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by BigBopper
Tuesday, 22 January 2008, 8:57 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: general lee vs 2510
Replies: 5
Views: 554

2510 is probably one of the best SSB radios, General Lee is a great AM/FM radio, but no SSB
by BigBopper
Tuesday, 22 January 2008, 8:55 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: cobra 29 (a big radio)
Replies: 44
Views: 1169

FatBoy builds a 50 watt PEP 29, and they really talk

by BigBopper
Friday, 18 January 2008, 16:59 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: sears
Replies: 3
Views: 498

Don't cut the D7, just add a good power mic, that will drive that radio crazy,
by BigBopper
Saturday, 05 January 2008, 8:48 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: RM ITALY Amps
Replies: 11
Views: 867

They are as good as todays Palomars, screened boards, same design as used for over 20 years
by BigBopper
Saturday, 05 January 2008, 8:43 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: MATCHING????
Replies: 40
Views: 2086

Like said all caps are NOT the same as are pills, so the radio NEEDS to be setup for the amp you want to use,,,,now before someone jumps on here and says the pill is marked 2sc2879, so two of them are the same, no, thats way places sell matched set of pills, just like a tube company sells matched s...
by BigBopper
Monday, 31 December 2007, 8:56 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Galaxy dx 959 channel selector problem..
Replies: 2
Views: 569

probably a bad board
by BigBopper
Monday, 31 December 2007, 8:49 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Saturday night fever antennas
Replies: 9
Views: 456

lite toppers, they can be bought at **NON-SPONSOR** in KY, google they have a web page
by BigBopper
Thursday, 27 December 2007, 8:18 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Which is best? Bottom load, center load, or top load?
Replies: 14
Views: 919

Top load
by BigBopper
Tuesday, 25 December 2007, 21:04 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: magnum s980nx problems
Replies: 12
Views: 845

Send it back to the seller or call Magnum at Toll-Free: 1-877-624-6869
by BigBopper
Tuesday, 25 December 2007, 20:57 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: First CB Radio Installation Finished (pictures)
Replies: 12
Views: 597

Nice setup, very nice looking!
by BigBopper
Tuesday, 25 December 2007, 10:02 AM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: texas ranger tr696fssb or galaxy dx2547 better of the 2???
Replies: 11
Views: 1296

TR-696FSSB has been discontinued by Ranger, lots of problems
by BigBopper
Tuesday, 25 December 2007, 10:01 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Merry Christmas to all and God Bless
Replies: 10
Views: 481

Merry Christmas to all!
by BigBopper
Saturday, 22 December 2007, 10:05 AM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: HAPPY HOLIDAY'S
Replies: 5
Views: 852

Merry Christmas to all!

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by BigBopper
Tuesday, 11 December 2007, 6:11 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Mountaineer is back and he is in the "big sand box"
Replies: 10
Views: 366

Glad you are back!
by BigBopper
Thursday, 29 November 2007, 9:02 AM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: radio mod for amp
Replies: 4
Views: 530

you can buy a high drive amp, but they like a low deadkey also, but will take a 6 watt DK, like a Texas Star HD350
by BigBopper
Sunday, 18 November 2007, 7:57 AM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: Happy Birthday Punkin Head
Replies: 20
Views: 1459

Happy B day man!!!
by BigBopper
Monday, 12 November 2007, 11:05 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Whats up with everyone getting banned
Replies: 31
Views: 1007

This is a good forum, with many of us with our opinions, but its always been clean fun place to help each other, we generally always here to help, not to argue a point
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 20:03 PM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: old turner hand held mic.
Replies: 7
Views: 647

by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 19:35 PM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Name Of Italian Aluminum Base Antenna Maker?
Replies: 15
Views: 814

SIRIO
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 8:24 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: How High?
Replies: 6
Views: 441

you want it at least above your roof line of the house, now that said, I did have one a few years ago on a 10 foot pole next to my shop and it did OK, not great, but I have one on a 30ft push up pole on the shop now and it does good
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 8:20 AM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: my mobile
Replies: 15
Views: 1420

looks like a Dodge or Chrysler dash, I have the same hole in my Minivan,,,got me thinking now,,,nice
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 8:18 AM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: This EBay guy is unreal!!
Replies: 13
Views: 764

More power to him, if a guy wants to pay it, all well!!
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 8:16 AM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Can you run a Dosy Test Center in Reverse???
Replies: 8
Views: 770

this is what I run on the base, 3 radios, to switch box(reversed) to amp to meter to TVI filter to Antenna,,,hope that helps
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 8:14 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Antron 99 ... with no mount?
Replies: 15
Views: 1021

just get a TVI filter(low pass), you can find a lot of the Radio Shack ones on ebay, which were made by Drake, or find a drake ,,,Bencher is probably the best made today, not any better than old school filters,,links beloe

Drake

Drake
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 8:09 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Courier BL-100 Base Linear Amp ??
Replies: 3
Views: 445

yep TVI, but a low pass filter cleaned it up, I sold the last one I had for about $100 plus shipping, these are for courier collectors, if the Chrome and tubes are really good you'll get a little more,,,these were sold with the Courier Twenty Three 23 CB Radio, which was chrome and blue tube radio
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 8:04 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Uniden 68 LTW Wattage
Replies: 9
Views: 455

its your modulation wattage
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 7:38 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Uniden 68 LTW Wattage
Replies: 9
Views: 455

20 to 30 pep
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 7:21 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: PA question
Replies: 6
Views: 790

Some old radio shack radios had a Monitor switch, that put the CB through the PA speaker,,,like the TRC-427
by BigBopper
Sunday, 11 November 2007, 6:44 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Courier BL-100 Base Linear Amp ??
Replies: 3
Views: 445

Yep I just sold one, they bleed bad, but if you use a low pass filter they are OK, I had one for years, heavy little thing!!!
by BigBopper
Saturday, 10 November 2007, 12:10 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: peak/tune
Replies: 2
Views: 410

Re: peak/tune

doctor wrote:QUESTION OF THE DAY
With 100 percent modulation and no audio clipping what is the normal peak/tune and power output of the

GALAXY 2547

GALAXY 2517

THANKS
DOCTOR/795 :shock:
on a 2517, somewhere around 40watts or so, a little more, the 2547 anywhere 20 to 30 pep
by BigBopper
Saturday, 10 November 2007, 12:08 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Sparky's Website
Replies: 17
Views: 981

Talked to AL today, all is good
by BigBopper
Saturday, 10 November 2007, 12:03 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Looking for a 3 in 1 radio?
Replies: 5
Views: 610

Welcome to the forum, no not anymore, thats the past, factory cars in the late 70's and early 80's came with AM/FM/CB radios all in one unit, not anymore,,
by BigBopper
Saturday, 10 November 2007, 10:17 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Sparky's Website
Replies: 17
Views: 981

Sparky's has been around for over 20 years, he's not going anywhere
by BigBopper
Saturday, 10 November 2007, 9:45 AM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: SWR problem fixed
Replies: 1
Views: 296

Thats great, and Great Swr's, now your talking!!
by BigBopper
Saturday, 10 November 2007, 9:12 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Sparky's Website
Replies: 17
Views: 981

sparky's ISP is having Technical difficulties, it will be up next week
by BigBopper
Tuesday, 06 November 2007, 21:00 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Cobra Model 90 LTD
Replies: 3
Views: 559

to turn up the modulation VR201 or CUT D203
by BigBopper
Monday, 05 November 2007, 10:25 AM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Pics of Uniden with added talkback switch
Replies: 6
Views: 641

thats a nice clean looking job!
by BigBopper
Monday, 05 November 2007, 10:00 AM
Forum: CURRENT EVENTS
Topic: Mr. 450 Passed Away 10/13/2007
Replies: 24
Views: 1594

yep he was a member, his last post was July 2007, may he RIP,,,,,,,,,,,,
by BigBopper
Monday, 05 November 2007, 9:47 AM
Forum: SIDEBAND (SSB)
Topic: 148 GTL
Replies: 39
Views: 6818

I use to rewax all the pods as you call it after tuning, that way when a guy would return with a problem I knew if someone else had been in the radio
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 18:48 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Eagle Tomahawk Base
Replies: 1
Views: 528

RV1-RF Power Meter adjust
RV2-Squelch Level adjust
RV4-AM Carrier adjust
RV5-Modulation adjust
RV7-Modulation Meter adjust
RV11-13.8 Volt
RV12-S-Meter Adjust Both AM and SSB.
RV14-SSB ALC adjustment.
RV50-Clarifer Center adjust
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 18:46 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: custom setup need advice
Replies: 21
Views: 1225

pretty much my setup on the bench, general lee , 257, amp and meter, but if the 257 is setup right, its an audio monster, but I like the General Lee for the echo
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 18:39 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Post pics up of your customized radios
Replies: 19
Views: 2184

SwampHog wrote:
BigBopper wrote:mtdew fave plates are peel and stick, just remove the knobs, clean the face, and stick
k thanks, just sticks right ontop of the old one im guessing?
yep
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 14:54 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: GALAXY 2517
Replies: 2
Views: 362

# VR 1....AM/FM S-Meter # VR 2....SSB S-Meter # VR 3....SSB Squelch Range # VR 4....AM/FM Squelch Range # VR 5....FM Deviation # VR 6....SSB Carrier Balance # VR 7....TX Offset # VR 8....CW Beep Level # VR 9....RF Meter # VR10...Final Bias # VR11...Final Bias # VR12...Driver Bias # VR13...SSB ALC # ...
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 13:41 PM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Post pics up of your customized radios
Replies: 19
Views: 2184

mtdew fave plates are peel and stick, just remove the knobs, clean the face, and stick
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 11:10 AM
Forum: RADIO MODIFICATIONS
Topic: Post pics up of your customized radios
Replies: 19
Views: 2184

http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b234/slwest/Lafayette1.jpg http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b234/slwest/76front.jpg http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b234/slwest/connex3300small-1.jpg http://i20.photobucket.com/albums/b234/slwest/uniden78.jpg http://i146.photobucket.com/albums/r252/Keydownradios...
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 9:44 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: usefull info to share.
Replies: 6
Views: 281

Looping coax makes a choke
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 9:43 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: The MOSQUITO
Replies: 14
Views: 1104

pills are rate RMS, and you get more in PEP,,that said my 2 pill fatboy gives me about 170 to 180 RMS and about 400 to 420 PEP at 14.6 volts, on a Bird
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 9:38 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: texas star mod -v
Replies: 15
Views: 1003

mod v's are meant to drive other amps, the mod was for SSB and I ran it like that with good reports, not sure if you EastCoast was biased for SSB
by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 7:17 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: SUPER HIGH SWR!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 1052

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by BigBopper
Sunday, 04 November 2007, 7:16 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: SUPER HIGH SWR!!!
Replies: 17
Views: 1052

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