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Forum: The Funnies 11-11-2017, 07:56 AM
Replies: 2
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Posted By wa8yxm
Ever hear of Tekonsha, MI? NO, Well how about...

Ever hear of Tekonsha, MI? NO, Well how about Tekonsha Engeneering makers of the Prodigy Trailer brake controllers?

Village 700 And 700 More in the township when I was trying to date the...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 11-06-2017, 12:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 181
Posted By wa8yxm
Had that happen once.. Let's see 29 years...

Had that happen once.. Let's see 29 years ago..... Happened though I was passing the FCC offices at the time so I dropped in and renewed.

Renewal today, if you are within the grace period. takes...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 10-26-2017, 10:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 286
Posted By wa8yxm
Considering the scooter/golf car. If you go with...

Considering the scooter/golf car. If you go with a motor home consider a Diesel and tow a moderate size pickup truck, use ramps (From lowes or Home Depot) to load the golf cart. or in the case of the...
Forum: Good news! 10-09-2017, 08:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 227
Posted By wa8yxm
I do not know what birthday is what item but most...

I do not know what birthday is what item but most 'evenly divisible by 5' birthdays have titles.. IE Diamong, Gold, Sliver.. Google for it.
Forum: RV Systems 09-14-2017, 09:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By wa8yxm
Have you tried the company web site? As I recall...

Have you tried the company web site? As I recall I got all the manuals for my Onan direct from the web site.
Forum: Junk Box 09-03-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 344
Posted By wa8yxm
I do not know where they put it on the F-150 on...

I do not know where they put it on the F-150 on the F-350 it's under the hood. As I recall Driver's side on the wheel well. oR is that the tire iron...

I know I snapped a lug taking the flat...
Forum: Under the Awning 08-28-2017, 08:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 288
Posted By wa8yxm
Got mine in 2013. Just after my Wife's expired....

Got mine in 2013. Just after my Wife's expired. (Yes I know. Lifetime pass).
Forum: Good news! 08-25-2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 295
Posted By wa8yxm
What roll did she play. Looks lovely

What roll did she play.
Looks lovely
Forum: Good news! 07-25-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By wa8yxm
I understand that. Not sure I could doge an...

I understand that. Not sure I could doge an attack as easily as I did back then either (That was after all like 50+ years ago) but the method does work.

I mean why should I work up a sweat and...
Forum: Good news! 07-24-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 380
Posted By wa8yxm
So does this mean you now know how to step aside...

So does this mean you now know how to step aside and let the hostile punch a hole in the automotive glass window behind you?

Fact.. That method really works... Only in my case it was a brick...
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 07-17-2017, 02:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 557
Posted By wa8yxm
There are several that might do the job including...

There are several that might do the job including one that is attached to a pair of Vice Grips but .. I'm not sure I'd want to use that one on an RV ladder

Any West Coast Mirror mount will work on...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 07-15-2017, 10:05 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 327
Posted By wa8yxm
I have NEVER been able to view photos hosted on...

I have NEVER been able to view photos hosted on PhotoBucket.

I can, or rather could in the past, View photos hosted on Drop Box if they were marked Public.. But Drop box changed how they do that...
Forum: Junk Box 07-15-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,327
Posted By wa8yxm
Check out Henry Arms. Made in the USA.. Beyond...

Check out Henry Arms. Made in the USA.. Beyond that I have no comment, never owned one, never shot bird shot.
Forum: Tow Vehicles 06-15-2017, 08:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,388
Posted By wa8yxm
One feature I miss here that I enjoy in some...

One feature I miss here that I enjoy in some other places is an "Interest" button/drop down.. Or alternative Ignore.

As with any forum there are topics that frankly.. DO NOT interest me.. And...
Forum: Under the Awning 06-15-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,861
Posted By wa8yxm
Since getting this RV in 2005, and visiting...

Since getting this RV in 2005, and visiting Dayton in '06 I have used a Kenwood TS-2000 feeding a KAT-1 Tuner (marine grade version of the KAT-3) and from 50-100 feet of wire, usualy 14ga tossed over...
Forum: Under the Awning 06-14-2017, 08:00 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,861
Posted By wa8yxm
For the last 12 years I have used an assortment...

For the last 12 years I have used an assortment of long wire type antennas.

The Transceiver is a Kenwood TS-2000. and on the back of the house fed with RG-8x is a Kenwood KAT-1 Auto Tuner (Marine...
Forum: Under the Awning 06-02-2017, 08:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,861
Posted By wa8yxm
At Hamvention I got an ALPHA.. this is a 17' all...

At Hamvention I got an ALPHA.. this is a 17' all band antenna (80-10 I think)
Have tried on 80, and 40, not yet on 20-15-10 and found the SWR well within spec and the ability of the radio's...
Forum: Junk Box 05-26-2017, 09:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By wa8yxm
I "Skipped" most bof the traffic, Mostly because...

I "Skipped" most bof the traffic, Mostly because I had breakfast in Xenia (As planned) and then took an illogical route instead of heading straight into it.

But then..... I'm a retired police...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 05-21-2017, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By wa8yxm
I stick to V/U=HF when in motion for the most...

I stick to V/U=HF when in motion for the most part When parked I work 80/40 and other bands... Currently I run a long wire with an auto-turner (Kenwood KAT-1 Marine grade auto-turner) It can feet a...
Forum: Junk Box 05-19-2017, 10:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 587
Posted By wa8yxm
The New Dayton Hamvention

Well. Got back to the RV from the Green County Fairgrounds. New home for the Dayton Hamvention.. And I have to say I had a very good day. But.. There were some issues I am aware of

On the way...
Forum: Under the Awning 05-17-2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,861
Posted By wa8yxm
I have been using a long wire on a tuner for oh,...

I have been using a long wire on a tuner for oh, 11 years. but I plan on chatting with DX Engineering or someone day after tomorrow... (Dayton Hamvention now in Green County Fairgrounds Xenia OH, I'm...
Forum: The Road Ahead 05-11-2017, 07:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By wa8yxm
When I went out this AM for other reasons I also...

When I went out this AM for other reasons I also checked on the RV's repair state.. One more coat of paint, Re-install some lights, Remove tape. Rub it out (TOtal time about 2 horus) and I'm road...
Forum: The Road Ahead 05-09-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 999
Posted By wa8yxm
I hope to be there. I should have parking about...

I hope to be there. I should have parking about 16 miles out.. Still doing body work but the plan is to wrap up the body work today or tomorrow. Hit the road Thursday .. Spend weekend in SC. Short...
Forum: Other Hobbies 04-27-2017, 08:47 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 3,068
Posted By wa8yxm
Have been watching a series of videos from...

Have been watching a series of videos from GeoBeats called mastering your kitchen.

They have one episode on eggs and the comment is that the color of the shell depends on the diet the birds eat,,...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 04-13-2017, 09:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By wa8yxm
In days of old when I was bold my first 2 Meter...

In days of old when I was bold my first 2 Meter Rig was a heathkit lunchbox.. Skip forward to my 2nd, a Regency 10 watt rock bound rig...

I made a simple "Twin lead" J-Pole (Described in QST and...
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