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Forum: CQ CQ CQ 11-21-2018, 04:04 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,465
Posted By Wa2yly
Converter

Hi
I never did solve my converter 100%.The 110v input for the converter and battery charger were on the same breaker.So i separated them and installed another breaker for the battery charger.when im...
Forum: Trip Report 10-04-2018, 03:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,137
Posted By Wa2yly
Lake george ny

Hi all
Just returned from lk george.we stayed 9 nights at the king phillips campground.
Very nice campground.facilities were very clean and grounds well maintained.
We were able to stay 9 nights...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 08-04-2018, 08:34 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,778
Posted By Wa2yly
I have not opened ultimax 100 to see what is...

I have not opened ultimax 100 to see what is inside.They say a 4 to 1 balun.
But since a random wire only uses the center conductor,the balun or wharever is inside ,it tunes very easy with tuner and...
Forum: RV Systems 08-04-2018, 08:26 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,001
Posted By Wa2yly
Fresh water tank

Hi all
Just wondering how often to sanitize fresh water tank?Last time i filled the tank was in May.We only have well water here.no chlorine.water tested once a year.
Maybe a good test would be to...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 08-02-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,465
Posted By Wa2yly
Noisy battery charger

My converter and battery charger were on the same 110v breaker.I installed another 110v breaker.now when im on the radio,i shutoff 110v breaker,for battery charger.
Noise is almost gone when using...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 07-29-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,778
Posted By Wa2yly
Ultimax 100 antenna

Hi
Ant has a 4 to 1 balun and wire is 24ft long.but you need tuner.
http://www.ultimax-antennas.com/store/p1/Ultimax_100.html
This website has picture
Bob
Forum: Antenna Solutions 07-27-2018, 04:51 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,778
Posted By Wa2yly
Hi Ordered the 28ft telescopic flagpole on...

Hi
Ordered the 28ft telescopic flagpole on amazon.com
Company name Best Flags $94.00 with shipping.
Bob
Forum: Antenna Solutions 07-25-2018, 05:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,778
Posted By Wa2yly
Hamsticks vs random wire

Hi all
Bought 10 thru 80 mtr hamsticks and i have ladder mount.with ant analyzer i checked out all .and on 80mtrs swr is 1.5 on cw portion 3550.ssb around 3838 is very high and my tuners will not...
Forum: RV Systems 07-25-2018, 05:20 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 12,256
Posted By Wa2yly
My converter and battery charger were on the same...

My converter and battery charger were on the same 110v breaker.I separated them and installed another 110v breaker.when im on the radio i shutoff breaker for battery charger.this helps a lot.I know...
Forum: The Road Ahead 07-05-2018, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,156
Posted By Wa2yly
Hi Marv Thanks for all of the advice.I did...

Hi Marv
Thanks for all of the advice.I did purchase america the beautiful pass.only cost me $10.00 because i have a veterans disability of 10%.you just have to provide the proper documents.I have a...
Forum: The Road Ahead 07-03-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,156
Posted By Wa2yly
Campground guide books

Hi all
Just recently purchased a 26 ft trailer.Although im not new to camping.It has been 20yrs since i sold my motorhome.I use to use Woodalls as a guide.But i guess these days all is done...
Forum: Under the Awning 06-20-2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 28,772
Posted By Wa2yly
Hi I just bought a 20 and 40 mtr hamstick.I...

Hi
I just bought a 20 and 40 mtr hamstick.I have the 3/8 24 hustler ladder mount.
Checked swr with ant analyzer and cannot get swr below 3.1
Has anyone else had this problem with hamsticks.
Bob
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 06-18-2018, 06:23 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 15,501
Posted By Wa2yly
I also have a new travel trailer and have thought...

I also have a new travel trailer and have thought about how to bring coax thru wall.I stopped at rv dealer and bought the exact cable feed box with the F connector in it.removed f connector and...
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 06-17-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,286
Posted By Wa2yly
Converter ac noise

Hi All
Today I installed emi filter on input to battery charger.Although it did not get rid of all the noise,it is greatly reduced.Converter and battery charger were on same ac breaker.I separated...
Forum: Trip Report 06-12-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,289
Posted By Wa2yly
Sorry no pictures.

Sorry no pictures.
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 06-12-2018, 08:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,465
Posted By Wa2yly
Doesnt make any difference if i connect directly...

Doesnt make any difference if i connect directly to battery.this thursday i have a friend coming over with a few emi filters and isolation transformer.will see if they help.
Bob
Forum: Trip Report 06-09-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,289
Posted By Wa2yly
Grand canyon of pa

We visited the canyon for the first time.The town of Wellsboro Pa is very very nice.The town is very quaint and old fashioned.Street lights are gas light.
We stayed at the canyon country...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 06-08-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,465
Posted By Wa2yly
Converter ac noise

Hi all
My new apex 26ft trailer converter is generating lots of noise.Just with trailer plugged in at house,It generates noise on my hf receiver in my hamshack.
Today i hooked up oscilloscope and...
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