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by DevilDog66
Sunday, 31 December 2017, 19:11 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Swr's
Replies: 13
Views: 2130

Re: Swr's

That is the exact set up I have a 980 with kl203p with a Sirio Fighter Edition 5000 & magmount on top. I've had the car up to 80 and it has had no issues at all, great 5 inch magnet Sirio has produced for its antennas, very good quality. I don't think you'll have any problems with it. My swr's right...
by DevilDog66
Monday, 25 December 2017, 19:33 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Best AM sounding 10 meters radio ?
Replies: 3
Views: 388

Re: Best AM sounding 10 meters radio ?

The Magnum radios have about as loud a modulation of any of the radios out there, they have a built in modulator kit, most problems come from "golden screwdrivers" turning the potentiometers to max and distorting/destroying the radio. A modest tune to get the sound quality right would be the first ...

by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 15:39 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Top SSB Radios
Replies: 10
Views: 559

Re: Top SSB Radios

I've had my Uniden 980 SSB for a couple of years now and it has been a very solid performer. It stays on frequency rather well with no drift that I am aware of. The receive is excellent, one of the best ones out there but not too sensitive. However, the audio is not that "big". If you want big audio...
by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 19:31 PM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: BREAKING NEWS!
Replies: 4
Views: 596

Re: BREAKING NEWS!

HA! That is too funny! Maybe they'll have a sueance and see if they can get Richard's spirit in to testify and defend the charges????
by DevilDog66
Friday, 08 December 2017, 23:15 PM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: A Christmas Story...
Replies: 3
Views: 403

Re: A Christmas Story...

BWAH HA HA HA HA HA!!!!!! NICE!!!!
:icon_e_surprised: :lol: :clap: :doh: :laughing-rolling: :laughing-rollingred: :laughing-lmao: :occasion-snowman: :occasion-santa: :occasion-xmas:
by DevilDog66
Friday, 08 December 2017, 23:08 PM
Forum: SHORTWAVE RADIOS / SCANNERS
Topic: Police fire emergency scanners
Replies: 8
Views: 3825

Re: Police fire emergency scanners

AWESOME!!!! Usually when people stop next to me at a light and look over, they want to run too! :icon_e_surprised:
by DevilDog66
Wednesday, 06 December 2017, 20:42 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

973Kid you da man! Nice haul dude! :clap: Mike, I assume they don't have an issue with people putting antennas up considering you and you neighbor that put up the tv antenna which is fortunate. HOA's around my area are pretty uptight in some areas, I'm glad I don't have to deal with that.
by DevilDog66
Wednesday, 06 December 2017, 19:11 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

I just added a Galaxy DX 2517 to my Doghouse Base and put up an IMax 2000 on a tripod out in the front yard. Can't wait to see how this excites the neighbors. Already had a neighbor at my front door complaining about the antenna. Life goes on.... 73, Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.c...
by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 20:01 PM
Forum: SPORTS SPOT
Topic: whats your gun collection
Replies: 98
Views: 11912

Re: whats your gun collection

Hello Devildog. been a while since I have seen you post. welcome back. I have over 30 guns myself. 6 hand guns and the rest rifles and shot guns. I have been collecting guns since I was 13 years old. and 66 now. have been looking at a couple auto pistols but have not broke down and bought them as o...
by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 19:40 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: CB/HAM Shops
Replies: 4
Views: 560

Re: CB/HAM Shops

MDYoungblood wrote:
Monday, 04 December 2017, 16:57 PM
You could always try a sponsor. GI Joe's works on radios but it won't be a one day thing.

3's

Greg
Sorry bout that....slip of the keyboard and memory, I should've e-mailed or messaged Turk182 :doh:
by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 05 December 2017, 19:32 PM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: Been Away Far Too Long From CBRT!
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: Been Away Far Too Long From CBRT!

Hey DD glad to here from you again . Welcome back .I just celebrated my one year anniversary. I was in Quantico last week if you ever get a chance you should see the new marine corps museum. Its pretty nice . Thanks for the welcome back boys! 295....I would love to go there sometime. I was donating...
by DevilDog66
Monday, 04 December 2017, 3:01 AM
Forum: SPORTS SPOT
Topic: whats your gun collection
Replies: 98
Views: 11912

Re: whats your gun collection

Hmmmm well lets see.... 1. M-1 Garand 2. Springfield M1903A3 (my favorite! :biggrin: ) 3. Colt AR-15 (a1 style)upper with Colt CMP GI barrell 1-12 twist mated to a Mega Arms lower 4. Olympic Arms M4 K3B 5. Enfield No.1 Mark III .303 1916 date all matching numbers 6. Mossberg 500A 12ga pump 7. Glock ...
by DevilDog66
Monday, 04 December 2017, 2:46 AM
Forum: SPORTS SPOT
Topic: Favorite College Football and NFL Team?
Replies: 24
Views: 3413

Re: Favorite College Football and NFL Team?

College team...LSU Geaux Tigers!!!! NFL team are the Saints...however, haven't been watching for obvious reasons. Even took off my Saints Super Bowl 44 plate off my car which I got in 2010 and replaced it with a "Support Our Veterans" plate. Maybe next year I'll watch but I don't think I'll ever kno...
by DevilDog66
Monday, 04 December 2017, 1:48 AM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: Been Away Far Too Long From CBRT!
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Been Away Far Too Long From CBRT!

I have been away far too long from the site boys and girls. I even missed my 2 year anniversary with CBRT back in September! I have been very busy with work lately. Unfortunately, I tried to explain to the boss that CB/HAM radio take precedence, but, she didn't wanna hear that and threatened me with...
by DevilDog66
Monday, 04 December 2017, 1:24 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: CB/HAM Shops
Replies: 4
Views: 560

Re: CB/HAM Shops

I know this is an old post, but I thought there was one called **Non Sponsor**. I don't remember where in Florida but I know he is out of Florida and I understood he does pretty good work.
by DevilDog66
Monday, 04 December 2017, 1:18 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

I've been away for awhile and doing a lot of HAM radio operating lately. I bought a QYT 8900D dual band (2m & 440) mini mobile FM radio and a TYT TH UV-8200 10w FM hand held dual bander, and a new Nagoya N-77B antenna mag mount for the roof. The antenna has a really good gain....approx 2.15 db on 2m...
by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 01 August 2017, 14:25 PM
Forum: SHOOTING SKIP
Topic: Skip rolling like crazy!!!
Replies: 143
Views: 7257

Re: Skip rolling like crazy!!!

:crying-pink: :text-lol: Scipio Kid your killin me......Trump firing his staff!!!...
by DevilDog66
Friday, 21 July 2017, 19:32 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: Wilson 500..........nice
Replies: 11
Views: 1298

Re: Wilson 500..........nice

I really like the wilson 5000.. I used to run one back in the day and its a really nice antenna.. Had no problems shooting skip or talking locally when on the way home... Very nice antenna... Another great antenna is the sirio perfomer 5000... My friend installed one on his car and has nothing but ...
by DevilDog66
Monday, 29 May 2017, 9:53 AM
Forum: MOBILE/BASE INSTALL HELP
Topic: Puck mount antenna options
Replies: 8
Views: 1423

Re: Puck mount antenna options

Hey there BIGHOG, I own a Sirio Performer 5000 Fighter Edition mag mount and it is a great antenna! Right out of the box my SWRs were practically flat (approx 1.1) its receive is phenomenal! I used to have a K40 that would barely get in a station that was 8 miles away, which was pretty good for an u...
by DevilDog66
Monday, 29 May 2017, 9:13 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

My Technician license! Passed the test, now to check the FCC ULS page every 15 minutes for my Callsign. :shock: [ Post made via Android ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/sniper/mobiledevice/images/Android.png Well, congratulations Aughtry welcome to the world of amateur radio!!!! Yup your a newbie, ...
by DevilDog66
Monday, 29 May 2017, 8:56 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Good Morning
Replies: 130
Views: 5368

Re: Good Morning

Well, here we are at the troop on a rainy Memorial Day. Good morning CBRT'ers, I hope everyone is enjoying their Memorial Day holiday today. Having said that, I'd like to recognize my wife's Uncle, PFC Joseph Diedrich USA, he was killed in action on August 8, 1944 near St. Marie, France. He was only...
by DevilDog66
Saturday, 20 May 2017, 5:22 AM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: wow ive been lax
Replies: 8
Views: 1623

Re: wow ive been lax

Yup, the box is still broke. Figures, every time we get something cool, Bozo's gotta break it! That's why we can't have nice things!!!!! :auto-crash:
by DevilDog66
Saturday, 20 May 2017, 4:52 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Good Morning
Replies: 130
Views: 5368

Re: Good Morning

Goooooood MORNING CBRT'ers!!!!!!! :-D I'm a little behind the times here, what happened to the shout box???? Well, anyway, just got two Sain Sonic HT antennas from the postman yesterday, a 9 inch and a 14 inch rubber ducky (or at least I think its 14 inches might be 16?). They replaced a Nagoya 16 i...
by DevilDog66
Sunday, 07 May 2017, 12:55 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Little Wil- High SWR When Antenna Moves
Replies: 10
Views: 1846

Re: Little Wil- High SWR When Antenna Moves

Definitely check out the Sirio's, I have a Sirio Performer 5000 Fighter edition and that antenna is a boomer! Right out the box I had a 1.1 to a 1.2 SWRs across the 11 meter band! The RX on my Uniden 980SSB is pretty darn good stock but after I matched it with the Sirio :o :o :o nuff said! Oh and by...
by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 02 May 2017, 7:35 AM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: Power mics-worth the money??
Replies: 8
Views: 1436

Re: Power mics-worth the money??

I own and use both a Road Devil Astatic power mic which is great for the noise cancelling abilities. I use that one on my Uniden 980 SSB since that one is not a big talker and I don't want to go inside the radio to do any audio mods, with the power mic gain turned up to about 65-70% and the radio ga...
by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 02 May 2017, 6:30 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

Aughtry.....that is one fine looking HT ya got there! :text-woo: I have a new mini mobile radio coming in this Thursday, a QYT KT-8900D dual bander with quad band stand by. I might also be getting a new weather proof (IP67 rated) HT from Sain Sonic/Baofeng the GT-3-WP model. When is the next VE or V...
by DevilDog66
Friday, 28 April 2017, 12:39 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: what tadio is better
Replies: 11
Views: 1523

Re: what tadio is better

For someone new to SSB radio I would recommend the Uniden 980SSB, if is right on the money out of the box, not to modifiable, modulation tweak is basically the only thing, and haven't heard any complaints from the locals who run them. For the more experienced the Galaxy 949/959DX would be my choice...
by DevilDog66
Friday, 14 April 2017, 22:51 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

THATS IT I GIVE UP!!!!!!
by DevilDog66
Friday, 14 April 2017, 22:51 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

Lets try it again!!!!
by DevilDog66
Friday, 14 April 2017, 22:12 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

ok so maybe I don't know how to post pictures!!!!
by DevilDog66
Friday, 14 April 2017, 22:04 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

Not really new but new to the site, I think I finally figured how to post pics! So here goes! :cheers:
by DevilDog66
Thursday, 13 April 2017, 17:22 PM
Forum: JOKES & HUMOR
Topic: United Airlines training video
Replies: 6
Views: 1191

Re: United Airlines training video

"Picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue!"
by DevilDog66
Wednesday, 12 April 2017, 20:58 PM
Forum: JOKES & HUMOR
Topic: United Airlines training video
Replies: 6
Views: 1191

Re: United Airlines training video

Billy....do you like gladiator movies???
by DevilDog66
Saturday, 08 April 2017, 13:34 PM
Forum: CURRENT EVENTS
Topic: At last
Replies: 4
Views: 969

Re: At last

FANTASTIC Barry! I got my Tech license from the FCC this past December. I've already made two contacts in Manchester. Download the Echolink app on your phone and we could talk to each other. My local Echolink repeater here is the N5UXT 444.950, in fact, that is the one I made contact with M0NCZ Nick...
by DevilDog66
Saturday, 08 April 2017, 12:47 PM
Forum: JOKES & HUMOR
Topic: Boat anchor
Replies: 18
Views: 3246

Re: Boat anchor

Looks like the Hurricane Katrina special!
by DevilDog66
Monday, 13 March 2017, 6:01 AM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: oh yeah
Replies: 6
Views: 1382

Re: oh yeah

Very nice rig there EZ CHOPPER! I am Jealous! :icon_e_sad:
by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 14 February 2017, 9:01 AM
Forum: JOKES & HUMOR
Topic: Shopping...
Replies: 1
Views: 454

Re: Shopping...

BWAAAH HA HA HA!!!!! Nice one Bomb! :blackeye: :blackeye: :blackeye: :blackeye:
by DevilDog66
Sunday, 29 January 2017, 18:42 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38582

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

Just posting an update.....got my HAM ticket punched in December and started talking on the Baofeng UV-82HP then I pulled the trigger on a Yaesu FTM-3200DR mobile and a Nagoya UT-72 magnet mount. I tell ya that Yaesu is AWESOME!!!!! Fantastic sound, and loud too from a front firing speaker, and its ...
by DevilDog66
Thursday, 26 January 2017, 5:52 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: CB Hasn't Changed
Replies: 17
Views: 826

Re: CB Hasn't Changed

Recently, we had a "fox hunt" and we scared this pathetic bald-headed pipsqueak into being polite. Forget being "politically-correct" here. We staked him out and then gave him a kindly talking to at our local ACE Hardware store. *no violence or cussing here*. He sure was surprised... when he heard ...
by DevilDog66
Thursday, 26 January 2017, 5:37 AM
Forum: SHORTWAVE RADIOS / SCANNERS
Topic: Police fire emergency scanners
Replies: 8
Views: 3825

Re: Police fire emergency scanners

Radio Shack sells one that is on sale right now that does the APCO P25 phase 1 & 2 modes and will also get government freqs as well. I own the Uniden model BCD436 I believe are the numbers. The Uniden does it all, just program in your zip code and BAM your scanning freqs in your area/state. Its a bi...
by DevilDog66
Tuesday, 24 January 2017, 18:23 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: CB Hasn't Changed
Replies: 17
Views: 826

Re: CB Hasn't Changed

Scholar, I know what you mean. Same thing happens here in the New Orleans metro area. Lots of radio traffic and sometimes a lot of morons. Half the time people seem to want to throw out that "F" bomb a lot down here and you aint %$@#@#$$% if you aint got dis an dat! Whatever :icon_rolleyes: ....that...
by DevilDog66
Thursday, 19 January 2017, 22:16 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Look what showed up in the mail
Replies: 5
Views: 540

Re: Look what showed up in the mail

First, congrats on your new arrival! Second, I agree with MDY get a better antenna, the one I like for my UV-82HP is the Nagoya 717 and the 771 if I want better range. Just make sure you get an original/authentic Nagoya antenna, there are plenty of fakes coming out of China. The authentic ones have ...
by DevilDog66
Thursday, 19 January 2017, 21:53 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Pterodactyl broke my Predator 10K!!
Replies: 25
Views: 1864

Re: Pterodactyl broke my Predator 10K!!

DUUUUUUDE!!!!!! That is one helluva bird strike!!! :shock:
by DevilDog66
Saturday, 14 January 2017, 8:03 AM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: Workin For A Radio!
Replies: 2
Views: 825

Re: Workin For A Radio!

YAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH BUDDY!!!!!!!
by DevilDog66
Saturday, 14 January 2017, 7:43 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Big News From The Cajun Mudduck!
Replies: 13
Views: 752

Re: Big News From The Cajun Mudduck!

Thought I would follow up: despite my remarks about being an Icom guy and Yaesu being a bit underhanded in locking up repeaters... I picked up a 3200DR today. What can I say, after the write-up in QRZ and seeing some demos on YouTube with C4FM I couldn't turn it down. Heck, $150 is a good price for...
by DevilDog66
Saturday, 14 January 2017, 6:25 AM
Forum: INTRO TO RADIOS 101
Topic: CONGRATS TO OUR NEW ADMIN, BOMBERO!
Replies: 6
Views: 7917

Re: CONGRATS TO OUR NEW ADMIN, BOMBERO!

CONGRATS BOMB!!!! I knew you'd make it bid someday!!!!! :lol:
by DevilDog66
Saturday, 07 January 2017, 6:27 AM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: DANG ITS COLD 01/07/17!!!!
Replies: 12
Views: 1286

DANG ITS COLD 01/07/17!!!!

Well, its finally happened in New Orleans, we finally got some cold weather here in the "Big Easy" boys n girls! Working the day watch here at Troop B and the biggest question on peoples minds....."are there any road closures?" C'mon people, in the N.O. area we have had no ice, sleet or snow come do...
by DevilDog66
Friday, 06 January 2017, 6:43 AM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: Workin For A Radio!
Replies: 2
Views: 825

Workin For A Radio!

Trying to work as much OT as I can so I can get a new Yaesu 857 or some kind of mobile HF/all band/all mode transciever, either that or that new Europeon one I heard about that does the same thing, but is digital compatable.
by DevilDog66
Friday, 06 January 2017, 5:35 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Scanner
Replies: 10
Views: 996

Re: Scanner

Well that sucks I wonder if I could make it scan just for CB channels http://i163.photobucket.com/albums/t286/mrhaneytn/sayings/marvin_using_his_thinking_cap_hg_clr_zps6uitrw5a.gif -- Thursday, 05 January 2017, 16:50 PM -- so is it possible to make it scan for just CB channels I don't see why not. ...
by DevilDog66
Friday, 06 January 2017, 5:27 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Talkback feature
Replies: 23
Views: 1299

Re: Talkback feature

Hey army, are you sure there is no mouth involved???? :twisted: