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Forum: Black Box Forum 08-11-2009, 01:32 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,000
Posted By W6DCS
Noise

I installed a new Kenwood TM-D710 in my diesel. When I am driving in traffic I notice that I can hear spark plug noise from the cars I am next to. Can't figure out how to get rid of it, or if I just...
Forum: Rag Chew 08-11-2009, 01:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,302
Posted By W6DCS
Congrats. I need to hit the books again and...

Congrats. I need to hit the books again and upgrade myself.
Forum: Antenna Solutions 07-11-2009, 10:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,048
Posted By W6DCS
I used to install radios and emergency equipment...

I used to install radios and emergency equipment on law enforcement vehicles and fire trucks. Never had one leak, and one I did on a fire truck is still on the roof 17 years later, and no leaks.
Forum: Rag Chew 05-01-2009, 06:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,359
Posted By W6DCS
Don't blame you on the not going to where the...

Don't blame you on the not going to where the sick folks are. I have had what I hope is just a bug. No coughing, no sneezing, no headache, no fever, but what goes in, goes right back out. Hoping it...
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 05-01-2009, 06:09 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,665
Posted By W6DCS
We all know the value here. It looks like one of...

We all know the value here. It looks like one of the major areas is the residential antenna structures. I can see Cities and HOA lobyists trying to shut this down as they won't be able to regulate...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 04-09-2009, 01:04 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,011
Posted By W6DCS
Welcome to the site. I am located just east of...

Welcome to the site. I am located just east of you, and have a few rigs. My latest is a TM-D710 which I have yet to install. I still have my first radio, an ICOM 02-AT.
Forum: Rag Chew 02-19-2009, 11:04 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 43,635
Posted By W6DCS
manure....waste

manure....waste
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-13-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 9,425
Posted By W6DCS
I tried one on my diesel, didn't change the MPG...

I tried one on my diesel, didn't change the MPG at all, seemed to have a bit more power. I am thinking about going to a Banks Intake with the ram air option.
Forum: Black Box Forum 02-12-2009, 06:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,966
Posted By W6DCS
The batteries are a bit tight, I was thinking of...

The batteries are a bit tight, I was thinking of tapping into the 80 amp buss on the fuse block. It's my understanding the post where the 40 amp trailer comes off of is the same post they run the...
Forum: Black Box Forum 02-12-2009, 01:05 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,966
Posted By W6DCS
Power for New Rig

For those that own Chevy Duramax's - where do you run your power from? I looked and I can get it from a few places, one of the batteries, the 80 amp stud at the fuse block, or the emergency...
Forum: Rag Chew 07-29-2008, 09:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,445
Posted By W6DCS
Good luck, watch out for the crazies, and don't...

Good luck, watch out for the crazies, and don't stay in one place to long, the cob webs are tough to get out from underneath.
Forum: Trip Report 07-29-2008, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,884
Posted By W6DCS
CMRA - I used to be a member back in the mid...

CMRA - I used to be a member back in the mid 90's. I heard about Mike, N6RHZ, to bad, nice guy and he made CMRA a great club back then. I bought my first 1.2 radio from Dennis, K6RCL when I worked...
Forum: Rag Chew 07-24-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 43,635
Posted By W6DCS
match is to stick

match is to stick
Forum: Trip Report 07-24-2008, 10:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,884
Posted By W6DCS
If you want to get a spot at Shaver you have to...

If you want to get a spot at Shaver you have to either write or fax in your request. The best way to get what you want is to send a fax in the last week of December. They process those the first week...
Forum: Rag Chew 07-22-2008, 11:05 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 43,635
Posted By W6DCS
Mattress is to cover

Mattress is to cover
Forum: Trip Report 07-22-2008, 11:04 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,884
Posted By W6DCS
You are right around the corner from me. I live...

You are right around the corner from me. I live up Plum Canyon. Glad you enjoyed your trip, I was just up at Camp Edison, wasn't able to raise anyone on 152 the whole trip.
Forum: Motorhomes 07-05-2008, 03:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 15,835
Posted By W6DCS
I have not found an answer yet either. I am...

I have not found an answer yet either. I am wondering if the plastic stuff that sticks on windows will work on fiberglass? I will be out and about up to Shaver Lake, will be monitoring, and looking...
Forum: Rag Chew 07-02-2008, 12:57 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 43,635
Posted By W6DCS
Aspirin is to ulcer

Aspirin is to ulcer
Forum: Rag Chew 07-01-2008, 11:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,131
Posted By W6DCS
I know they are taxed higher than we are on fuel....

I know they are taxed higher than we are on fuel. In the UK I know over 1/2 the price is taxes. They also have better roads than we do, but that comes at a price. In the UK when they pave or improve...
Forum: Rag Chew 07-01-2008, 12:50 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 43,635
Posted By W6DCS
hangover....headache

hangover....headache
Forum: Rag Chew 06-14-2008, 03:27 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 43,635
Posted By W6DCS
drunk is to driving

drunk is to driving
Forum: Rag Chew 06-13-2008, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 43,635
Posted By W6DCS
disfunctional is to impaired

disfunctional is to impaired
Forum: Rag Chew 06-11-2008, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1,041
Views: 43,635
Posted By W6DCS
character is to letter

character is to letter
Forum: Rag Chew 06-11-2008, 02:20 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By W6DCS
If you know what Cities/Counties you are...

If you know what Cities/Counties you are traveling through you might want to check their web pages and see if they offer free access at their parks. The parks where I live are free and are not listed...
Forum: Rag Chew 06-11-2008, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,255
Posted By W6DCS
McDonalds and Starbucks are everywhere, they do...

McDonalds and Starbucks are everywhere, they do have wireless access - SSID: attwifi. I usually go through the drive thru, grab a cup, and sit in the parking lot and check email. If you have AT&T as...
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