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by 295 antenna
Saturday, 21 July 2018, 8:24 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: 29LX w/ TNT 600 HD?
Replies: 7
Views: 260

Re: 29LX w/ TNT 600 HD?

should be ok do you have a power meter?
by 295 antenna
Friday, 20 July 2018, 22:27 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Guess Summer Time is here!
Replies: 5
Views: 190

Re: Guess Summer Time is here!

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Me too

by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 7:40 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Talk back on Cobra 29LTD Classic
Replies: 15
Views: 536

Re: Talk back on Cobra 29LTD Classic

yep thats what i would do
by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 7:16 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Talk back on Cobra 29LTD Classic
Replies: 15
Views: 536

Re: Talk back on Cobra 29LTD Classic

Swr is mostly tx you can recieve on a coat hanger
by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 18 July 2018, 7:15 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Talk back on Cobra 29LTD Classic
Replies: 15
Views: 536

Re: Talk back on Cobra 29LTD Classic

Talkback on the 29 ltd is done by connecting the external speaker to the pa via a resistor or potentiometer so start looking there. This should not affect your transmit except if its not done correctly your radio might squeal on transmit {feedback)
by 295 antenna
Thursday, 12 July 2018, 8:14 AM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: GE General Electric SSB Superbase and other GE Radios
Replies: 25
Views: 1252

Re: GE General Electric SSB Superbase and other GE Radios

This is kind of cool i bought this when i got back into CB about 4 years ago. Its a small GE mobil radio.

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by 295 antenna
Tuesday, 10 July 2018, 8:55 AM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: Daughter's Cell Phone
Replies: 6
Views: 448

Re: Daughter's Cell Phone

Great story's. I've found in my life that most people are good. It's just the few that make it seem worse

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by 295 antenna
Friday, 06 July 2018, 15:02 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38609

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

A waterproof PA ? pretty cool. is it like those ones they use for announcements on school campuses ?
by 295 antenna
Friday, 06 July 2018, 7:35 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: sonar br21
Replies: 2
Views: 342

Re: sonar br21

ok well the tubes are good i tested them and they are 6JB6's. what would the issue be if i was only getting 50 watts out? i followed the tuning directions also ?
by 295 antenna
Thursday, 05 July 2018, 19:27 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: sonar br21
Replies: 2
Views: 342

sonar br21

hey I got a Sonar BR21 tube amp.I cant find much on it .i checked out cb trick and they have a manual . My question is how much power should i expect to see out of it. Im driving it with the browning so its 4 watts rms.
by 295 antenna
Tuesday, 03 July 2018, 18:42 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: UNIDEN 858 Chassis - COST of RECAPPING - TRC-457 & TRC-449
Replies: 7
Views: 782

Re: UNIDEN 858 Chassis - COST of RECAPPING - TRC-457 & TRC-449

Have you tried talking to one of our sponsers ?
by 295 antenna
Sunday, 01 July 2018, 11:04 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Clarifier wiring question
Replies: 4
Views: 592

Re: Clarifier wiring question

I know on my 148 one is for receive and one is for transmit I don't remember the order

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by 295 antenna
Saturday, 30 June 2018, 17:47 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: No SSB Comms
Replies: 3
Views: 314

Re: No SSB Comms

Try early in the morning and around 5 or 6 pm

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by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 27 June 2018, 20:25 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38609

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

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just pick this baby up to run with the browning
by 295 antenna
Monday, 25 June 2018, 16:23 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Magnum s9 recieve only threw external
Replies: 3
Views: 282

Re: Magnum s9 recieve only threw external

Try CBRT sponsors !
And tell them CBRT sent you !

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by 295 antenna
Sunday, 17 June 2018, 10:02 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: led light comes on when Amp is keyed.
Replies: 10
Views: 1362

Re: led light comes on when Amp is keyed.

There was a time when guys would tape a Led light to the tip of their mobile antenna so when they keyed up it would light up
by 295 antenna
Sunday, 17 June 2018, 7:57 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: led light comes on when Amp is keyed.
Replies: 10
Views: 1362

Re: led light comes on when Amp is keyed.

hey JJD thats why i drink beer it protects the brain cells from stray RF lol
by 295 antenna
Saturday, 16 June 2018, 15:10 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: led light comes on when Amp is keyed.
Replies: 10
Views: 1362

Re: led light comes on when Amp is keyed.

have you ever touched a led light to an antenna while transmitting. It will light up. so maybe its just stray RF
by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 13 June 2018, 7:13 AM
Forum: CURRENT EVENTS
Topic: Mark Susong aka 20/20 Livewire TN passing
Replies: 3
Views: 5509

Re: Mark Susong aka 20/20 Livewire TN passing

My condolences
by 295 antenna
Friday, 01 June 2018, 11:11 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38609

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

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started testing tubes right away and it works great. I had to buy the manual separate but thats ok .
by 295 antenna
Saturday, 19 May 2018, 16:03 PM
Forum: POSITIVE FEEDBACK
Topic: Megawatt Power Supplies
Replies: 10
Views: 1607

Re: Megawatt Power Supplies

I told you they are good i have three . and im super happy
by 295 antenna
Thursday, 10 May 2018, 18:53 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Posting in the Topics
Replies: 9
Views: 250

Re: Posting in the Topics

Thanks for the info
by 295 antenna
Thursday, 03 May 2018, 16:17 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: coaxial jumpers
Replies: 3
Views: 119

Re: coaxial jumpers

I agree Grinder its just i watched this you tube guy and he made a big deal out of it and i want to find out if anybody else had different ideas/
by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 02 May 2018, 18:32 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: coaxial jumpers
Replies: 3
Views: 119

coaxial jumpers

So Again i have been reading about jumper lengths and formulas. My question is there a formula for jumper length between transceiver and amp ? Now i have always used a three foot jumper but i understand there is a lot of discussion on this. Has anybody tried something different and had better result...
by 295 antenna
Friday, 27 April 2018, 16:28 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: best for the buck (coax)
Replies: 7
Views: 1597

Re: best for the buck (coax)

Ok then im thinking of making or buying some really good jumpers to get rid of some of the RF i got going on in my shack. i have to place my radio equipment just right or stuff squeals. I installed some grounding and it helped quite a bit but it got me thinking of better coax. I have far-rite beads ...
by 295 antenna
Friday, 27 April 2018, 13:48 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: best for the buck (coax)
Replies: 7
Views: 1597

Re: best for the buck (coax)

ok thanks i have been hearing that LMR400 is 86% shielded ? Is this right ? or is that just a certain kind?
by 295 antenna
Thursday, 26 April 2018, 20:36 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: best for the buck (coax)
Replies: 7
Views: 1597

best for the buck (coax)

With todays tec is LMR 400 really that good or is there better for the same price per foot
by 295 antenna
Thursday, 26 April 2018, 16:21 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: MFJ- 616
Replies: 2
Views: 178

Re: MFJ- 616

Ok will do my hearing is bad so im thinking this could help
by 295 antenna
Saturday, 21 April 2018, 7:28 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: MFJ- 616
Replies: 2
Views: 178

MFJ- 616

Anybody have one of theses ? Are they good for SSB?
by 295 antenna
Monday, 16 April 2018, 17:29 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Audio or carrier
Replies: 11
Views: 466

Re: Audio or carrier

Some great food for thought ! I also look for good clean audio and a strong signal
by 295 antenna
Monday, 16 April 2018, 15:46 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Tube or Solid state ?
Replies: 6
Views: 827

Re: Tube or Solid state ?

I have heard the same about sound also but with today's new radios i dont believe that is true, I do believe tubes are more forgiving in regards to driving them hard .I do like the old time sound of tube radio though. Kind of like MP3 and Vinyl
by 295 antenna
Sunday, 15 April 2018, 10:56 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Tube or Solid state ?
Replies: 6
Views: 827

Tube or Solid state ?

Well its opinion time again. What is better to run with a tube radio ? A tube linear or a solid state. Or is it just your personal preference ?
by 295 antenna
Saturday, 07 April 2018, 16:53 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Mega Watt S700-12 50 Watt AMP
Replies: 15
Views: 2370

Re: Mega Watt S700-12 50 Watt AMP

I use 2 700s stacked for foot warmers and 0ne 400 for the radio i just keep them far enough away
by 295 antenna
Thursday, 29 March 2018, 12:28 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Mega Watt S700-12 50 Watt AMP
Replies: 15
Views: 2370

Re: Mega Watt S700-12 50 Watt AMP

I have two . I use them together to run my amp .yes the fans are a little noisy but the price is right and they work great
by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 19:17 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Texas star 667V
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Re: Texas star 667V

ok got it MD 4 watts look at the schematics ..
by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 19:11 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Texas star 667V
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Re: Texas star 667V

oh ok so how do you tell what the wattage is or is that a schematics thing
by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 17:16 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Texas star 667V
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Re: Texas star 667V

lol I got that Md but what im having trouble is find one that looks like what i have. It is large round a standard pencil diameter.
by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 8:01 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Texas star 667V
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Re: Texas star 667V

Is this a metal oxide resistor? (75 ohm)


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by 295 antenna
Wednesday, 28 March 2018, 7:36 AM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: Francis Mobile Antenna
Replies: 7
Views: 1502

Re: Francis Mobile Antenna

I havent heard about those antennas in a very long time but if my memory serves me they are a good antenna and very popular back in the day.
by 295 antenna
Tuesday, 27 March 2018, 13:13 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Texas star 667V
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Re: Texas star 667V

Thanks MD i was thinking trace my self but i wanted a second opinion. on the texas star the heat sink is on the bottom so i had it upside down so now i need to look under the board.
by 295 antenna
Monday, 26 March 2018, 18:39 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Texas star 667V
Replies: 8
Views: 482

Texas star 667V

Well ive gone and done it now. I using my 667V and i forgot to put the fan on it and i suddenly lost my receive and i saw smoke so i waited a bit and opened it up and everything appears ok so i took the cover off the following day hooked it up and when i tried it i noticed smoke coming from the on b...
by 295 antenna
Monday, 12 March 2018, 7:23 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: HR2600 & HTX-100
Replies: 4
Views: 426

Re: HR2600 & HTX-100

Try contacting one of our sponsors unless one of the members here know a shop nearest you.
by 295 antenna
Friday, 09 March 2018, 14:14 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Galaxy Clarifier Mod
Replies: 7
Views: 1175

Re: Galaxy Clarifier Mod

I was thinking the same thing ..look closely it looks like the at the top the to runs are touching
by 295 antenna
Friday, 09 March 2018, 13:54 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Audio or carrier
Replies: 11
Views: 466

Audio or carrier

Heres a fun Topic for Discussion ,

What matters more ? Audio or carrier? Using the formula that it takes 5 dBs to make one s unit on a radio.
by 295 antenna
Monday, 05 March 2018, 17:42 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: The Perfect Couple
Replies: 2
Views: 541

Re: The Perfect Couple

Absolutely beautiful
by 295 antenna
Sunday, 04 March 2018, 18:58 PM
Forum: MOBILE/BASE INSTALL HELP
Topic: Cobra 29Ltd classic
Replies: 3
Views: 1156

Re: Cobra 29Ltd classic

Hello Iceman: in order to answer your question what is the antenna mounted on? Is it a magnet mount ? Please stop by the forum here and introduce your self im sure somebody here can help. another thing is this:If the SWR on channel 40 is higher than that on channel 1, your antenna is too long. If th...
by 295 antenna
Thursday, 22 February 2018, 18:47 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38609

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

I just got a new in the box texas star 667 im waiting for wire connectors
by 295 antenna
Sunday, 18 February 2018, 16:26 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: browning mark iv dead key
Replies: 5
Views: 264

Re: browning mark iv dead key

it a 10 watt 3.1 K and i replaced the one that was in there and im good at 3 watt dead key. Thank you guys for help
by 295 antenna
Friday, 16 February 2018, 18:27 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Texas star DX500
Replies: 6
Views: 579

Re: Texas star DX500

Ok so i was introduced to a gentleman who is supposed to be good at repairing amps .He hooked up the amp and its works perfectly. he thinks it got out of balance from the high dead key of the browning (11 watts) so now im on a quest to find out what was done to give the browning such a high dead key...
by 295 antenna
Friday, 16 February 2018, 16:46 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: browning mark iv dead key
Replies: 5
Views: 264

browning mark iv dead key

Can anyone tell me how to drop the dead key on a browning mark iv?