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Amateur (Ham) Radio BS and Callsign Thread!

Discussion in 'Sports, Hobbies & Interests' started by The Traveler, Jan 29, 2013.

  1. Jun 18, 2019 at 9:13 PM
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    tex.proud

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    OK, I've missed a few days! If you're interested in HAM radio and anywhere near the Huntsville, TX area my group is putting on a demonstration for our Field Day event. June 22nd, Saturday. We will be offering hotdogs and water for free for those that care to attend.
     
  2. Jun 18, 2019 at 10:08 PM
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    The knuckle joint below ended up being a bit too big and awkward
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  3. Jun 19, 2019 at 3:35 AM
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    VERY close. He was playing a "sad trombone" sound effect. What a complete moron.
     
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    Any field day participants out there today? I plan on this evening or tomorrow morning.
     
  5. Jun 22, 2019 at 5:51 AM
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    Getting loaded up now.
     
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  6. Jun 22, 2019 at 7:11 PM
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    We just got in from field day.

    Little man was interested in the CW station. They gave him a practice key and he popped his name out like he’d been doing it for months.

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  7. Jun 22, 2019 at 7:56 PM
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    Passed my technician class Wednesday night no radio yet got my eye on yaesu FT-2DR while there still on special for 299.00
    KJ7HKQ my call sign
     
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  8. Jun 22, 2019 at 8:39 PM
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    Congrats Tim!
     
  9. Jun 23, 2019 at 6:05 AM
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    Upgraded to General earlier this month. Now it's time to actually learn something. ;)
     
  10. Jun 24, 2019 at 6:19 AM
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    If someone needs an dmr / ht

    $50. Just casually popped up on my marketplace. If the buyer won't ship I could always help out if needed
     
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  11. Jun 24, 2019 at 7:21 AM
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    IDK, depending on context, some of our responders would find it hilarious.

    SLC SAR, DPS Dispatch. Call out for 3 hikers stranded on Mt. Olympus (again...). Caller reports no water, cell phone batteries low, hiking in flip flops above snow line. (again...)

    *Sad Trombone sound*

    :rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl::rofl:
     
  12. Jun 24, 2019 at 7:24 AM
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    BEAR_KNIFE_FIGHT bearly famous

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    I should code this into our EMS pageouts....hmm.
     
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  13. Jun 24, 2019 at 7:07 PM
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    tex.proud Jesus Christ It's Midnight!

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    That's Awesome! Our field day produced 6 new club members and man more looking at testing.
     
  14. Jun 24, 2019 at 7:15 PM
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    I only took a few pics of our (Walker County Amateur Radio Group) Field Day in Huntsville, TX. It was fun! We handed out free Hotdogs and water to visitors, as we were set up at a gazebo in a prominent park around here. Have 6 new members, and many interested. It was a good day! On another note, who else here is getting in on the new Wires-X radio firmware to run it mobile? My club has had 2 Yaesu repeaters for years, but are finally getting into Wires-X. With my constant nudging, and insistence, that is...Dragging them into the digital age...
     
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  15. Jun 26, 2019 at 8:52 AM
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    Ok I'm starting to shop for a mobile radio and could use some advice. Right now I'm looking at the Kenwood TM-D710GA or the Yeasu FTM-400DR, but leaning toward the Kenwood. I'll be mounting the antenna to the front bumper since my roof will more or less be covered with half a Prinsu rack and a Drifter. Can anyone suggest a good antenna that would work well in that location, and is there a way that I can mount it so that I can take it off when not in use and still keep the connection clean and dry? Also, is there anything else that I need to order besides the radio/antenna and maybe a speaker?
     
  16. Jun 26, 2019 at 9:07 AM
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    m603holden

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    Yo
    You can still mount off the Prinsu fyi

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  17. Jun 26, 2019 at 9:15 AM
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    Who is it on here that has the motorized mounts on here? Kinda getting tired of having to get out of my truck and fold down my antenna every night when I get home from work before I pull in the garage.

    @m603holden ?
     
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  18. Jun 26, 2019 at 9:16 AM
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    Not I. But I think it's pretty recent on the clean cb/ham install thread
     
  19. Jun 26, 2019 at 9:19 AM
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    Sharkfrog

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    So to make my Prinsu fit I'm going to basically be cutting it in half since there won't be enough room for it under the camper overhang, and real estate up there is going to be extremely limited. Probably just enough room for some traction boards or a rifle case with recovery gear etc and I'd rather not crowd it further.
     
  20. Jun 26, 2019 at 9:22 AM
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    Gunshot-6A

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    Ah, I found it. It was senor Cudgel.

    @Cudgel do your motor mounts fold the antenna all the way flat or does it still angle up some?
     
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