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by Blue Ox2
Monday, 19 February 2018, 11:02 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: browning mark iv dead key
Replies: 5
Views: 80

Re: browning mark iv dead key

TOO COOL ! You are one fortunate radio operator to be able to grab such a prize. Now, if you could put a 40' tower up there in the park......... 73 Pal, Blue Ox said that from the Heart of Lancaster County in the Keystone State....... Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ex...
by Blue Ox2
Thursday, 15 February 2018, 1:46 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: Texas star DX500
Replies: 6
Views: 189

Re: Texas star DX500

Good luck with that Charles.

I am sure you will find the issue and have it corrected
in no time.

73 pal,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Saturday, 10 February 2018, 17:21 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1078
Views: 29670

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

Well, I sure didn't score a Bonanza like that but I just got a Leader 8100 Oscilloscope at a pretty good price and I'm learning that. I am gathering things together to get my IMax 2000 up in the Spring. Also, I am currently having my Cobra 142 GTL Direct Injected by Perry Meyer and adding a foot swi...
by Blue Ox2
Thursday, 08 February 2018, 6:46 AM
Forum: OTHER TECHNICAL QUESTIONS
Topic: Cobra 2000 question
Replies: 17
Views: 532

Re: Cobra 2000 question

Hope all is working well.

:cheers:

73

Mike
by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 15:33 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: What type antenna?
Replies: 30
Views: 806

Re: What type antenna?

You'll be fine with the inverted V in there. Don't worry if the ends need to straighten out for a few inches, or so, either. JMHO. 73

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by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 10 January 2018, 16:05 PM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: What type antenna?
Replies: 30
Views: 806

Re: What type antenna?

I'm in an HOA and I put an inverted V DR-Dipole on my roof. I have also put the Patriot 12' on a Dish mount pole and there hasn't been anything said. In the Spring I am going to put the IMax 2000 up somehow. Just gotta get it up high enough. 73 to ya, best wishes for best rig you can have out there....
by Blue Ox2
Tuesday, 26 December 2017, 16:05 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Your Local Channel?
Replies: 204
Views: 6154

Re: Your Local Channel?

My closest locals share the space on Channel 25 AM. Otherwise, I am on 38 LSB trying to make contacts as possible.

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by Blue Ox2
Monday, 25 December 2017, 19:33 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Browning Mark III
Replies: 11
Views: 687

Re: Browning Mark III

Holy Cow Trapper. That is down right awesome.

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by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 20 December 2017, 8:12 AM
Forum: GENERAL QUESTIONS
Topic: A channels?
Replies: 4
Views: 182

Re: A channels?

Hey there PA629, Now THAT is the kinda fun I miss. SOOOOOOO cool you could play with yer son like that. I guess today that would be considered bullying, or harassment. God Bless you my friend, Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/sniper/mobiledevice/images/Linux Laptop....
by Blue Ox2
Thursday, 14 December 2017, 12:44 PM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: Turner +2 mike comparison - vote your choice!
Replies: 23
Views: 909

Re: Turner +2 mike comparison - vote your choice!

Mr. Bubble,

The one you send to me, medium box postage due, will be the best one available
and I will love it.

Red or Blue, it's up to you.

Merry Christmas and
73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Thursday, 14 December 2017, 12:34 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Top SSB Radios
Replies: 10
Views: 334

Re: Top SSB Radios

I like my McKinley as an awesome SSB mobile. Our sponsors have good deals as MDY mentioned. Best wishes on finding the one that suits yer needs. Perhaps Santa will bring you just the right one. 73, Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/sniper/mobiledevice/images/Linux La...
by Blue Ox2
Tuesday, 12 December 2017, 16:51 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Regional sub forums
Replies: 9
Views: 187

Re: Regional sub forums

I always check the Shout box to see what is going on. If there were local forums for regional discussions that may work also. I enjoy speaking with all the folks in the Shout Box at any rate. 73 Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/sniper/mobiledevice/images/Linux Lapto...
by Blue Ox2
Friday, 08 December 2017, 18:12 PM
Forum: MISC CHAT
Topic: A Christmas Story...
Replies: 3
Views: 213

Re: A Christmas Story...

I always thought there was a reasonable explanation.

Merry Christmas my friend.

73

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 06 December 2017, 19:15 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1078
Views: 29670

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

I do live in an HOA that has all those rules. The antenna isn't connected to her property in any way. I'l show you the pic tomorrow in daylight. I saw another resident putting up a TV antenna with a rotor today. 73, Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/sniper/mobiledevi...
by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 06 December 2017, 17:07 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1078
Views: 29670

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

I just added a Galaxy DX 2517 to my Doghouse Base and put up an IMax 2000 on a tripod out in the front yard. Can't wait to see how this excites the neighbors. Already had a neighbor at my front door complaining about the antenna. Life goes on.... 73, Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.cb...
by Blue Ox2
Monday, 04 December 2017, 18:16 PM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: Been Away Far Too Long From CBRT!
Replies: 5
Views: 542

Re: Been Away Far Too Long From CBRT!

Welcome back Devil Dog.
I will certainly be looking forward to your
experienced, educated input to our ever growing
cavalcade of knowledge here in CBRT.

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Saturday, 25 November 2017, 1:17 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: End Base Antenna Bans!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 938

Re: End Base Antenna Bans!!!

by Blue Ox2
Saturday, 25 November 2017, 1:14 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: End Base Antenna Bans!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 938

Re: End Base Antenna Bans!!!

Right now I have a flag mounted in a bracket on the light post in the front yard. It is up most all the time and I have a solar powered light focused on it for night time. I only take it down in strong wind for concern for the light post. This tripod I am considering doing is the same one I used at ...
by Blue Ox2
Friday, 24 November 2017, 15:24 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: End Base Antenna Bans!!!
Replies: 20
Views: 938

Re: End Base Antenna Bans!!!

Well, I have the HOA issue at my home-20 and so far I am getting away with a Patriot 12. I'm thinking of putting up an I-Com 2000 in the Spring on a pole and tripod in the front yard. Mount a flag on it, below the antenna, and put a light on it so I don't have to take it down, and then I'll be set. ...
by Blue Ox2
Sunday, 19 November 2017, 16:22 PM
Forum: MOBILE SETUPS
Topic: Radio help
Replies: 3
Views: 207

Re: Radio help

Hi Texlonewolf, I use the Mc Kinley as a base radio with the Patriot 12' and D-104 M6b mic. Once in awhile that little RM KL 203-P is connected as well. Is a very good working little radio that is connected to a Pyramid PS7KX. 73 and good luck with your rig. Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http:...
by Blue Ox2
Sunday, 12 November 2017, 15:31 PM
Forum: TUBE RADIO EQUIPMENT
Topic: Browning Mk 3 issues
Replies: 6
Views: 456

Re: Browning Mk 3 issues

$22.00 on the auction site

73 Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Saturday, 11 November 2017, 16:53 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Drake TR7
Replies: 3
Views: 308

Re: Drake TR7

I watched the youtube on that rig. Pretty darn sweet.

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Friday, 10 November 2017, 15:39 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Hello From The UK!
Replies: 7
Views: 206

Re: Hello From The UK!

Hey there 26CT1994, Welcome to the group. It will be great to have your added input. These folks have a ton of info to share and plenty to learn. Perhaps we'll see you in the Shout Box. 73, Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/sniper/mobiledevice/images/Linux Laptop.png
by Blue Ox2
Tuesday, 07 November 2017, 14:42 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Ok, help me make a choice
Replies: 15
Views: 627

Re: Ok, help me make a choice

bought it wired for the mcKinley.
Got it from our sponsor here, GI Joe Electronics.

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Tuesday, 07 November 2017, 2:20 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Ok, help me make a choice
Replies: 15
Views: 627

Re: Ok, help me make a choice

Hey there Trapper, I'm also using the McKinley as a base radio with the D-104 M6b and the RM KL 203-P. This past week I had set-up a Tram 1499 antenna on a tri-pod outside the dining room of my dwelling in the Pocono mountains of PA. Figured it was up about 16' AGL. Contacted Ocala, FL., Daytona, FL...
by Blue Ox2
Saturday, 04 November 2017, 4:19 AM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: 4 Pin to 5 Pin Adapter On Uniden Grant XL
Replies: 5
Views: 385

Re: 4 Pin to 5 Pin Adapter On Uniden Grant XL

Howdy Tx1Tec, Sure thing, I use an adapter on my President Washington with the Silver Eagle and I have an adapter jumper cable on my Cobra 142 GTL with the Night "K" Eagle. They work wonderfully. 73, Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/sniper/mobiledevice/images/Linux ...
by Blue Ox2
Thursday, 02 November 2017, 7:01 AM
Forum: SHOOTING SKIP
Topic: Downunder Contact
Replies: 5
Views: 328

Re: Downunder Contact

Awesome Lynx. LOL, I'm still having trouble getting out of the back yard.
Keep up the great efforts.

73

Mike in the Poconos

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by Blue Ox2
Sunday, 29 October 2017, 15:59 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Your Local Channel?
Replies: 204
Views: 6154

Re: Your Local Channel?

I'm on 25 am in Lancaster Ct. and 38 lsb when possible.

In the Poconos now, was invited to be on 31 am with a bunch of knuckleheads in the mountains, 10/4.

73

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Monday, 23 October 2017, 16:38 PM
Forum: JOKES & HUMOR
Topic: The Southern Baptist Bra...
Replies: 5
Views: 753

Re: The Southern Baptist Bra...

OMG. I can't wait to tell my wife that one.

Thank you.

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by Blue Ox2
Friday, 13 October 2017, 13:21 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Thinking of getting back into cbs
Replies: 20
Views: 1583

Re: Thinking of getting back into cbs

Looking forward to seeing youe progress.
Maybe I'll catch you on the Palomar amp one evening
in the skip zones.

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Saturday, 07 October 2017, 16:16 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Thinking of getting back into cbs
Replies: 20
Views: 1583

Re: Thinking of getting back into cbs

Howdy djhphoto, I use the McKinley in my base station set-up in the Doghouse base. It runs on either the Patriot 12 or the DR-dipole depending on conditions and moods, lol. Best wishes for GREAT DX and I know you'll have fun. 73 Mike [ Post made via Linux Laptop ] http://www.cbradiotalk.com/ext/snip...
by Blue Ox2
Friday, 06 October 2017, 5:29 AM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Uniden Washington
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: Uniden Washington

Has there been any further explanation, or discussion, about the ferrite beads?

I have purchased several on Amazon to put on the coax and see if it makes a difference.

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Sunday, 01 October 2017, 9:23 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Wanting to a build a decent Home Base CB Station
Replies: 10
Views: 454

Re: Wanting to a build a decent Home Base CB Station

Hey there Robert, I have the Patriot 12 up on my place, and the Di-pole is still working well. My plan is to possibly get an I-Max 2000 next year. With the HOA here, going that high wih an antenna may be a difficulty. Not to mention getting it past the wife, lol. Glad your rig is all set and working...
by Blue Ox2
Sunday, 01 October 2017, 5:14 AM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Wanting to a build a decent Home Base CB Station
Replies: 10
Views: 454

Re: Wanting to a build a decent Home Base CB Station

Well, howdy there Wraith, and welcome to the group. There is a LOT of good information in the forum posts. I use a President Washington Base transciever and there is a good antenna called an I-Max 2000 that is real good for base station operation. Looking forward to seeing more of your progress. 73,...
by Blue Ox2
Monday, 25 September 2017, 13:55 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Bare Copper Wire ok for grounding Imax2000?
Replies: 4
Views: 575

Re: Bare Copper Wire ok for grounding Imax2000?

I would use insulated but that is certainly JMHO.

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by Blue Ox2
Thursday, 21 September 2017, 16:51 PM
Forum: BASE SETUPS
Topic: Uniden Washington
Replies: 17
Views: 1103

Re: Uniden Washington

I have a President Washington and I love it.

ext/dmzx/imageupload/files/503a75770a31 ... b8f6c5.jpg

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by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 8:04 AM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: D104 mic silver eagle
Replies: 6
Views: 531

Re: D104 mic silver eagle

here is a cbtricks link:

http://www.cbtricks.com/mic_manuals/astatic

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by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 5:03 AM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: D104 mic silver eagle
Replies: 6
Views: 531

Re: D104 mic silver eagle

Cobra wiring for D-104:

https://forums.radioreference.com/cb-ra ... 4-pin.html

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by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 20 September 2017, 4:50 AM
Forum: MICROPHONE INFO
Topic: D104 mic silver eagle
Replies: 6
Views: 531

Re: D104 mic silver eagle

This is a wiring diagram and manual -

http://nucow.com/Microphones%20Lamps/vi ... ematic.htm

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by Blue Ox2
Friday, 15 September 2017, 13:54 PM
Forum: SHORTWAVE RADIOS / SCANNERS
Topic: SDR antenna
Replies: 12
Views: 1284

Re: SDR antenna

Hey Cletus,

I'm sorry. It is WebSDR.org

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Friday, 15 September 2017, 13:48 PM
Forum: SHORTWAVE RADIOS / SCANNERS
Topic: SDR antenna
Replies: 12
Views: 1284

Re: SDR antenna

Howdy Cletus,

You could probably check WebSDR.com and see how you like some
of the stuff.
You can listen to Ham on there from all over the world.

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Friday, 15 September 2017, 13:46 PM
Forum: SHORTWAVE RADIOS / SCANNERS
Topic: SDR antenna
Replies: 12
Views: 1284

Re: SDR antenna

Hey Chuck,

Your antenna looks great. Bet it will bring in bunches.

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by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 13 September 2017, 14:03 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: Give this member a shout....he will appreciate it
Replies: 4
Views: 440

Re: Give this member a shout....he will appreciate it

My prayers are for both of you folks and all the folks in dire situations due to the weather.

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by Blue Ox2
Thursday, 07 September 2017, 4:00 AM
Forum: AMPLIFIERS / POWER SUPPLIES
Topic: New Need Help Much Appreciated
Replies: 13
Views: 2178

Re: New Need Help Much Appreciated

Good article 295. Thanks for sharing.

73

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Monday, 04 September 2017, 16:21 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1078
Views: 29670

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

I did purchase an Astatic D-104 Night "K" Radio today. I should have it in a week, or so.
Pretty excited about this classic piece of equipment added to my rig.

73

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Monday, 04 September 2017, 13:38 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1078
Views: 29670

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

I've been using the Astatic D-104 M6b on my McKinnley with fairly good results.

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by Blue Ox2
Sunday, 03 September 2017, 16:56 PM
Forum: GENERAL DISCUSSIONS
Topic: What have you recently acquired for new radio gear ?
Replies: 1078
Views: 29670

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

Well, I think I have purchased an awesome addition to my rig.

ASTATIC D-104 NIGHT EAGLE. Quite cute on the Cobra 142 GTL

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Sunday, 03 September 2017, 5:08 AM
Forum: JOURNAL
Topic: 7000 Posts
Replies: 18
Views: 1919

Re: 7000 Posts

I think Greg's posts are great. With all the technical know how and his product id.
Keep them coming.

Hopefully, one day we'll connect on the airwaves, too.

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Monday, 28 August 2017, 16:56 PM
Forum: SHORTWAVE RADIOS / SCANNERS
Topic: SDR antenna
Replies: 12
Views: 1284

Re: SDR on Internet

Hey there 295 !

You gotta check out Websdr.org

Looks like it can be some fun too.

73,

Mike

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by Blue Ox2
Wednesday, 23 August 2017, 7:12 AM
Forum: ANTENNA HELP
Topic: Antron 99 question
Replies: 11
Views: 1215

Re: Vacation mobile shack

Well, with all the equipment I have been gathering lately, I have figured I will take the McKinley, the Tram 1499, a coil of coax, and the power supply with an extention cord and set-up my station on the deck at my condo in the Poconos. This will be at the end of October and I'll hope to be making s...