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Forum: CQ CQ CQ 10-25-2017, 07:14 PM
Replies: 5
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Posted By N3LYT
And some of use are real good at explanations...

And some of use are real good at explanations that make absolutely no sense at all.
Forum: The Funnies 10-22-2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,828
Posted By N3LYT
There was a fire at Ringling Brothers it was in...

There was a fire at Ringling Brothers it was in tents.
Forum: Gadgets 07-25-2017, 09:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By N3LYT
Yeah I thought about that but decided about the...

Yeah I thought about that but decided about the time I went over the top the line would get tangled and there would be my drone hanging from the top of the tree. I thought about scotch tape on a...
Forum: Gadgets 07-24-2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By N3LYT
If you fly as a hobby it does not have to be...

If you fly as a hobby it does not have to be registered if it's less than .55# However a lawsuit was filed and at this point you do not have to register a personal quad at all it is uncertain if the...
Forum: DX, Island Hopping, Special Events, Contests 07-23-2017, 08:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 425
Posted By N3LYT
Doesn't matter it will be dark any way!

Doesn't matter it will be dark any way!
Forum: Gadgets 07-21-2017, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 623
Posted By N3LYT
Without a "follow me" control and good cell phone...

Without a "follow me" control and good cell phone coverage driving won't work and they are not as fast as an RV about 20 minutes is about it for the battery to. Yes quality drones are $500 up. There...
Forum: Motorhomes 07-09-2017, 07:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,930
Posted By N3LYT
For commercial buss that's not a huge amount of...

For commercial buss that's not a huge amount of miles.
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 06-15-2017, 07:37 PM
Replies: 5
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Views: 441
Posted By N3LYT
That's going to more and more complex none are...

That's going to more and more complex none are really user friendly they just do too much. They do sell scanners that operate by aera that's kind of push button. Cell boosters are readily available...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 06-15-2017, 09:24 AM
Replies: 5
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Views: 441
Posted By N3LYT
A good RV radio would be a DC to day light ...

A good RV radio would be a DC to day light something like an Icom 706 with 2 to 160 or any of the multi band radios with dual inputs gives you all the options.
Forum: Under the Awning 06-14-2017, 09:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,861
Posted By N3LYT
We tried a long wire on top of a train car...

We tried a long wire on top of a train car thinking the roof might make a ground plane ended up with an Out Back stuck to the rear of the car worked much better.
Forum: Under the Awning 06-01-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 11,861
Posted By N3LYT
I have seen several auto tuners, the one I have...

I have seen several auto tuners, the one I have in the truck is manual similar to setting the button on a car radio set the SWR with the radio or a meter press and hold the button it remembers the...
Forum: Junk Box 05-03-2017, 01:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 514
Posted By N3LYT
I got one all the way from Mexico after 13 years...

I got one all the way from Mexico after 13 years I was impressed it had been sent 2 days after the QSO.
Forum: Under the Awning 04-16-2017, 08:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 931
Posted By N3LYT
Isn't the glass textured? The reason I ask the...

Isn't the glass textured? The reason I ask the decal is pretty much the same thing I put on my camper and I had to remove the entire assemble and turn the glass around so the smooth side was inside...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 04-12-2017, 09:18 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,021
Posted By N3LYT
That works. At a 100 watts you are sucking up a...

That works. At a 100 watts you are sucking up a great deal of battery power figure on a good 20 amps so you will need a battery with a lot of amp hours if you expect to stay on the air very long and...
Forum: Motorhomes 04-12-2017, 08:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By N3LYT
I have fiberglass poles like 24' of them for my...

I have fiberglass poles like 24' of them for my rotatable dipole, at 17 meters it's 36' I made a walk up device fastened to the rear bumper of the camper and in that case guying is a must. I have an...
Forum: Motorhomes 04-11-2017, 08:31 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By N3LYT
Replace the vent with a 14X14 aluminum plate and...

Replace the vent with a 14X14 aluminum plate and mount any vertical. This thing is going to be parked any way, you in a tornado area? If so I think the last place in would want to be in is a trailer.
Forum: Motorhomes 04-11-2017, 08:20 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By N3LYT
Height does not matter it is the surface area...

Height does not matter it is the surface area that produces wind load. Leverage maybe I have a 21 foot dual band fastened to my tower 40 feet up with hose clamps. No metal in my 14X14's makes it's...
Forum: Motorhomes 04-10-2017, 09:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By N3LYT
If your parked any thing goes the 14X14 vent...

If your parked any thing goes the 14X14 vent openings are strong enough to hold an AC unit so it should not be a problem to box in some thing to support your antenna lot more wind loading on an AC...
Forum: Motorhomes 04-09-2017, 07:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,374
Posted By N3LYT
I went all over my camper aluminum roof/siding...

I went all over my camper aluminum roof/siding with a Meger did find some corroded fittings but by in large it was well "grounded" at all points including the camp ground, ground (that sounds funny)...
Forum: Motorhomes 04-04-2017, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,032
Posted By N3LYT
I lived in an old farm house with a tin roof...

I lived in an old farm house with a tin roof under a black walnut tree. For those not familiar with black walnuts they are close to tennis ball size.
Forum: The Funnies 04-02-2017, 09:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 957
Posted By N3LYT
Good one.

Good one.
Forum: The Funnies 03-24-2017, 08:57 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,828
Posted By N3LYT
OK.

OK.
Forum: The Funnies 03-22-2017, 08:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,828
Posted By N3LYT
Two ships collided in the harbor one was ...

Two ships collided in the harbor one was carrying blue paint the other red no one was hurt but the crew was marroned.
Forum: Black Box Forum 03-20-2017, 02:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,092
Posted By N3LYT
New old stock. The new H ver. is 2 gigawatts some...

New old stock. The new H ver. is 2 gigawatts some restrictions may apply.
Forum: The Funnies 03-16-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,828
Posted By N3LYT
“Count Dracula the invisible man is here to see...

“Count Dracula the invisible man is here to see you” "Please tell him I can not see him".
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