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Forum: The Galley 07-07-2015, 08:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,856
Posted By W5DOK
Uh-Huh. Right now I'm away from it all in the...

Uh-Huh. Right now I'm away from it all in the mountains of Southern Colorado, where the temp is currently 48, with expected high today of 64. This roughing it is rough.
Forum: The Galley 07-06-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,856
Posted By W5DOK
DW carries her complete kitchen with her. Keurig...

DW carries her complete kitchen with her. Keurig coffee maker, induction cooktop (X2), toaster, waffle griddle, Kitchenaid mixer, crockpot, and the list goes on. That's in addition to all the built...
Forum: Gadgets 01-01-2015, 04:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,343
Posted By W5DOK
I used N3FJP logging software for a while. It...

I used N3FJP logging software for a while. It worked pretty good. You can probably Google it and get more info.
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 01-01-2015, 04:11 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,586
Posted By W5DOK
If memory serves me correctly, the Otter was...

If memory serves me correctly, the Otter was originally patterned after the old Beaver. Just bigger with more horses. Later versions had a turbo engine to replace the radial 9's. Probably a PW PT6....
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 01-01-2015, 09:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,586
Posted By W5DOK
Remember the Otters. Seem to remember that a guy...

Remember the Otters. Seem to remember that a guy was trying to take several basket cases and make one good one. Don't think it worked out. The Otters were popular up in Alaska. Tough bird.
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 01-01-2015, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 10,586
Posted By W5DOK
Carl, I was at that 86 airshow. Had a little...

Carl, I was at that 86 airshow. Had a little issue with my T-6 and had to land at a little field North of Addison called Air Park. 1500 foot runway. Warmed up Miss Mac's brakes on that one.
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 12-23-2014, 06:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,486
Posted By W5DOK
Hi guys. RV'ing, like Ham Radio gets to be...

Hi guys. RV'ing, like Ham Radio gets to be addictive. I've been RV'ing for at least 40 years and Hammimg much longer. We travel about 9 months out of the year now since I have retired and over the...
Forum: The Funnies 11-27-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 869
Posted By W5DOK
happy thnksgiving

Have a great one!
Forum: Under the Awning 11-25-2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,732
Posted By W5DOK
You asked for it, so here goes. NGIC (formerly...

You asked for it, so here goes. NGIC (formerly GMAC) is affiliated with Good Sam, Camping World. Didn't know that until I was told that I had to use Camping World to have the hail damage repaired on...
Forum: Under the Awning 11-25-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,732
Posted By W5DOK
Finally got my coach out of the repair shop from...

Finally got my coach out of the repair shop from earlier storm damage and I'm headed for the Texas Gulf coast tomorrow.
BTW if anyone wants my opinion of National General Insurance (GMAC) just let...
Forum: Polls 11-16-2014, 06:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,698
Posted By W5DOK
My coach came with a Sleep Number, king mattress....

My coach came with a Sleep Number, king mattress. It's just barely ok. Still just an air mattress ,that in spite of all their expensive advertising, is not nearly as good as my old Serta. It takes up...
Forum: Under the Awning 11-10-2014, 05:14 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,510
Posted By W5DOK
My last experience with Hustler was not good. The...

My last experience with Hustler was not good. The coil opened up and cooked the finals on my radio. I then learned that was a common problem and I've never owned another Hustler product. My...
Forum: Under the Awning 11-09-2014, 06:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,510
Posted By W5DOK
I like simple. I can have my Tarheel operational...

I like simple. I can have my Tarheel operational in under 15 minutes with no radials, ground rods, coils or any other additional equipment. Just attach it to the rear ladder, run the coax and I'm on...
Forum: Under the Awning 10-25-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,783
Posted By W5DOK
When I am parked, I use a Comet CHA250 mounted to...

When I am parked, I use a Comet CHA250 mounted to a 10 foot telescoping pole and attached to rear ladder. If the overhead will not handle the Comet (it's 26 ft.) I use a Tarheel screwdriver attached...
Forum: Under the Awning 10-24-2014, 02:36 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 12,783
Posted By W5DOK
The 718 is an excellent basic radio. Lots of them...

The 718 is an excellent basic radio. Lots of them out there and and they seem to work great. They're just not a tiny radio.
Doc
Forum: Gadgets 10-24-2014, 09:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,267
Posted By W5DOK
Got that big manual in the relaxation room and I...

Got that big manual in the relaxation room and I read parts of it while relaxin.:D Meanwhile, the old 736 is back in service and doing what it has always done.
Doc
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 10-24-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,372
Posted By W5DOK
Hello Bob, from a fellow Texan. I follow my three...

Hello Bob, from a fellow Texan. I follow my three hobbies (or obsessions) about 10 months out of the year. RVing, Ham radio and fishing. I use a Comet CHA250 mounted to the rear ladder when time and...
Forum: Gadgets 10-24-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,267
Posted By W5DOK
Earlier this week, I was dragged kicking and...

Earlier this week, I was dragged kicking and screaming into 2014. My old flip phone literally fell apart. Went to the Verizon store to get another one just like the old one and the young 20 something...
Forum: Polls 10-20-2014, 05:41 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,039
Posted By W5DOK
I have a small Weber Baby Q that gets a lot of...

I have a small Weber Baby Q that gets a lot of use. It's attached to the MH propane tank so I don't have to carry an extra tank. We use a Keurig coffee maker because it makes great coffee and my YL...
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 10-10-2014, 06:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 9,015
Posted By W5DOK
I have a friend with a fiver that mounted the...

I have a friend with a fiver that mounted the pass thru beside the steps going to the top bedroom. The coax is routed thru the floor in the front compartment to the SO239 beside the steps. Looks neat...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 09-27-2014, 04:20 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,170
Posted By W5DOK
True. 1000 watts is still 1000 watts. I have a...

True. 1000 watts is still 1000 watts. I have a AL-1500 sitting 2 feet from this computer and 15 feet from a large TV. There is never a ripple on the TV or any trash on my computer. My old Henry from...
Forum: The Road Ahead 09-27-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,896
Posted By W5DOK
I usually program all the repeaters for my trip...

I usually program all the repeaters for my trip before I leave home. This map may make it a bit easier.
Thanks, Doc
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 09-26-2014, 04:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,170
Posted By W5DOK
Although cars were all steel 40 years ago, radios...

Although cars were all steel 40 years ago, radios were also not nearly as sophisticated as todays radios. My motor coach is mostly fiberglass, yet my Tarheel 200 works great behind my Icom. The...
Forum: Under the Awning 09-22-2014, 12:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,476
Posted By W5DOK
we don't know his name or callsign because he...

we don't know his name or callsign because he won't tell us.

Can't give what you ain't got.:D
Forum: Under the Awning 09-21-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,476
Posted By W5DOK
Probably be classified as theft of service...

Probably be classified as theft of service without that consent. However, since this thread is about internet service in rv parks, it may be ok to use other folks internet in that rv park.
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