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by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 13 January 2015, 20:40 PM
Forum: SPORTS SPOT
Topic: Football
Replies: 14
Views: 896

Re: Football

Tampa Bay Bucks or Buckeyes? either way congrats JD on your national championship. OSU was a fun team to watch this past month. :cheers:
by silvereagle1
Sunday, 11 January 2015, 20:48 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Any experience with Monkey Made on a Cascadia?
Replies: 28
Views: 1830

Re: Any experience with Monkey Made on a Cascadia?

not sure what he drives or the antenna but I'd ask Ray Ray.

by silvereagle1
Saturday, 10 January 2015, 7:02 AM
Forum: POSITIVE FEEDBACK
Topic: Bought silver streak 150 from Redlight
Replies: 0
Views: 678

Bought silver streak 150 from Redlight

I've bought stuff from Redlight in the past and As always a smooth speedy transaction.
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by silvereagle1
Friday, 09 January 2015, 9:51 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: thoughts on bmk amps
Replies: 41
Views: 1261

Re: thoughts on bmk amps

stickman1 wrote:I have one on the way will let you no what is up in about a week or so :bounce:
which one did you get?
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 08 January 2015, 13:18 PM
Forum: SPORTS SPOT
Topic: whats your gun collection
Replies: 98
Views: 11701

Re: whats your gun collection

1 gun and 1 bullet
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by silvereagle1
Wednesday, 07 January 2015, 21:20 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38062

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

Been looking for a silver streak 150 for a long while now and thanks to this forum and the great members here I have finally got one. :cheers:
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by silvereagle1
Wednesday, 07 January 2015, 17:23 PM
Forum: WANTED RADIO EQUIPMENT
Topic: Still looking for Silver Streak 150
Replies: 15
Views: 641

Re: Still looking for Silver Streak 150

got it today. thanks again Redlight
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by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 06 January 2015, 9:36 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Silver Streak 150A SSB Question
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: Silver Streak 150A SSB Question

I don't know I've only seen pics of the outside. the owner has no clue but it is believed to have been treated well but I don't know for sure the history or the transistor type.
by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 06 January 2015, 7:42 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Silver Streak 150A SSB Question
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Re: Silver Streak 150A SSB Question

that's kind of what I was thinking too but didn't know for sure. I wondered about the "A". it has an internal fuse which makes me think it's a little newer. still one of the old ones but maybe new enough to have the SSB ability. thanks Greg.
by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 06 January 2015, 7:08 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Silver Streak 150A SSB Question
Replies: 4
Views: 791

Silver Streak 150A SSB Question

I have found a silver streak 150A and I noticed it has no SSB switch. I know that some of the later silver streaks had a automatic SSB internal switch. does this silver streak 150A have an internal automatic SSB switch? or Is is it AM only? http://s29.postimg.org/gn7uwvgab/image.jpg http://s29.posti...
by silvereagle1
Saturday, 03 January 2015, 16:37 PM
Forum: WANTED RADIO EQUIPMENT
Topic: Still looking for Silver Streak 150
Replies: 15
Views: 641

Re: Still looking for Silver Streak 150

it's been a while since I've been back here on this topic but thanks to red light I've found a silver streak 150 near mint condition. Thanks to all you guys that have kept your eyes open and sent me pm's over this past year and a half. much appreciated. that's what I like about CBRT it's more of a b...
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 01 January 2015, 10:04 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Best value on new mobile set-up?
Replies: 7
Views: 366

Re: Best value on new mobile set-up?

my vote is for the bearcat 980 and sirio 5000 mag mount. great combination at a good price.

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by silvereagle1
Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 17:58 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Can you remember your first CB radio?
Replies: 76
Views: 2475

Re: Can you remember your first CB radio?

mine was a wal-mart special that came with a small mag mount antenna. the wife and I was in wal-mart in Leeds Alabama shopping and I just threw it in the buggy on an impulse buy. figured out that it was pure junk a few days later. I believe the name was road master. it wasn't long after that I went ...
by silvereagle1
Wednesday, 31 December 2014, 17:46 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: thoughts on bmk amps
Replies: 41
Views: 1261

Re: thoughts on bmk amps

I've heard of them. one of the locals here have one and it sounds good on AM but I haven't heard him talk on sideband. it's probably like any amp. it's only as good as you treat it.
by silvereagle1
Monday, 22 December 2014, 17:07 PM
Forum: SIDEBAND (SSB)
Topic: New to ssb.
Replies: 5
Views: 546

Re: New to ssb.

you'll have to use the clarifier to tune them in though. two different stations in the background might not tune in the same. but you can normally keep your clarifier at 12 o'clock with good results. sometimes there are stations you can't tune in at all and some you have to tune them in maxed out to...
by silvereagle1
Monday, 22 December 2014, 16:58 PM
Forum: SIDEBAND (SSB)
Topic: New to ssb.
Replies: 5
Views: 546

Re: New to ssb.

put it on 38 lower side and listen for a little while. Call out and see if there might be some locals listening. When you start hearing a lot of DX you'll be able to hear a ton of stations on sideband. 36-40 with 38 having the most traffic usually. I love the SSB portion of the radio that's about al...
by silvereagle1
Saturday, 20 December 2014, 22:21 PM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Palomar90a Just up and shorted out
Replies: 7
Views: 294

Re: Palomar90a Just up and shorted out

I had a similar problem with a mobile amp back in the 80's. I only had it about a week and one of the micro screws backed its way out of a toggle switch and bounced around the inside of the box. the first red Flag was everyone told me I sounded bad then I popped the lid off and out came the smell. t...
by silvereagle1
Saturday, 20 December 2014, 21:40 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Uniden 980ssb HOT!!
Replies: 15
Views: 568

Re: Uniden 980ssb HOT!!

I believe that all the 980's get hot like that. I've got 2 of em and they both heat up fairly quick. I've read the same complaints on other sites about the 980 heating up. just the nature of the beast with this radio in my opinion. the heat sink works nice.
by silvereagle1
Friday, 12 December 2014, 15:08 PM
Forum: PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: New Lincoln 2 Review
Replies: 12
Views: 759

Re: New Lincoln 2 Review

good to make another QSO with you again today rabbit ears! as always you have a great sounding station and 73 from Tennessee and a big CBRT wave. :cheers: :cheers:
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 11 December 2014, 20:44 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: biggest amp for k40 magnet mount
Replies: 5
Views: 254

Re: biggest amp for k40 magnet mount

I've run a kl503 on a k40 with no problems hard mounted and it looks good roof mounted. if you are lucky enough to find a weather cap and weather doughnut I'd hard mout it. that's just me though. once you take ghe k40 off the truck and put the cap on it just looks like a satellite antenna to the gen...
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 11 December 2014, 20:25 PM
Forum: MOBILE/BASE INSTALL HELP
Topic: 05 Dodge radio mount
Replies: 10
Views: 738

Re: 05 Dodge radio mount

portable mount:
rack mounted on a board works great on the passenger side with quick connects for easy removal when hauling passengers.
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by silvereagle1
Thursday, 11 December 2014, 20:11 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Uniden 980ssb HOT!!
Replies: 15
Views: 568

Re: Uniden 980ssb HOT!!

Does that heatsink have a smooth surface where it attached to the radio? I think there are a few screw heads that would keep a flat surface from mating to the back but I'd have to look again. Did you have to mod that fin any? And, not to hijack, I see your other rigs listed, if you get bored, post ...
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 11 December 2014, 16:48 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Uniden 980ssb HOT!!
Replies: 15
Views: 568

Re: Uniden 980ssb HOT!!

Ive got 2 980's and they both get hot. I put a heat sink on them. posted a pic somewhere on here but it's been a while back. the heat sink I used was a galaxy heat sink cut to fit the 980. I think I paid 7 dollars for it on the flea market site. -- Thursday, 11 December 2014, 18:52 PM -- found the p...
by silvereagle1
Wednesday, 03 December 2014, 20:22 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: CB/SSB all around radio
Replies: 24
Views: 1155

Re: CB/SSB all around radio

Lincoln 2 :cheers:
GI Joes And he will convert it.

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by silvereagle1
Sunday, 30 November 2014, 19:25 PM
Forum: SHORTWAVE RADIOS / SCANNERS
Topic: BCD396XT
Replies: 3
Views: 443

Re: BCD396XT

I bought the BCD436HP last month and it's a whole different animal than the scanners I've had in the past. I think your 396 Is about the same as my 436. I've had dozens of scanners over the years and this one is for sure different. I know what you mean about the programming. I like programming them ...
by silvereagle1
Saturday, 29 November 2014, 11:39 AM
Forum: SPORTS SPOT
Topic: Football Rival Week
Replies: 0
Views: 1227

Football Rival Week

It's AuBarn week for us Bama Fans so Roll Tide :elephant: :elephant: http://s23.postimg.org/4jumssvnb/image.jpg http://s23.postimg.org/s9k2hhu0n/image.jpg http://s23.postimg.org/bxa0rrfp3/image.jpg http://s27.postimg.org/nus3xobhr/image.jpg -- Sunday, 30 November 2014, 0:06 AM -- http://s14.postimg....
by silvereagle1
Friday, 28 November 2014, 19:18 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: Reaching out to the big boys
Replies: 11
Views: 325

Re: Reaching out to the big boys

I like the sirio 5000 antenna it's the closet thing to a 102 inch whip you can get. it's the best antenna I've ever owned.
by silvereagle1
Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 16:06 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: REAL SUPER BOWL CB RADIO ORIGIN REVEALED
Replies: 19
Views: 512

Re: BREAKING NEWS: REAL SUPER BOWL CB RADIO ORIGIN REVEALED

Michael Gross used a CB in tremors. it's been a few years since I saw it but I believe it was a base station with no power cord nor antenna but he still managed to pick it up and carry it around and talk on it. going by memory so I could be wrong. -- Wednesday, 19 November 2014, 18:13 PM -- found th...
by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 18 November 2014, 20:35 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: BREAKING NEWS: REAL SUPER BOWL CB RADIO ORIGIN REVEALED
Replies: 19
Views: 512

Re: BREAKING NEWS: REAL SUPER BOWL CB RADIO ORIGIN REVEALED

Lost Ram wrote:All this started with a Midland????
I watched that episode. it was a midland with no antenna.
by silvereagle1
Saturday, 15 November 2014, 7:36 AM
Forum: PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: New Lincoln 2 Review
Replies: 12
Views: 759

Re: New Lincoln 2 Review

Good review silvereagle1, keep us informed as to the cold weather effects, it's on it's way. 3's Greg we've had a couple of 25 degree mornings here the past few days and so far it's doing alright at short term 25 degrees. -- Saturday, 15 November 2014, 9:53 AM -- Thanks for the review. I looked har...
by silvereagle1
Saturday, 15 November 2014, 2:54 AM
Forum: PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: New Lincoln 2 Review
Replies: 12
Views: 759

Re: New Lincoln 2 Review

it was good talking to you Rabbit Ears. After our QSO ended I listened to you talk to the other station for another 10-15 minutes. since I've had the lincoln I've talked to you and Big Blue from the site. I usually make pre arrangement qso's with Big Blue a couple of times a week. So far we've had g...
by silvereagle1
Friday, 14 November 2014, 12:58 PM
Forum: PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: New Lincoln 2 Review
Replies: 12
Views: 759

Re: New Lincoln 2 Review

the issues I had with the 99v2 only occurred in temps below 30 degrees. the modulation lamp would light up for no reason when in recieve mode until the car/radio warmed up. it would start out bright then gradually dim down to nothing after 5-10 minutes. the roger beep would not beep until the radio ...
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 13 November 2014, 16:46 PM
Forum: PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: New Lincoln 2 Review
Replies: 12
Views: 759

Re: New Lincoln 2 Review

put my newest Lincoln 2 on the Dosy 4001P meter and the results are as follows: RF Power Dial: AM DK (low) 2.0 watts and swing 15 with whistle AM DK (high) 12.5 watts and Swing 45 with whistle FM Key (low) 1.75 watts FM Key (high) 30 watts SSB Using RF Power Dial and mic gain set at 3:00 low-- 3 wat...
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 13 November 2014, 9:41 AM
Forum: PRODUCT REVIEWS
Topic: New Lincoln 2 Review
Replies: 12
Views: 759

New Lincoln 2 Review

Thought I'd write a short review on the Lincoln 2 radio now that I've had it roughly a month now. I'M Basing the review on my personal preferences which suits my needs and doesnt mean it is any better or any worse than the other radios on the market. With that said I've only owned 4 radios since ive...
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 13 November 2014, 6:30 AM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: Galaxy radio blowing fuses
Replies: 11
Views: 297

Re: Galaxy radio blowing fuses

I had the same problem with my lincoln 2 when I first got it. it replaced my grant 2 and my 980 so when I swapped them out I kept the power cord in line that came with my grant 2 which had a smaller amp fuse and it popped when I keyed. I replaced it with the fuse that came with the lincoln 2 power c...
by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 12:42 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: Mobile install in Honda Ridgeline
Replies: 7
Views: 394

Re: Mobile install in Honda Ridgeline

Demon29 wrote:Lol my old lady wont let me even touch her truck for a cb install
LOL how does she feel about being called an old lady? I think I made that mistake just one time in 30 years.
by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 11 November 2014, 10:25 AM
Forum: CURRENT EVENTS
Topic: Happy Veterans Day
Replies: 1
Views: 170

Happy Veterans Day

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Just a show of thanks to everyone who served.
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 06 November 2014, 10:49 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: strange swr with amp
Replies: 8
Views: 392

Re: strange swr with amp

you'll get a more accurate reading with an external meter. the shack meter would be closer to the actual reading than the internal. some of those built in the radio meters will show a 1.2 when it's really a 1.6.
by silvereagle1
Wednesday, 05 November 2014, 17:18 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38062

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

just bought a second lincoln 2 from GI joes. :cheers:
by silvereagle1
Saturday, 01 November 2014, 4:36 AM
Forum: JOKES & HUMOR
Topic: Holiday?
Replies: 3
Views: 220

Re: Holiday?

yep.. you always know it's getting close to Halloween when you see the stores putting out their Christmas stuff.
by silvereagle1
Friday, 31 October 2014, 17:43 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Dosy 3001 vs Dosy 4001?
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: Dosy 3001 vs Dosy 4001?

radio shack meter shows 1.5 to 1.6 with amp on.
by silvereagle1
Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:15 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Like new TRC-450
Replies: 9
Views: 365

Re: Like new TRC-450

good find Kerry. :cheers:
by silvereagle1
Friday, 31 October 2014, 12:06 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Dosy 3001 vs Dosy 4001?
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: Dosy 3001 vs Dosy 4001?

took the meter out and played with it for a little while this morning. it's showing a slight lower SWR than my radio shack meter. not much of a difference but lower. The watt meter seems to be accurate to what I had GI Joes to set my radio to. I'm getting older and blinder lol so the big meter is de...
by silvereagle1
Thursday, 30 October 2014, 12:02 PM
Forum: SHOOTING SKIP
Topic: HAS ANYBODY BEEN GETTING ANY GOOD SKIP LATELY???
Replies: 239
Views: 5051

Re: HAS ANYBODY BEEN GETTING ANY GOOD SKIP LATELY???

from Tennessee I've been talking to the UK everyday for the past couple of weeks in the mornings between 8-11 AM on 27.385 lower sideband and 27.275 lower sideband then it kind of dies off a bit then California takes over pretty heavy. went through a dead spell for a while where I wasn't getting any...
by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 12:21 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: Suggestions for a radio
Replies: 14
Views: 455

Re: Suggestions for a radio

I have a 980 and have no problems with them. i just wish they weren't so limited.
by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 12:12 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Dosy 3001 vs Dosy 4001?
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: Dosy 3001 vs Dosy 4001?

I had ordered the 3001p but the order was cancelled so I bought the 4001p and it arrived today. haven't played with it enough to tell yet. I like the giant easier to read meter though.
by silvereagle1
Tuesday, 28 October 2014, 3:47 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38062

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

Ive had it a few weeks now. may post a small review in the review section later.
by silvereagle1
Monday, 27 October 2014, 19:31 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Dosy 3001 vs Dosy 4001?
Replies: 10
Views: 278

Re: Dosy 3001 vs Dosy 4001?

guess this topic died quickly.. was searching dosy meters and found this old thread has anyone compared these two meters? is the 4001 any better than the 3001 or the radio shack meter for that matter?
by silvereagle1
Sunday, 26 October 2014, 9:37 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1102
Views: 38062

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

Silver Eagle, I've noticed you recently purchased the new President Lincoln 3 and you have been using it for about 2 weeks.. What are your comments on the radio and how does it compare to your other radios.. has it meet or exceeded your expectations? Thank you rating my radios performance wise and ...
by silvereagle1
Sunday, 26 October 2014, 5:56 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Toasted Bearcat 980 SSB
Replies: 5
Views: 327

Re: Toasted Bearcat 980 SSB

just a thought, who says that pot wasn't bad from the factory? they are tiny and fragile but a simple turning shouldn't fry anything. If its new call uniden and tell them it has a smell and not working correctly. (wouldn't mention that the lid was off) they might let you send it back for repair. if ...