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Amateur (Ham) Radio BS and Callsign Thread!

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

  1. Oct 1, 2019 at 9:51 AM
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    k8md

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  2. Oct 1, 2019 at 9:54 AM
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    Why is it dressed? Get it naked.
     
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  3. Oct 1, 2019 at 10:03 AM
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    This will be a shack rig and probably portable when camping. No way in hell this thing is fitting in the taco without some major modding.
     
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  4. Oct 1, 2019 at 10:04 AM
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    medic2230

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    She needs a G-String to wear when she comes out. Which I don’t currently have on hand. (Antenna)




    :anonymous:

     
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  5. Oct 1, 2019 at 10:05 AM
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    m603holden

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    You should practice safe radioing and...
     
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  6. Oct 1, 2019 at 10:07 AM
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    medic2230

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    Oh when she gets her g-string (antenna) it’s raw dog city baby.
     
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  7. Oct 1, 2019 at 10:09 AM
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    m603holden

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    PULL IT OUT OF THE BOX!



    You're killing me Murph haha
     
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  8. Oct 1, 2019 at 10:12 AM
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    medic2230

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    I took a peek.
     
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  9. Oct 1, 2019 at 10:12 AM
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    Gunshot-6A

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  10. Oct 1, 2019 at 10:13 AM
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    m603holden

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    There's the win.
     
  11. Oct 1, 2019 at 10:17 AM
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    medic2230

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    75EA5995-AFA4-4D9C-8BCA-84048B39224D.jpg
     
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  12. Oct 1, 2019 at 8:15 PM
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    I could make that fit. :thumbsup:
     
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  13. Oct 2, 2019 at 6:11 PM
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    m603holden

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    BTW I got my General. Not sure if I told you. Rocking and Rolling now.
     
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  14. Oct 2, 2019 at 6:25 PM
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    Cudgel

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    That’s awesome. I think I saw you post that. Congrats! New reason to :spending:
     
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  15. Oct 2, 2019 at 6:32 PM
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    m603holden

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    Haha Thanks! 80m has me cracking up right now.
     
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  16. Oct 3, 2019 at 11:55 AM
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    medic2230

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    NanoVNA came in today. :woot:

    Antenna builds start soon.

    AD3793CE-ACFA-4EF6-8A89-CEBC753D0A33.jpg
     
  17. Oct 7, 2019 at 4:01 PM
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    m603holden

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    First qso, w/France. Why not haha.

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  18. Oct 7, 2019 at 5:19 PM
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    Red18Taco707

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    Whats up guys. N00b to HAM but its something I'd like to get into. How did you guys get into it? Where did you guys learn all the info from? I only know a small amount but would like to learn more and get a license later on.

    I have a BF-F8HP that I use on wheeling trips. It's my first radio and would just like to understand it better.

    TIA for any input.
     
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  19. Oct 7, 2019 at 5:29 PM
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    m603holden

    m603holden @Koditten Pirate Radio member #063

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    Howdy Richi. Just downloaded some of the study guide apps and went to town. Studies for 10-15 minutes on my lunch break for a few weeks and took the test. Once you get a license and can start using the radio is when you really start learning how things work.
     
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  20. Oct 7, 2019 at 5:40 PM
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    vssman

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    There's a few free apps that go over the questions on the test. Basically, you memorize the answers. For one that you subscribe to, hamtestonline.com is a good one. If I recall, you get 6 months access. For testing locations and dates, just google ham radio testing near me. Cost is $15.00 and you need an 80 or better which is pretty easy to do. I have that Baofeng and it works good especially with a true 1/4 wave antenna instead of the rubber ducky antenna. Once you get your license, you'll be able to transmit on the radio. Please don't do it without being licensed. Good luck, and post your call sign when you get one issued.
     
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