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by p38
Saturday, 23 June 2018, 16:11 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Magnum s9 recieve only threw external
Replies: 0
Views: 32

Magnum s9 recieve only threw external

:cheers: hello folks been awhile, my s9 is acting up I only have recieve through my external speaker I double checked my mic on another radio and its fine . Im at a loss here

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by p38
Saturday, 11 October 2014, 13:13 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: magnet or puck mount???
Replies: 13
Views: 332

Re: magnet or puck mount???

Thanks gentleman , definitely food for thought I'll have too do more reaserch into the puck mount .maybe someone has a grandcherokee with pictures of the install? Mines a 01

by p38
Saturday, 11 October 2014, 12:23 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: magnet or puck mount???
Replies: 13
Views: 332

magnet or puck mount???

Well its coming close too the time this mud duck installs the jet pack in the jeep... get off the ground alot better .in doing this I've been thinking ALOT which we all know is dangerous for public safety, I will be takin down the k40 and storing it safely away I have a Wilson 1000 ready too go but ...
by p38
Thursday, 18 September 2014, 19:43 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: wilson 1000 revamp ?
Replies: 3
Views: 229

Re: wilson 1000 revamp ?

Ahh okay what about the metal plate too the magnet??
by p38
Sunday, 14 September 2014, 20:00 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: wilson 1000 revamp ?
Replies: 3
Views: 229

wilson 1000 revamp ?

Picked up a wilson 1000 for 15$ stripped the coaz back 4 inches by the antenna base resolderd the pl259 then i ran into an issue.... the metal plate that holds on too the magnet has come off some rust on it i sanded it down lightly rrmoved it all do it is spotless what kind of apoxy did the factory ...
by p38
Wednesday, 20 August 2014, 21:27 PM
Forum: TUBE RADIO EQUIPMENT
Topic: I think I want a tube base radio
Replies: 31
Views: 1732

Re: I think I want a tube base radio

Every one loves the brownings but what about the dak ? I have the chance too get my hands on one for 350
by p38
Monday, 18 August 2014, 21:08 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: **Censored** heater?
Replies: 3
Views: 271

**Censored** heater?

I was looking at the midnight special500r but after recently speaking with a non sponsor he recommend **Censored** ? Any of you ducks or duck hunters know of these amplifiers??
by p38
Sunday, 06 July 2014, 21:19 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion

I plan on buying a texas star new (several of them) and stashing them using them at the house for a booster for my small radios . I haven't heard frim them yet but my idea is 4/5 pill or a 1x5 , 1 2sc2879 driving 5that way I can hit it full bore with the s9 and it will be fine . I'm indecisive but o...
by p38
Sunday, 06 July 2014, 21:13 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: Mobile export reviews
Replies: 21
Views: 719

Re: Mobile export reviews

Well the Stryker 955hpc is no doubt the best out there , I love the slightly older magnum s9 models great receive and damn loud audio crystal clear too boot with all modes . When I buy something i research the **Censored** out of it and buy top of the line I believe in doing it right the first time ...
by p38
Saturday, 05 July 2014, 9:45 AM
Forum: SIDEBAND (SSB)
Topic: best moblie radio for ssb?
Replies: 113
Views: 31340

Re: best moblie radio for ssb?

It's like anything properly taken care of an tuned the galaxys are great , stryker , magnum, rci are all great radios if tuned right! so it boils down too catorgories of cost/purpose/taste me I like the look and setup of the magnums/galaxy /strykers but do not like the RCI .
by p38
Friday, 04 July 2014, 22:42 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion

A friend of mine has that box tempted too purchase it from him but idk I just want a reliable 500watts that'll last . I do not skimp when i spend money the best or nothing at all .
by p38
Friday, 04 July 2014, 19:24 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion

Talking with x force I'm going too have mine built slightly different with 2sc2879's on a copper clad board.
by p38
Friday, 04 July 2014, 19:04 PM
Forum: SPORTS SPOT
Topic: whats your gun collection
Replies: 98
Views: 10936

Re: whats your gun collection

Sold most of mine but I am keeping my marlin 444 savage fox model b and my h&r 410 there's a few others but I'm not telling ;) the marlin is my pride an joy .
by p38
Friday, 04 July 2014, 14:59 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion

No worries switched out the setup magnum s9 with a midnight special 500r
by p38
Wednesday, 02 July 2014, 19:30 PM
Forum: MOBILE/BASE INSTALL HELP
Topic: running coax/ drillig holes in 94 sierra
Replies: 4
Views: 535

Re: running coax/ drillig holes in 94 sierra

Take a look underneath your carpet and in the post behind the door if I remember right theres a plug there somewhere I'll check my truck tomorrow for you .
by p38
Wednesday, 02 July 2014, 17:35 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Connex 3300 regulator gets to hot
Replies: 4
Views: 228

Re: Connex 3300 regulator gets to hot

I'm no radio tech but in the automotive world (still 12volts) that means too much voltage or not enough ressiatance indicating too much current flow (watts) just double check everything lose connections on the bored bad ressitors etc
by p38
Wednesday, 02 July 2014, 17:28 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: mobile radio and antenna recommendation for newbie
Replies: 20
Views: 541

Re: mobile radio and antenna recommendation for newbie

Hey happy too help ! With a bug I'd recommend the magna mount adapter so that it sticks too the roof of the car. When your ready for some well err boost check out the xforce midnight specail line .happy cbing
by p38
Tuesday, 01 July 2014, 20:21 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: good rf field strength meter ?
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Re: good rf field strength meter ?

Thanks gentleman guess I'll have too pick one up! Seems like another handy tool too havr
by p38
Tuesday, 01 July 2014, 19:48 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: mobile radio and antenna recommendation for newbie
Replies: 20
Views: 541

Re: mobile radio and antenna recommendation for newbie

A great starter radio and antenna is a Uniden 980 and a k40 with the magna mount adapter or a galaxy 959 they are both wonderful radios and within a reasonable price range . Welcome too the mobile group hahaha
by p38
Monday, 23 June 2014, 22:13 PM
Forum: AUTOMOTIVE TALK
Topic: Nice Car Blue!
Replies: 1
Views: 274

Nice Car Blue!

Thanks blue nice car is that a dodge dart ?
by p38
Monday, 23 June 2014, 18:38 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: good rf field strength meter ?
Replies: 6
Views: 232

Re: good rf field strength meter ?

If im correct (not likely) field strength shows you how well your power is getting out of your antenna .if you look up active threads it is antenna comparisons interesting results . I've always had the feeling there was more too it than just swr and everything being grounded properly. But how well y...
by p38
Monday, 23 June 2014, 13:58 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: good rf field strength meter ?
Replies: 6
Views: 232

good rf field strength meter ?

Well the title says it best I'm looking for a good middle of the road too high end rf ffield strength meter . I've heard someone mention mfj but I haven't seen one before. I have been looking at the mfj-259b (drooling) as I'm looking too get my license in a month or so .
by p38
Monday, 23 June 2014, 13:54 PM
Forum: MOBILE/BASE INSTALL HELP
Topic: 2008 Mercury Milan Installation Suggestions
Replies: 4
Views: 434

Re: 2008 Mercury Milan Installation Suggestions

Not many options there or good ones for that Matter three places I wee possible one by your leggs (not comfortable) two on the dash (not sure of what's under that ) three over head mount
by p38
Sunday, 22 June 2014, 21:04 PM
Forum: SIDEBAND (SSB)
Topic: best moblie radio for ssb?
Replies: 113
Views: 31340

Re: best moblie radio for ssb?

I've always had good luck with magnum radio's with the 1969 finals . Talked all over the world on them with 50 watts the delta force and olser s9 radios . Stryker 955 hp is bad **Censored** too! Loving mine I use it at home only but its plenty of power always great reports on it
by p38
Sunday, 22 June 2014, 15:16 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Some antenna comparisons... interesting results...
Replies: 10
Views: 416

Re: Some antenna comparisons... interesting results...

Very interesting article ! Confirms what I've always contemplated . Thanks for the right up
by p38
Saturday, 21 June 2014, 22:13 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: good antenna
Replies: 7
Views: 353

Re: good antenna

Siroo tornado 5/8 wave , its the best kept secret imax can't hold a candle too it .if you can find eho makes the interceptor 10k let me know I want one lol
by p38
Friday, 20 June 2014, 17:33 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What to Purchase???
Replies: 23
Views: 565

Re: What to Purchase???

Magnum s9 with the 1969 finals runs fantastic in all modes ive talked too Grenada from my mobile . Or magnum delta force any of the old radios with the Mitsubishi finals . The galaxy 98vh is a great radio a bit pricey but its all you need. I run a texas star 350 built up with my s9 420 watts is a bi...
by p38
Friday, 20 June 2014, 15:36 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: crossbow 3 beam parts?
Replies: 0
Views: 221

crossbow 3 beam parts?

Well after a TON of guidance (thanks everyone) know that iknow what it is where can I find the measure ments on it an replacment parts? If this beam wasn't a family members I wouldn't bother but it has some sentimentle value too it -- Friday, 20 June 2014, 22:22 PM -- No recommend sights? Yamaha was...
by p38
Friday, 20 June 2014, 15:12 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: base antenna. whats the best
Replies: 22
Views: 906

Re: base antenna. whats the best

My fantasy antenna would be a interceptor but I can't get ahold of who ever builds them maybe a sirio tornado 5/8 wave. Basically any METAL omni directional
by p38
Monday, 16 June 2014, 21:57 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Mystery 3 Element Beam
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Re: Mystery 3 Element Beam

Been looking through them one by one hustler has one simular too . It had a porcelinn piece with three studs on it that the coax connected too. Doc just read your post thanks for the info now I can hunt for beams like that -- Wednesday, 18 June 2014, 21:38 PM -- Its an old rasio shack aracher crossb...
by p38
Monday, 16 June 2014, 21:27 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Mystery 3 Element Beam
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Re: Mystery 3 Element Beam

Thanks md! Both of you guys saving my *** again haha I'll check out cbtricks and see what I can find. I'll report back soon.

-- Monday, 16 June 2014, 23:29 PM --

It is possible the gamma matcher went across the middle I've gotta find some old family pictures maybe it was in one.
by p38
Monday, 16 June 2014, 21:08 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Mystery 3 Element Beam
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Re: Mystery 3 Element Beam

Its set up simular but the elements slide into the boom they are not bracketd too it. I thought it was too until I rememberd it fully

-- Monday, 16 June 2014, 23:14 PM --

I appreciate the help though! Glad someone reads my posts lol
by p38
Monday, 16 June 2014, 20:24 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Mystery 3 Element Beam
Replies: 7
Views: 314

Mystery 3 Element Beam

After my first failed post on this beam I've been reaserching like crazy. The two beams that are the closest are the hy-gain th3 and radio shack crossbow 3 . Soo I call on the knowledge gods of this forum for guidance I've drawn up the beam I remember disassembling very little is known about it sinc...
by p38
Monday, 16 June 2014, 20:14 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: small frequency counter kit guidance
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: small frequency counter kit guidance

Thanks md! Looking into that now
by p38
Thursday, 12 June 2014, 20:28 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: too match or not too match
Replies: 8
Views: 347

Re: too match or not too match

Thanks doc that's pretyy much the info I was looking for. I do know how too use it and opereate it but I was looking for the usebehind it the tech side of it . What I was looking for as well is an explanation on why the two swr readings are different the meter on the radio is dead acurate (very surp...
by p38
Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 19:33 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: too match or not too match
Replies: 8
Views: 347

too match or not too match

When I picked up my magnum s9 I got a power supply and a barjan 300 swr/power/matcher looking for guidence iknow how too operate it but what are the principles behind it (properties facts etc) basically the tech information like why if I tune it on the meter but then use the swr meter on the radio i...
by p38
Wednesday, 11 June 2014, 16:47 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: base antenna. whats the best
Replies: 22
Views: 906

Re: base antenna. whats the best

All your going too see is a ton of opinions Here not facts or tuning specs that being said there's two catorgories beam or omni directional (dipole too) . Beams are great with towers they (as far as iknow are all directional) which means wherever its pointing too is where your tx/rx is . Omni direct...
by p38
Friday, 06 June 2014, 4:53 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1086
Views: 36509

Re: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?

After two years of hunting i picked up an older magnum s9 with 1969 finals! the guy threw in a nice barjan antenna tuner and a 12 amp power supply all for 150 $! Rig works great once the clarifier was set it hasn't moved once warm.
by p38
Monday, 26 May 2014, 0:02 AM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: I want a good radio!
Replies: 60
Views: 1568

Re: I want a good radio!

Galaxy with side band peaked and tuned /magnum radios with the 1969 finals (deltaforce s9 omega force etc) if your willing too spend more $$ I highly recommend the Stryker 955 hpI've talked world wide on 75 watts and an imax 2000 . Just remember a good radio is only as good as the antenna your using...
by p38
Friday, 23 May 2014, 21:20 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: small frequency counter kit guidance
Replies: 5
Views: 322

small frequency counter kit guidance

Well I'm looking for a very compact frequency counter too put in my president Madison and I refuse too get rid of my clock it works great gets me up for work every morning. I'm looking too hear from diy guys ham operators etc if there are any small screen kits out there that I can tuck in just below...
by p38
Friday, 23 May 2014, 21:12 PM
Forum: MOBILE/BASE INSTALL HELP
Topic: wire gauge
Replies: 11
Views: 688

Re: wire gauge

I have always ran a 250watt noise filter with my radios I use 10 guage 25 amp capable I have put my magnum on it /the Stryker 955hp and recently an s9 all have turned out quite well!
by p38
Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 18:46 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion

Thanks pa269 I'll check that out.will it still throw 700watts peak?
by p38
Wednesday, 30 April 2014, 13:40 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 485

Re: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion

Thanks gentleman you guys are always helpful! I'll let you know how I make out in a week or two still can't decide on a 350 or a 667dxv magnum delta force is pushing it I can turn it down too a 2.5/3watt dead key swings to 5 I little over 25watts or 7 watt dead key swings too 10/11 peaks about 40/45
by p38
Tuesday, 29 April 2014, 22:20 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion
Replies: 13
Views: 485

texas star 350hd 11 meter conversion

What takes place in this 11 meter conversion on a texas star 350hd? anyone done this themselves or should i send it in ?
by p38
Sunday, 23 March 2014, 20:13 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: k40 with a texas star 667??
Replies: 6
Views: 265

Re: k40 with a texas star 667??

Thanks guys ! I'm actually thinking monkey made quad mag ;) but recommendations are open! Love this k40 it does pretty good!.
by p38
Saturday, 22 March 2014, 21:40 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: k40 with a texas star 667??
Replies: 6
Views: 265

k40 with a texas star 667??

Iknow the k40 is rated at 500watts but is that pep/rms average ? :?: I won't be running the k40 long like this but it'll survive for a bit Ill keep it turned down.
by p38
Thursday, 13 March 2014, 11:36 AM
Forum: MOBILE/BASE INSTALL HELP
Topic: magnum roger beep failed
Replies: 8
Views: 525

Re: magnum roger beep failed

Thanks MDyoungblood and eagle1 very appreciated! I do not use it much but it has its purpose I do like them but I dispise the idiots that abuse them and use noise toys and roger fart boards all uneeded crap . Time and place for that junk and its not on 38lsb while people are trying too carry a conve...
by p38
Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 18:43 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: oscilloscope ps148a ?
Replies: 4
Views: 261

Re: oscilloscope ps148a ?

Soo its a not going too do what I need ? Ohh well back too hunting!
by p38
Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 18:36 PM
Forum: MOBILE/BASE INSTALL HELP
Topic: magnum roger beep failed
Replies: 8
Views: 525

magnum roger beep failed

Just put everything in my Jeep wj maganamount k40 hard wired too the battery with a fuse at the battery . Took it out of it Today because the meter light was way too bright at night changed it out and now I cannot hear the roger beep when I unkey just aggravating. Anyone have some insight on this? I...
by p38
Wednesday, 12 March 2014, 18:28 PM
Forum: SIDEBAND (SSB)
Topic: Looking for a radio from $300-$400 for SSB/AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1128

Re: Looking for a radio from $300-$400 for SSB/AM

Stryker 955hp ! I love it good clean audio and killer receive . Also if you can find an older magnum delta force with 1969 finals your golden . Or an s9 with the older 1969 finals the mosfet magnums need a good tech for them too work right