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Forum: Rag Chew 06-06-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,893
Posted By N4MU Papi
Thumbs down Wispering in mic or low audio?

Yes, I agree to a point that many amateurs do not seem to be "loud". To date, no one has mentioned that their seemingly low audio might be that their radios are set up for narrow band instead of wide...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 01-24-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 9,912
Posted By N4MU Papi
Here's a 6 month too late option: Hamsticks (2...

Here's a 6 month too late option: Hamsticks (2 for each band) configured in a dipole fashion, on a fiberglass telescoping pole rock! I use this config all the time on the road and I have zero...
Forum: Under the Awning 05-14-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,278
Posted By N4MU Papi
Radio: Sounds like you need at least TWO weeks in...

Radio: Sounds like you need at least TWO weeks in the RV. Take Mom if necessary...she'd probably like it if she can stand the bumps, etc. Slow down guy...life's too short!
Forum: Rag Chew 03-02-2018, 03:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,383
Posted By N4MU Papi
Hello again Chief. Glad to hear you're doing...

Hello again Chief.
Glad to hear you're doing okay. So go camping!!! It'll cure what ails ya...maybe let you discover some more faults too...LOL
Yes, Oh the stories we could tell about light shows...
Forum: Junk Box 02-26-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 22,712
Posted By N4MU Papi
Three More...

There's a North, South Carolina...and a South, North Carolina
and there are TWO towns in South Carolina named "Elgin". (Go figure)
Let's not forget: Taintsville, FL
"It taint Chuleota and it taint...
Forum: Rag Chew 01-10-2018, 06:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,383
Posted By N4MU Papi
Very good Radio. Just watch those floaters...

Very good Radio. Just watch those floaters (figuratively speaking) and if they persist you know who to tell! They usually dissolve after a while...but lots of them or persistent ones are cause for a...
Forum: Rag Chew 01-07-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 6,383
Posted By N4MU Papi
Hello Chief. Sorry to read of your eye problems....

Hello Chief. Sorry to read of your eye problems. I am replying because it would seem that I am an "expert" on retinal detachments having had three of them! No, I only have two eyes! LOL
Not really...
Forum: Under the Awning 08-26-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,267
Posted By N4MU Papi
Thanks mary. Yep, I already have this website...

Thanks mary. Yep, I already have this website bookmarked. We are familiar with the area (lived in the ATL area for a couple decades or more). Going up in the area in Sep/Oct and will be visiting some...
Forum: Under the Awning 08-22-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,267
Posted By N4MU Papi
WANTED: RV Lot - N GA, W NC, E TN

I know it's a long shot but...
I am looking to buy a deeded RV lot in the areas indicated. I have a 40' fiver so it needs to be a reasonably good size lot. Improved lot preferred, in "community"...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 07-01-2016, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,280
Posted By N4MU Papi
Update from OP: Been using the Tarheel on the RV...

Update from OP: Been using the Tarheel on the RV ladder for a couple months now down at our "resting place"...in Florida. I can tell you that it seems to be working very well. With the ALS-600 amp in...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 04-04-2016, 01:59 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,566
Posted By N4MU Papi
Hello Carl

We will be at Travelers Rest Resort near Dade City. I know...you just want to come by and get that cycles to hertz app don't you?
Forum: Antenna Solutions 04-04-2016, 12:43 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,566
Posted By N4MU Papi
Cycles/Hertz Conversion

Oh BTW Dick. I had the same problem ever since I've misplaced my slide rule.
However, I found out that there is an app for that too.
Forum: Antenna Solutions 04-04-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,566
Posted By N4MU Papi
Interesting project

Hi Dick. I will be very interested in hearing about your tests with the TH antenna. Was it a model 100 or what model?
I have had a 100 mounted on the ladder of my fiver since we've been in the...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 02-12-2016, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 17,566
Posted By N4MU Papi
Tarheel Locations - Experiences/Ideas?

I had placed this in another category...forgot this one...sorry.

Here’s a question with no cut and dried answer I know but I sure would like your best guess on the results.

:2cents:Picture a...
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 02-12-2016, 02:20 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 4,288
Posted By N4MU Papi
Solutions and/or Experience?

:2cents:Here’s a question with no cut and dried answer I know but I sure would like your best guess on the results.

Picture a Tarheel 100 sitting in the center of an 8X8 foot metal storage shed....
Forum: Antenna Solutions 10-31-2015, 08:18 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 9,280
Posted By N4MU Papi
Tarheel on Ladder - Experiences?

I want to mount my Tarheel on the RV ladder. I plan on using the MT-1 mount and will also include a #6 solid copper wire and bond to the RV frame underneath. RV is 40' Cedar Creek. My question is...
Forum: Under the Awning 10-17-2015, 05:51 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,299
Posted By N4MU Papi
And the ideas just keep coming! Thanks! If you've...

And the ideas just keep coming! Thanks! If you've read you know I settled on the FT-450D and the Tarheel 300A. I am VERY pleased with both. Not retired yet (next spring) but am full-timing due to...
Forum: Antenna Solutions 10-16-2015, 07:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 27,588
Posted By N4MU Papi
Living proof: I use a Tarheel 300A mounted just...

Living proof: I use a Tarheel 300A mounted just to the rear of the cab (F350 Lariat Crew Cab) on the lip of the bed (Breedlove extended mount with disconnect). I run the control line (choke at...
Forum: Under the Awning 09-24-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,299
Posted By N4MU Papi
Aghhhhh!!!!!!

Oh...you're killing me! Question: Does it just keep getting harder and harder to do ANYTHING useful at work? Yes, I will be happy to spend some qso time with you! Something else...I don't believe...
Forum: Under the Awning 09-23-2015, 12:58 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 20,299
Posted By N4MU Papi
The Rest of the Story...

Don't think I ever ended up letting you all know what I finally did...
I bought a FT-450D and ended up with a Tarheel 300A with a Breedlove truck bed lip mount. I have it right behind the drivers...
Forum: Junk Box 08-17-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,398
Posted By N4MU Papi
Very nice ad! In spite of its' small technical...

Very nice ad! In spite of its' small technical inaccuracies it is inspiring to see a youth very much "into" communications and electronics! Speaking of inaccuracies...can you identify one thing...
Forum: Pop-ups, Travel Trailers, 5th wheels and Toy Haulers 08-02-2015, 01:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 10,400
Posted By N4MU Papi
Wait'll you try to put it back...

thought about it once and decided I wasn't accurate enough to re hook it on the rails without unhooking it anyway. Maybe one of those air force guys who do in flight refueling could help you though....
Forum: RV Systems 07-31-2015, 07:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,305
Posted By N4MU Papi
Oh, I already have more "money" stuck in my ears...

Oh, I already have more "money" stuck in my ears than is in the ham shack! Aren't headsets great? LOL
Forum: RV Systems 07-31-2015, 12:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,305
Posted By N4MU Papi
Thanks for suggestions folks. Have not done any...

Thanks for suggestions folks. Have not done any ferrite work yet but grounding did make a noticeable improvement (when original post was made I had NO ground per se). I'm just hanging on until first...
Forum: RV Systems 07-28-2015, 01:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 13,305
Posted By N4MU Papi
Question RF Noise from Converter

OK...I'm a ham radio geek (but you already knew that) and just put a station in my Cedar Creek 36CKTS. All is great but the converter is raising **** with some frequencies...there's a big surprise...
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