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by LightFoot
Monday, 25 December 2017, 19:59 PM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: RF Limited Xtreme 2018 mic to 2970n2 radio
Replies: 4
Views: 253

Re: RF Limited Xtreme 2018 mic to 2970n2 radio

MDYoungblood,Thank you soo much. I will perform this procedure on Thursday. Really appreciate the help. Love this site. Best regards and the warmest of wishes....
by LightFoot
Monday, 25 December 2017, 16:07 PM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: RF Limited Xtreme 2018 mic to 2970n2 radio
Replies: 4
Views: 253

RF Limited Xtreme 2018 mic to 2970n2 radio

Happy Holidays. As the title says I'm trying to look for the correct wiring combination from the RF Limited Xtreme 2018 mic to the RCI 2970n2 radio. Wiring code for the mic goes like this. black Ptt Common ground shield Ground Red Microphone audio output White Ptt Transmit Blue Ptt Receive Ranger RC...

by LightFoot
Friday, 15 July 2011, 19:47 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.

Thank you Snowman. Appreciate the info there. Best wishes to you......................
by LightFoot
Friday, 15 July 2011, 18:55 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.

Hello Snowman yes we bought the amp. Any info on it? Thanks and best wishes to you........ 8)
by LightFoot
Friday, 15 July 2011, 7:29 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.

Bump bump if any one have info on this Amp Build.............. :?:
by LightFoot
Thursday, 14 July 2011, 18:28 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Re: Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.

Yes but its gone...............Sold
by LightFoot
Thursday, 14 July 2011, 18:14 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.
Replies: 7
Views: 305

Armadillo 1x4 Base Amplifier.

Hi, Just wondering if anyone can tell me the story about this Amp. Who was the creator that gave it birth? And were these good Amps? Anything else and More about it. What Classification, A, B1 Class C ? Thanks and Best regards to you all. San Francisco LightFoot with the weekend wave............ :ch...
by LightFoot
Monday, 20 June 2011, 8:48 AM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: NPC Mod for old school Non DX RCI 2950
Replies: 1
Views: 132

Re: NPC Mod for old school Non DX RCI 2950

Found the modification on another forum. Thanks..................
by LightFoot
Sunday, 19 June 2011, 9:50 AM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: NPC Mod for old school Non DX RCI 2950
Replies: 1
Views: 132

NPC Mod for old school Non DX RCI 2950

Hi Im looking for the NPC mod for the Amber lighted non Dx old school Rci 2950. I use to have this mod on my computer but due to my computer not working i cant pull the info out. I know it consists of a diode and a 100 ohm resistor. If anyone can send me the installation info I would highly apprecia...
by LightFoot
Tuesday, 27 July 2010, 18:54 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Modified M103 TO A M104

Man your the best. I was racking my head. Best wishes to you. :cheers:
by LightFoot
Monday, 26 July 2010, 18:49 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Modified M103 TO A M104

Double D I hope you see this. But with the Measurements you gave me this is what I came up with. Please direct me if Im off. Reflector would be a total of 18 ft 5 1/2 inch Driven element total is 17 ft 4 1/4 inch 1 st director is 17 ft 1 1/2 inch 2 nd director is 15 ft 6 inches. Please can you give ...
by LightFoot
Sunday, 25 July 2010, 14:44 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Modified M103 TO A M104

Definitely prefer the optimized bandwidth and f/b ratio with a cleaner pattern than a slightly forward gain. Thank you Double D. Cant wait to implement the Optimized Specs to my stock M104. You must be using some nice programs. Ive got a few of the free ones offered but I'm betting on your specs.......
by LightFoot
Sunday, 25 July 2010, 13:10 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Modified M103 TO A M104

Hi Double D. Definitely will be going up perhaps Thursday. I have that day off. I wish i could of observed the difference of before and after on your program. Just curious to what the stock version compares to the Modeled version. Some Programs shows it all in 3d. I'm sure your results will yield a ...
by LightFoot
Sunday, 25 July 2010, 11:07 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Modified M103 TO A M104

Thanks Double D. Well Put..............Thank you again..............................
by LightFoot
Sunday, 25 July 2010, 9:21 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: free antennas
Replies: 2
Views: 181

Re: free antennas

Just my 2 cents worth but I think by switching over to a MonkeyMade you wont get as much whipping of the whip which can cause distortions in your pattern and your SWR to sway due to reflect. I'm sure our Antenna Gurus with more knowledge can chime in on this better. Bets regards and enjoy the remain...
by LightFoot
Sunday, 25 July 2010, 9:14 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Modified M103 TO A M104

Doc your right. Guess you cant have it all. Must sacrifice something to gain something. Must be the nature of this beast. Best wishes to you.....................LightFoot with the wave.....................
by LightFoot
Sunday, 25 July 2010, 8:47 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Modified M103 TO A M104

Just want to say thank you Double D For Inputing the specs and Doc for your words of wisdom . I'm sure it took time to input all this. Just 1 more thing please so with these new measurements what am I gaining over the traditional specs of a Maco 4. Or is it just a better over all balance of more fow...
by LightFoot
Sunday, 25 July 2010, 1:16 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Modified M103 TO A M104

Thanks Double D. Just wondering what the difference is between the way I have her and the new way. Looking forward to it. Sincerely appreciate your time and effort. Best regards and wishes from us on the coast of San Francisco....... :P
by LightFoot
Saturday, 24 July 2010, 18:56 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Question for Galaxy DX Owners
Replies: 5
Views: 271

Re: Question for Galaxy DX Owners

I might be late posting this but see if they can do the NPC mod. Its actually a swing mod giving you lots of Audio without over modulating. I have this done to my Galaxy 949 and my RCI 2950 both screamers. Best regards from the coast of San Francisco........... 8)
by LightFoot
Saturday, 24 July 2010, 18:50 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Re: Modified M103 TO A M104

Hello spiderleggs, Thank you for responding to my post. Ive heard soo much about modeling and wanted to see if i can achieve better results from my M104 Horizontal or just leave well enough alone. I know there are free programs out there but feel kind of Leary about using them. Can you input my info...
by LightFoot
Saturday, 24 July 2010, 17:41 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Modified M103 TO A M104
Replies: 19
Views: 316

Modified M103 TO A M104

Hi, I just modified my M103c to a M104C by ordering the 6 foot extension boom and an extra director. Total length is now 17 foot boom at 1 1/2 diameter boom. No problem there. No sagging of boom or elements. I have her matched pretty well. I was wondering can someone please advise me if you can mode...
by LightFoot
Saturday, 19 June 2010, 7:29 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: SWR RISES UPON TURNING BEAM
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: SWR RISES UPON TURNING BEAM

Another Question Can having satellite dishes below your system cause coupling as well. Thanks again. These dishes are I would say about 10 feet from system. I think my buddy plans on moving them .Best regards and welcome to the weekend...........
by LightFoot
Saturday, 19 June 2010, 0:54 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: SWR RISES UPON TURNING BEAM
Replies: 5
Views: 144

Re: SWR RISES UPON TURNING BEAM

Hey thanks Guys. Really appreciate the Info. My Friend had his 2 section telescopic pole chopped from 20 ft to 10 feet for easy lowering and gaining access to any adjustments to be made to the antenna. Perhaps if it was not chopped down it would of been a different story. Hmmmmmmmmm God . I guess gr...
by LightFoot
Friday, 18 June 2010, 20:08 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: SWR RISES UPON TURNING BEAM
Replies: 5
Views: 144

SWR RISES UPON TURNING BEAM

Hi, My buddy has a 3 element maco beam on a 10 foot telescopic pole on a 3 foot tripod. Using poly Dacron rope for guy lines. There is an Imax 2000 mounted also directly above the beam . The problem is when the beam rotates the swr goes up and then keeps climbing and then goes down depending on wher...
by LightFoot
Sunday, 29 March 2009, 21:34 PM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage
Replies: 13
Views: 228

Re: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage

Quick question I'm getting 12 volts at the anode of the Zener Diode and 24 volts at the cathode are you saying the resistor at the cathode end is responsible? Thanks..........
by LightFoot
Sunday, 29 March 2009, 18:02 PM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage
Replies: 13
Views: 228

Re: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage

Thank you for the input there Darkskies. I will surely look into what you said...................................John.
by LightFoot
Sunday, 29 March 2009, 9:34 AM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage
Replies: 13
Views: 228

Re: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage

Ive already checked all the simpler things, changed out the 3055, checked the zener as OK, checked the thermal switch as OK. The problem is that the base of the 3055 has 24 volts on it. I wasn't sure at first, but hooked up as a follower, it seems to be doing like intended for it, to follow the volt...
by LightFoot
Monday, 23 March 2009, 9:59 AM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage
Replies: 13
Views: 228

Re: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage

Thanks 153. I use to do electronics about 30 years ago. I'm in the health field now. Alot of my skills are way way in the back burner. So Im limited. And my eyes :icon_e_geek: are not what they use to be. Hmmmm I must be getting younger,..... :basketball:
by LightFoot
Sunday, 22 March 2009, 18:09 PM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage
Replies: 13
Views: 228

Re: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage

yes there was only one on the heat sink. I tried it your way and 5 big diodes read at 24 volts. I tried doing a resistancs test. Posite wire on banded side of diode showed high reading . Then switched it around and it showed low resistance reading. with power off Someone once told me thats how you t...
by LightFoot
Sunday, 22 March 2009, 17:45 PM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage
Replies: 13
Views: 228

Re: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage

Thanks Link. Im going to do this know. Will keep you posted......................John.
by LightFoot
Sunday, 22 March 2009, 17:11 PM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage
Replies: 13
Views: 228

Re: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage

Thank you for replying. Yes We changed the Transistor on the Heat sink. It was only $2.00. Still voltage stayed High. Could it also be the transformer also? Thank you.............
by LightFoot
Sunday, 22 March 2009, 13:09 PM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: Pyramid Power supply too much voltage
Replies: 13
Views: 228

Pyramid Power supply too much voltage

Hi Again, My friend has a power supply made by Pyramid Gold Series. Model Number is PS-8K. Output voltage is supposed to be at 13.8 volts. The problem is that its reading about 23.5 Volts : . We changed the the 2N3055 silicon NPN power transistor. No Difference. The circuit board inside is small abo...
by LightFoot
Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 21:44 PM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: 6 wire Silver Eagle wiring to a Galaxy2517 Please.
Replies: 1
Views: 80

Re: 6 wire Silver Eagle wiring to a Galaxy2517 Please.

Thanks I found the wiring..................

1 Shield/Blue
2 White
3 Red
4 Black

Works with all Galaxy Radios. :P
by LightFoot
Tuesday, 17 March 2009, 20:34 PM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: 6 wire Silver Eagle wiring to a Galaxy2517 Please.
Replies: 1
Views: 80

6 wire Silver Eagle wiring to a Galaxy2517 Please.

Hi, I'm wiring a 6 wire silver Eagle D104 to a Galaxy 2517. What I'm looking is the wiring hook up to this Radio. This is a 4 pin Radio. So I need to Know what colors actually go to what pin number Please. Thanks. Like white goes to pin ? and so on. Thanks And Happy St Patrick's Day....................
by LightFoot
Saturday, 14 February 2009, 18:48 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Strange looking Xforce 2x4?
Replies: 12
Views: 458

Those 2890 must be some top secret transistors from some underground source. Lol......... :wink:
by LightFoot
Tuesday, 20 January 2009, 21:59 PM
Forum: CHARGING SYSTEM
Topic: is it ok to paint a predator 10k?
Replies: 15
Views: 472

I heard somewhere that a non lead paint is also the way to go........ 8)
by LightFoot
Wednesday, 31 December 2008, 16:44 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: P.irate 1.5kd schematic needed.
Replies: 1
Views: 179

Never Mind I was actually able to get a hold of Steve the builder of these amps. Thanks anyway....................
by LightFoot
Sunday, 28 December 2008, 11:21 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: P.irate 1.5kd schematic needed.
Replies: 1
Views: 179

P.irate 1.5kd schematic needed.

Happy Holidays, Was wondering if anyone please can help me locate any info on my P.irate 1.5kd amp. Its a 2 pill 1446 driving 8 2sc2879. Schematics on this particular amp or perhaps the amp builder himself. I know it was Built by P.irate Linear Works in SoCal in late 90s. He quit building around 200...
by LightFoot
Thursday, 03 July 2008, 21:57 PM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: RF LIMITED EXTREME 2018 ECHO POWER MIC WIRING HELP
Replies: 3
Views: 773

Hey cobra jet looks like were running the same set up. Im using the texas star dx 667 plus a predator double coiled 27 inch shaft 10k. By the way the color code for the mic and the 2950 goes as follows for who ever needs the info. 1 White 2 Red 3 Black and shield I just got her wired and got some ni...
by LightFoot
Thursday, 26 June 2008, 21:37 PM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: RF LIMITED EXTREME 2018 ECHO POWER MIC WIRING HELP
Replies: 3
Views: 773

RF LIMITED EXTREME 2018 ECHO POWER MIC WIRING HELP

I just picked up the RF LIMITED EXTREME 2018 ECHO POWER MIC and i want to personally wire IT to my RCI 2950 . Can some one please just tell me in plain English what color wiring on the mic solders to what pin number on the plug to go on my 2950. Thanks a bunch folks. Its been a while since I've been...
by LightFoot
Tuesday, 27 November 2007, 19:41 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Echo Chamber wiring Info needed.
Replies: 7
Views: 1019

Got it working

Got it working. It was weird. The other night it had problems and know its working great. Thanks for all the Help. :D
by LightFoot
Sunday, 25 November 2007, 10:38 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Echo Chamber wiring Info needed.
Replies: 7
Views: 1019

Still need Help Please

Posts: 2 Well the results were almost good. I got the radio to key up and receive but Im not getting any modulation. Im registering squealing instead but no modulation. D104M6C mike wiring to input of echo box is 1 shield & blue 2 white 3 red 4 black Seems to be good from input side because i see th...
by LightFoot
Friday, 23 November 2007, 19:21 PM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Echo Chamber wiring Info needed.
Replies: 7
Views: 1019

Thanks

Hey,
Thanks for the Info. I'm planning on doing the solder job sometime tomorrow. Ill keep you posted.
by LightFoot
Wednesday, 21 November 2007, 0:50 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Echo Chamber wiring Info needed.
Replies: 7
Views: 1019

Echo Chamber wiring Info needed.

Hi. Im trying to wire up a Ranger Dual Control Digital Echo Chamber Model # Ranger Voyager DEC-2K to My Ranger RCI 2950. Im Currently running a D104 M6C Power mic. The Echo Box is 4 pin input and output cord is also wired to a 4 pin. Im changing the D104 6 wire plug to a 4 wire plug to fit in the in...
by LightFoot
Wednesday, 07 March 2007, 19:10 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Maco M103 Assembly Manuel Needed.
Replies: 12
Views: 645

Maco M103 Assembly Manuel Needed.

Hi, Is there a web site that I can go to to perhaps download the assembly instruction of my Maco M103. Moved to a new Location and Cant find the paper work on the Antenna. Perhaps even a P.D.F. file. Think the wife tossed it so I don't put it up on the Roof. Any assistant on this matter is highly ap...