd weekend, hope to make contact.

:D :D :D
by joe jeep
Thu Jun 09, 2011 10:37 am
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Calling All Military Vehicle Users!!
Replies: 24
Views: 4456

Re: Calling All Military Vehicle Users!!

Dragonfly, this 'no ground type antenna' does that mean it doesn't require a ground plane???

Stampman, could you post some piccies of you coax ground plane or explain it to me in a bit more detail.

oh, and has anyone got a 19 set?? do you need a amateur radio lisence to operate one of those.
by joe jeep
Thu Jun 02, 2011 2:25 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Where shall i mount my rig
Replies: 18
Views: 3894

Re: Where shall i mount my rig

I just use non-slip matting and place my cb on that, on the dash, it is a bit of a case, of cables but only one, i run the cable behind the pssenger seat and out the door and onto the roof using a mag. I'm in a VW Touran, just a bit different. The other option is what this guy has done. Type into go...
by joe jeep
Thu Jun 02, 2011 1:33 pm
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Calling All Military Vehicle Users!!
Replies: 24
Views: 4456

Calling All Military Vehicle Users!!

I was just wondering how may of you have Military Vehicles, WW2 era, 50's, later perhaps??? My parents have a 1942 Willys MB Jeep and a 1944 Bedford MW. The jeep has a Cb fitted, with 12v powersupply (the jeep itself is only 6v) and it is made to e removable so it looks original when at shows, but p...
by joe jeep
Wed Jun 01, 2011 8:36 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: The Big Net 2011 - 30 Years Of Legal CB Radio!
Replies: 30
Views: 6451

Re: The Big Net 2011 - 30 Years Of Legal CB Radio!

See how far we can all get out
by joe jeep
Tue May 31, 2011 10:05 pm
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Works for HAM, what about cb?
Replies: 3
Views: 1555

Re: Works for HAM, what about cb?

is that the 1/2 wave thunderpole do? I don't know whether such a small piece of metal as he used would act as a good enough groundplane, or earth for that matter.
by joe jeep
Mon May 30, 2011 9:31 am
Forum: Technical Help
Topic: Works for HAM, what about cb?
Replies: 3
Views: 1555

Works for HAM, what about cb?

My friend, was camping near me and i noticed he had brought some of his radio kit with him. He had put a wooden stake in the ground which was probably about 3-4 foot tall, and on that he had screwed or nailed a piece of metal onto the wood. the had then fitted, what i believe to be the Sirio SMA 62/...
by joe jeep
Mon May 23, 2011 5:28 pm
Forum: Channel 19
Topic: Observations from a CB newbie....
Replies: 6
Views: 2133

Re: Observations from a CB newbie....

Yeah

I'm pretty luck down here in west sussex,
there is always one guy that thinks that it is a requirement to swear at least once in every sentence on cb. but most people are fairly civilised and behave in a normal manner.,

:) :) :) :)
by joe jeep
Thu May 19, 2011 5:41 pm
Forum: CB Radios
Topic: 80ch Amstrad 901?
Replies: 7
Views: 2352

Re: 80ch Amstrad 901?

what sort of things should i look at, what rigs??
i can't afford a great deal between £20 - £30.
by joe jeep
Sun May 15, 2011 7:49 pm
Forum: Scanners and Receivers
Topic: Airshow scanning
Replies: 3
Views: 2141

Re: Airshow scanning

Hi,

I was looking for a realistic to use at airshows, I also need one to pick up the military band which is 200 - 512 if i am not mistaken. Kenwood man, what realistic are you using and how much would one be??

cheers