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View Poll Results: What modes to you operate from your RV?
FM VHF/UHF 20 95.24%
HF SSB 15 71.43%
CW (any band) 4 19.05%
APRS 1 4.76%
SSB VHF/UHF 5 23.81%
AM (any band) 1 4.76%
QRP (any modulation) 0 0%
Digital, RTTY, Packet, PSK-31, etc. 4 19.05%
Digital Voice 0 0%
That "email via HF" stuff 1 4.76%
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Old 02-01-2008, 07:24 PM   #1
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Just for fun I thought we'd find out what modes we take with us in our RV. (Just the RV, not the stuff you do at home) You can click as many as you want.

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Old 02-01-2008, 08:05 PM   #2
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Oops, just voted for what I use in the van not in my TT. If I don't have an RV, can I vote for what I use in my seasonal travel trailer (TT)? Oh man, I really screwed up! Can I try again? Huh? Huh? (Hi.....Hi)
Oh by the way, I've done HF/VHF/UHF ssb, am, fm, sstv and psk31 from my TT using my FT-857D
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Old 02-02-2008, 06:36 AM   #3
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Andy, you must be from Florida...



I don't know how to "undo" a vote, and once you vote it locks you out...good thing this is all just in fun, anyway.

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Old 02-02-2008, 06:57 AM   #4
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I'm wearin' 4 layers, does it look like I'm from Fla? CT actually and seasonal TT in NH. Nice job with the site. Wish I still had my HotWater 101.
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Old 02-02-2008, 10:38 AM   #5
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I also use APRS while traveling but not from the RV (tow a trailer) I also plan on doing digital while camping just haven't done it yet. Someday I want to buy a Gunnaplexer and try microwave 10 or 24 ghz mountain top to who knows where. Just need time and to meet others who do it.
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Do you mean successfully? None. Just kidding. I am still struggling with an external TNC a friend gave me so I haven't had a successful email yet...
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On our next trip I will be using hf and uhf/vhf.

I just need to wire the power cord to my IC-706, now do I hook to the coach battery's or the chassis battery.
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I just need to wire the power cord to my IC-706, now do I hook to the coach battery's or the chassis battery.
I vote neither. I'd drag a long an extra deep cycle battery just for the radio. No hash, no problems, and the rig will start when you are ready to leave. I have run my TS-570 for a week, logging 525 contacts on an ordinary $30 car battery from WalMart
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That sounds good to me. One question though? Would you carry it for me and set it up when I want to operate hf?

"She who must be obeyed" would beat me severly around the head and shoulders if I bought yet another battery or extension cord
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"She who must be obeyed" would beat me severly around the head and shoulders ...
I got mine licensed. They're so much easier to manage that way.
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I got mine licensed. They're so much easier to manage that way.
My xyl is also licensed......that sound cold.
She also has her ticket Tech.Lic.

Pretty much have her convinced that we need a new radio for the RV

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All bands all modes 2M - 160M...whatever is open at that time of the day...what ever the MUF and FOT are for that time...but I do like my new found mode of PSK...really neat..73 de K3MP Mark
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Mine is too
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CW 'when i can '.
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