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Forum: Antenna Solutions 05-13-2013, 12:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,821
Posted By One Country Boy
John (N8CXX), I had never considered that...

John (N8CXX),

I had never considered that possibility. A very good idea I might add. I've never seen anything like that advertised, but that does not mean it's not out there. I take it you...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 04-07-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,486
Posted By One Country Boy
Welcome to ORR Mike, I too am glad you found us. ...

Welcome to ORR Mike, I too am glad you found us. Like our fearless leader said, "It's always good to have another Marine."

I really hate to show my ignorance (and I know there will be comments...
Forum: Not Good News 04-07-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,078
Posted By One Country Boy
John, I could not believe what I was...

John,

I could not believe what I was reading. I had to re-read parts of your post to assure myself I was not mistaken. I can only wish that I were. My most heart felt condolences go out to you...
Forum: SKYWARN Discussion 02-10-2013, 11:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,010
Posted By One Country Boy
N3YLT makes me really appreciate these 68 to mid...

N3YLT makes me really appreciate these 68 to mid 70's temps this winter. I wish no part of that snow. We've not had a real Florida winter here in about 3 years. The bugs continue to get worse, but...
Forum: SKYWARN Discussion 02-09-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,010
Posted By One Country Boy
Personal Wx Station

Hi Folks,

I've been wanting to set up a personal weather station for awhile that will post to the internet for others to see. I finally have been able to do it. The data come right out of my...
Forum: Rag Chew 01-07-2013, 06:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 14,282
Posted By One Country Boy
In Florida we used to have to pay a dollar or...

In Florida we used to have to pay a dollar or maybe $2 extra. Now days it's like a special order or vanity tag. I have one and run it on the motor home but not sure I'll order another.
Forum: Wisdom and Writings 01-07-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,341
Posted By One Country Boy
I'm a little late, but sincerely hope all you...

I'm a little late, but sincerely hope all you guys and gals had a good Christmas. Here's wishing you good health and prosperity in the coming year.
Forum: The Funnies 01-07-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,843
Posted By One Country Boy
Well I'm not too sure I wish to rely upon someone...

Well I'm not too sure I wish to rely upon someone who entitles there message "Driving on Snot and Ice". ;)

I've always heard and been taught that on slick surface, in a 4WD vehicle that it was...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 01-07-2013, 02:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By One Country Boy
Hi Neal, Welcome to ORR. I've not been on...

Hi Neal,

Welcome to ORR. I've not been on the forum in awhile so afraid I'll get scolded by some of my long time friends here. :whistle:

I operate mainly 40 and 80 meters. In most of the...
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 10-13-2012, 10:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,553
Posted By One Country Boy
Richard at Main Trading Company replaced my...

Richard at Main Trading Company replaced my handheld with a brand new one. No charges or fees. I had the one that went bad for over 18 months and he knew it. I'll be doing more business with MTC. ...
Forum: Good news! 10-06-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,598
Posted By One Country Boy
Congratulations to Abbi !! Good for her. Go...

Congratulations to Abbi !! Good for her. Go gettem girl.
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 10-05-2012, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,553
Posted By One Country Boy
I called Richard at MTC earlier in the week and...

I called Richard at MTC earlier in the week and told him about my internal speaker issue. He never hesitated, he said, "Mail it to me." I know the warranty is expired. He should have received it...
Forum: Product Review (Amateur Radio) 09-27-2012, 07:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,503
Posted By One Country Boy
C'mon Ken... We'll take you out thru the Cypress...

C'mon Ken... We'll take you out thru the Cypress stumps and trees that grow in the back yard. We can cast and fight gators and mosquitos together.
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 09-25-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,553
Posted By One Country Boy
Are you talking about the internal speaker...

Are you talking about the internal speaker problem Doc?
Forum: Product Review (Amateur Radio) 09-25-2012, 10:38 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,503
Posted By One Country Boy
Thanks guys... I like my little boat. It has...

Thanks guys... I like my little boat. It has stick steering, that's what a lot of people in our area use on the rivers, lakes and streams. The 60 hp Mercury really pushes it good. Faster than I...
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 09-24-2012, 02:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,553
Posted By One Country Boy
Couldn't they just do an upgrade to the firmware...

Couldn't they just do an upgrade to the firmware to fix that Ken ?
Forum: Product Review (Amateur Radio) 09-24-2012, 02:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,503
Posted By One Country Boy
I have a 16ft fresh water boat for bass fishing...

I have a 16ft fresh water boat for bass fishing and fly fishing here on the Dead Lakes and Apalachicola River. I plan to carry my KV-UPD1P with me when out on the boat. With the new repeater in our...
Forum: Rag Chew 09-24-2012, 02:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By One Country Boy
I've been reading that the forum has been on...

I've been reading that the forum has been on their site for about a year Andy. It's not getting a lot of participation. One of the folks at ARRL has asked what they can do to make it more appealing...
Forum: Rag Chew 09-23-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 897
Posted By One Country Boy
ARRL website Forum ?

I don't get on the ARRL website a lot. I just logged in and noticed they have a forum on their site. Is this something new ? Or, has it been there awhile and I've just not noticed it ? Not a lot...
Forum: Trip Report 09-23-2012, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,947
Posted By One Country Boy
Now that is good thinking Carl !! Spending...

Now that is good thinking Carl !!

Spending the night in Wal-Mart Parking Lots was mentioned. We've just started doing that type thing since getting the motor home. I was a little hesitant at...
Forum: The Funnies 09-23-2012, 08:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,756
Posted By One Country Boy
Shucks.... I was not even close. I thought...

Shucks.... I was not even close.

I thought an atoll was one of those things you paid before crossing a bridge or getting on to a toll road.

:worthy:
Forum: The Funnies 09-23-2012, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,594
Posted By One Country Boy
My first thought was, "The Moon". Looking for...

My first thought was, "The Moon". Looking for our flag, I took a closer look and I said, "nah".;) Those are some wierd looking craters Wade. I don't think I've ever seen a photo of an asteroid so...
Forum: The Funnies 09-23-2012, 07:50 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By One Country Boy
Did you look it up Andy ? :poke:

Did you look it up Andy ? :poke:
Forum: Product Review (Amateur Radio) 09-23-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 5,503
Posted By One Country Boy
I'll do it Andy.... I would like to have one...

I'll do it Andy.... I would like to have one more, like Ken said to program in the FRS frequencies. That way I could have contact with the wife when we are out RV'ing. I could get a little better...
Forum: 146.52 - All things ham radio 09-23-2012, 07:39 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,553
Posted By One Country Boy
I have the KG-UVD1P, I bought from MTC awhile...

I have the KG-UVD1P, I bought from MTC awhile back. I really like the little radio, but as you say.... a pain to program.

Ken, I downloaded the Commander Freeware, I've not tried it yet. Thanks...
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