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Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 06-01-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 12
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Posted By N3LYT
I use an R7 vertical up to 20 meters then switch...

I use an R7 vertical up to 20 meters then switch to the wires for 40 up. I have done Asia and pretty much all of Europe with the vertical and my wires and 100 watts. If you find a repeater you like...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 05-28-2019, 06:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 7,999
Posted By N3LYT
Without internet the DMR repeater will only have...

Without internet the DMR repeater will only have local pretty much the same as any repeater except it will be digital voice it kind of lacks bandwidth. Digital is either all or nothing with analog...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 05-20-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By N3LYT
I kind of doubt I hear 80 meters from CA at night...

I kind of doubt I hear 80 meters from CA at night in Maine but don't feel bad we have the same mentality here on the east coast primarily on 80 AM and of course big amps. Clubs and local repeaters...
Forum: Motorhomes 05-16-2019, 06:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 475
Posted By N3LYT
I have DC to daylight in my truck 440 down to 80...

I have DC to daylight in my truck 440 down to 80 meters. Now get this my truck bed is composite plastic where is the ground plane? See it does not matter get on the air. (by the way in some thing...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 05-09-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By N3LYT
A big plus is club owned repeaters the only...

A big plus is club owned repeaters the only problem I have found and this is on all bands they tend to be "clicky" they will be polite then go back to yacking with their friends.
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 04-27-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 804
Posted By N3LYT
Could not agree with you more there are thousands...

Could not agree with you more there are thousands of 2 meter repeaters we know you are listening radio is two way be the other half! N3LYT said that.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 03-11-2019, 05:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,488
Posted By N3LYT
Last load I hauled was 17,000 lbs of building...

Last load I hauled was 17,000 lbs of building materials with my dually 5 spd 97 diesel Dodge and 5th wheel.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 02-27-2019, 06:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,488
Posted By N3LYT
Well they have all the power you would ever want...

Well they have all the power you would ever want I had an older one pulled a 5th wheel trailer hauling lumber 16,000 to 18,000# pretty regular. They are very popular I seldom give much credence to...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 02-27-2019, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 798
Posted By N3LYT
Sure is peaceful in the woods of Maine in the...

Sure is peaceful in the woods of Maine in the winter no one comes to visit!
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 12-07-2018, 06:32 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,181
Posted By N3LYT
Some older switchers were very noisy. My...

Some older switchers were very noisy. My Progressive is very quiet it is however on it's own breaker because I back feed with an inverter and that would have diminishing returns!
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 12-04-2018, 06:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,005
Posted By N3LYT
Your biggest issue would be overall height you...

Your biggest issue would be overall height you might get by with something like a small Tarheel but typical with a screwdriver it's best to have the coil section in the clear as it is the majority if...
Forum: Junk Box 11-05-2018, 04:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 7,531
Posted By N3LYT
Yes they were, 250 watts 150 MEG I found a boat...

Yes they were, 250 watts 150 MEG I found a boat load of info they will do 500 Watts with some tinkering. There are 6 meter range RF decks that were used with the amp also. There are mountings for a...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 10-03-2018, 04:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,586
Posted By N3LYT
I use screw drive antenna. I made a mount from a...

I use screw drive antenna. I made a mount from a RV spare tire bracket welded a tube on it drop the 7' mast in (fits in the camper compartments) it a rase up the antena put the pin in done deal. My...
Forum: RV Systems 08-30-2018, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,554
Posted By N3LYT
Tank pressure can exceed 300 psi prior to the...

Tank pressure can exceed 300 psi prior to the regulator parked in the sun on a hot day but it should haven't blown the line off.
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 08-20-2018, 06:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,747
Posted By N3LYT
Well that works!

Well that works!
Forum: Motorhomes 08-15-2018, 06:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,975
Posted By N3LYT
House batteries. When I'm plugged in the charger...

House batteries. When I'm plugged in the charger will give me all the power needed and just batteries all I really need may not make 100 watts but close enough. If you are long winded you might tax...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 08-01-2018, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,181
Posted By N3LYT
I have a progressive charger/converter that...

I have a progressive charger/converter that replaced the old liniar supply it's dead quiet I basically use it as my DC supply for the radio when plugged in depending on battery charge somewhere...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 07-27-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,616
Posted By N3LYT
I gave away a hand full of ham sticks if that...

I gave away a hand full of ham sticks if that helps.
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 06-30-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,443
Posted By N3LYT
I use a HS screw driver I rebuilt on the camper...

I use a HS screw driver I rebuilt on the camper it works as will as one might expect no miracles here but I have made some pretty good contacts despite the limitations. The Tarheel on the truck has...
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 06-30-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,938
Posted By N3LYT
My converter is also the battery charger I...

My converter is also the battery charger I suspect you are meaning inverter it is a modern replacement one (switcher) there is a tiny bit of noise on 10 meters but that's about it. I very seldom use...
Forum: Under the Awning 06-30-2018, 04:24 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 26,032
Posted By N3LYT
I gave a hand full of them away if that helps.

I gave a hand full of them away if that helps.
Forum: Motorhomes 06-30-2018, 04:18 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,724
Posted By N3LYT
It actually is not bad I have been all over mine...

It actually is not bad I have been all over mine with a megohmmeter mine has a rain gutter with probably 20 screws on each side. The roof is folded over the siding then the rain gutter is installed...
Forum: Eyeball QSO 01-08-2018, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,158
Posted By N3LYT
I had an old Collins receiver tuning around the...

I had an old Collins receiver tuning around the bands will give you carpal tunnel!
Forum: Eyeball QSO 12-26-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,158
Posted By N3LYT
There is no way all that will fit in the MH! Have...

There is no way all that will fit in the MH! Have you considered a school bus?
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 12-22-2017, 06:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,149
Posted By N3LYT
We are in the foothills of the Presidentials on...

We are in the foothills of the Presidentials on 80 acres in western Maine short trip to NH. and Mt Washington. If your in the area our club has 3 repeaters two in Conway NH and one on Mt Washington....
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