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by Leiffi
Tuesday, 12 September 2017, 8:56 AM
Forum: SIDEBAND (SSB)
Topic: Anytone AT-6666 ?
Replies: 10
Views: 3245

Re: Anytone AT-6666 ?

I have CRT9900 which is same radio.. Gets REALLY hot if using full power on radio so i adjusted it inside to around 15 watts peak on SSB and now can use linear with it.

I mean that the power knob is now 1~15 wats max..

Othervise radio has worked well for chinese cr*p..
by Leiffi
Wednesday, 22 July 2015, 11:35 AM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: CBRT meetings up in the north.
Replies: 9
Views: 1003

Re: CBRT meetings up in the north.

I dare you all to make radio meet happen more north than us do :mrgreen:

by Leiffi
Wednesday, 03 December 2014, 10:36 AM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: CB/SSB all around radio
Replies: 24
Views: 1028

Re: CB/SSB all around radio

You wanna good cb radio ?
Look at Yeticom Optima MKIII.. Haven´t let me down :icon_e_smile:
by Leiffi
Tuesday, 08 July 2014, 11:50 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Your top 5 Am/ssb radio's
Replies: 15
Views: 517

Re: Your top 5 Am/ssb radio's

1 Yeticom Optima III

2 Superstar 3900 (crt)

3 President Jackson II (modded heavily),


:icon_e_smile:
by Leiffi
Tuesday, 11 January 2011, 12:23 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: Cobra 50 XLR
Replies: 5
Views: 300

Re: Cobra 50 XLR

That is interesting. The CB features look much better than the cassette tape. There are other cb's that were designed that way with the cb channel indicator on the mic, they show up occasionally on ebay. Post a picture of where the mic plugs in. Good luck! Okay, this is the "mic plug".. Not much to...
by Leiffi
Sunday, 09 January 2011, 14:27 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: Cobra 50 XLR
Replies: 5
Views: 300

Cobra 50 XLR

My friend "sipped" some old american muscle car here in EU and in that car (caddy) was this radio.. The cobra 50 XLR http://www.kotinet.com/ari.leskinen/Laa/coopra2.jpg The radio part works fine but i`m missing the MICROPHONE section where is the channel display etc.. Where i can find one of those ?...
by Leiffi
Monday, 23 March 2009, 11:13 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Handheld radio (CB)
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: Handheld radio (CB)

Yeah, the original antenna suck :aaargh:
by Leiffi
Monday, 23 March 2009, 4:10 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Q & A About Finland
Replies: 15
Views: 313

Re: Q & A About Finland

I had some serious Qso to Canada at couple days ago on channel 31 FM....

Pretty bad skip but it went thru still... Anyone from Canada knowing "polar-man" station? :?:
by Leiffi
Monday, 23 March 2009, 4:02 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Handheld radio (CB)
Replies: 7
Views: 248

Re: Handheld radio (CB)

Just boughted Midland Alan 95 Plus handheld cb..
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Easily modified it to 400ch FM/AM, listening is GOOOOOOOOOD.. Sending about 4w FM/1w AM.. The longer antenna was optional (better than the original one)
by Leiffi
Thursday, 05 February 2009, 12:14 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Q & A About Finland
Replies: 15
Views: 313

Here is also one cool thing from Finland.. "realtime" traffic cams with weather forecast all around Finland.. http://www.tiehallinto.fi/alk/frames/kelikamerat-frame.html Don`t know how it works from outer countries but give it a try 8) LAPIN LÄÄNI on map in left is Lapland.. So there is cold and sno...
by Leiffi
Saturday, 31 January 2009, 5:06 AM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: everyone's rides
Replies: 95
Views: 6471

This is my 24/7 driven Nissan KingCab 2.3 Diesel -87.. you may know it as an "hardbody" http://www.kotinet.com/ari.leskinen/Pickup/uusin/kinkapvalo.jpg http://www.kotinet.com/ari.leskinen/Kuvat1/ressu1.jpg Equipped with Sirio Turbo 2000 antenna, Amecom 45 cb and RM italy KL-200 amplifier. This is my...
by Leiffi
Friday, 30 January 2009, 9:04 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Q & A About Finland
Replies: 15
Views: 313

Well, we sure know how to throw good party :D

It`s somekid of tradition.. We have KOSSU (koskenkorva booze) which is same to us than VODKA is for Russians :wink:
by Leiffi
Friday, 30 January 2009, 5:46 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Q & A About Finland
Replies: 15
Views: 313

Of course we have our own SWR 8)

Check it out
http://www.swradio.net/index2.htm

Also in english..

And here is some eQso info, also english
http://www.eqso.org/
by Leiffi
Wednesday, 28 January 2009, 7:13 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: diff. in coax????
Replies: 26
Views: 601

I use only Rg.213 polyurethane double sided.. (also includes aluminum folio on cable)
by Leiffi
Sunday, 11 January 2009, 0:58 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Q & A About Finland
Replies: 15
Views: 313

Yeah, my video (old base station) :lol:

What`s the song? It comed out loud and clear about ½ hour on that channel 27FM

And i have more videos on tube if you liked to watch :P
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 13:05 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Q & A About Finland
Replies: 15
Views: 313

Well, we have "second language" Sweden.. So you are right.. Some % if our population speaks also Swedish but not many % after all.. We don`t have so much amplifier builders because the CB is strictly supervised in here... Only the Italians just like Zetagi and RM Italy makes amplifiers to sell... An...
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 10:43 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Q & A About Finland
Replies: 15
Views: 313

We also use PMR radios for communicate..

They work on 446 mhz and use only 500mw of power.. we have eQso repeaters for PMR so we talk with those all round our country..

I actually don`t know do you guys have PMR:s :shock: ?
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 10:00 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Q & A About Finland
Replies: 15
Views: 313

I speak Finnish of course :lol: LÄLLÄRI is our nickname for cb.. The correct name is LyhytAaltoradio as = LA (short waves radio).. and LA comes LÄLLÄRI :) The channel frequensies are in Finland: Kanava(channel) Taajuus(freq) (Mhz) 1. 26.965 2. 26.975 3. 26.985 4. 27.005 5. 27.015 6. 27.025 7. 27.035...
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 8:44 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: without skip how good do you get out?
Replies: 4
Views: 193

I can get 150 kilometres everyday if i wanna on my base ( 5/8 @ 31m)..

150 kilometres is 93 miles...
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 4:22 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Q & A About Finland
Replies: 15
Views: 313

Q & A About Finland

Well, seems to me that most of you guys are from U.S.A and "other side of the globe" as i am :) So, i wanna know what you think about Finland? How would you describe Finland? What do you think that the life here is? Hit me with your questions/Knowledge and i will say what was right and what was wron...
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 4:17 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: How Popular Are CB's In Your Area?
Replies: 91
Views: 3490

In Finland it`s pretty small kinda hobby for us.. Back on 80`s almost all traffic on the road was on cb`s but not novadays.. I would say that there is about 10.000 cb:ers and population in finland is 5 million so it`s pretty small circles here but the rest of us who use cb are pretty active on it.. ...
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 4:14 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What got you interested in CB?
Replies: 54
Views: 1329

I was on military service by a "message man".. we had all kind of radios there so that`s where i got the idea :D
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 4:11 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Harassed by cops because of CB antenna
Replies: 77
Views: 2238

Yes, they have a "stake out" on road and they were very curious about the antenna on roof.. It take a long time to explain what the cb is.. It`s called LÄLLÄRI in Finland in case you wanna know :) Sometimes i get stopped because i talk on mic when driving.. It`s not legal !!!! But speaking on Cellul...
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 4:09 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: First CB-Radio ever used
Replies: 23
Views: 1009

Very first radio i used was FINTEC FC-220 22+11A FM/AM
by Leiffi
Saturday, 10 January 2009, 1:27 AM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: What do YOU run in the mobile?
Replies: 291
Views: 20831

AMECOM 45 (modded 54ch FM and more drive power to linear amplifier)
Power microphone
RM Italy KL203 linear amplifier
Sirio Turbo 2000 antenna mounted on Pickup truck..
by Leiffi
Friday, 09 January 2009, 8:19 AM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: The weather
Replies: 20
Views: 4294

It`s -25 degrees belov zero (Celsius).. Its a...a...... -13 fahrenheit according to the calculator on net..

Some mild wind and PRETTY DARN COLD :twisted:
by Leiffi
Friday, 09 January 2009, 8:12 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Anyone still use a Vintage 23 Channel radio ??
Replies: 46
Views: 3979

i have plenty of old 22 + 11A channel radios.. They are in hard use around here because most of the calling channels are 7 or 20 FM.. On some areas in finland the calling Channel is 31 FM so you need new Cb-radio for that.. But in the Lapland and so the "old time" radio is used very often :) I would...
by Leiffi
Friday, 09 January 2009, 8:09 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: What was the "worst CB" you ever owned?
Replies: 38
Views: 2867

If you haven`t tested the FINTEC FC-400 FM radio you don`t know about some **Censored** radio at all :lol:

the sound of FINTEC is like an bad running moped in the steel barrel :lol:
by Leiffi
Friday, 09 January 2009, 8:07 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: tell me about FM please
Replies: 22
Views: 821

In europe and so, we use almost 95% FM modulation.. Some rare stations use USB etc..

Trukcers in finland use Channel 19 AM all the time..
by Leiffi
Friday, 09 January 2009, 8:04 AM
Forum: SHOOTING SKIP
Topic: Skip on AM
Replies: 23
Views: 567

From Oulu Finland i have talked in to Spain on Channel 54 AM with 4 watts.. About 3 months ago 8)
by Leiffi
Friday, 09 January 2009, 8:02 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Fav Antenna
Replies: 234
Views: 35823

I hale liked on mobile use the SIRIO antennas..

Myself have the Turbo 2000 and i have been satisfied on it 8)
by Leiffi
Friday, 09 January 2009, 7:44 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: what kind of antenna used in smokey and the bandit
Replies: 23
Views: 712

Hello..

I have a net link on Finnish "hardcore" Cb-man site but i can`t put it here yet.. There are the screenshots about the equipment of Smokey & the bandit if i would help on finding out what the antenna is... But have to wait now :?