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  1. nomadradio replied to the thread Cobra 29 chrome with rfx75 problems.

    Leads me to the conclusion that anyone who agrees to work on it probably shouldn't be allowed to? More than one version of the RFX....

    Oct 31, 2020 at 4:43 AM
  2. nomadradio replied to the thread 2SC2879 vs. 2SC3240.

    According to their web site, they still have the MRF454 in stock, among others....

    Oct 31, 2020 at 4:34 AM
  3. nomadradio replied to the thread I have seen the future and it is not pretty. Uniden PC-88XL.

    It's the latest greatest. Customer wanted it "turned up". 73

    Oct 31, 2020 at 4:33 AM
  4. nomadradio replied to the thread 2547.

    Blue and shield to pin 1. White to pin 2 Red to pin 3 This model doesn't use pin 4. 73

    Oct 31, 2020 at 4:26 AM
  5. nomadradio replied to the thread Anybody have one of those Nano VNA's?.

    Bought one. Didn't fancy it for antennas, but for components and circuit tweaks. Biggest thing I want it for is 455 kHz ceramic IF...

    Oct 31, 2020 at 4:23 AM
  6. nomadradio replied to the thread Yaesu 101E power plug wiring.

    Any time this kind of surge voltage happens, you pretty well need to test each and every rectifier diode in the radio's power supply....

    Oct 31, 2020 at 4:08 AM
  7. nomadradio posted a new thread.

    I have seen the future and it is not pretty. Uniden PC-88XL

    Maybe not so much the future, but the here-and-now. Bad news for tweaknicians. Only seven internal adjustments in this radio. The...

    Forum: CB and Export Equipment and Accessories

    Oct 31, 2020 at 3:59 AM
  8. nomadradio replied to the thread Gooserider amp.

    One word: Velcro. 73

    Oct 31, 2020 at 3:56 AM
  9. nomadradio replied to the thread International Crystal Co Executive CB Radio.

    Ahhh, the name "Executive" is a bit like "Navaho". International crystal used the name executive on a whole list of models. Like...

    Oct 29, 2020 at 4:54 AM
  10. nomadradio replied to the thread Receive interference on dual conversion receivers only?.

    That's a new one on me. There is a lot of isolation between the antenna socket and the first 455 kHz circuit in the dual-conversion...

    Oct 29, 2020 at 4:39 AM
  11. nomadradio replied to the thread Newer Uniden PC78LTX/LTD radio.

    I shot some pics of one of these last week. Was gonna post them, but didn't get enough 'round tuits'. There are two transmit...

    Oct 28, 2020 at 5:48 AM
  12. nomadradio replied to the thread Yaesu 101E power plug wiring.

    One common problem has to do with the numbering of the pins. The american-made plug starts from the right, looking at the rear of the...

    Oct 28, 2020 at 5:42 AM
  13. nomadradio replied to the thread Cobra 148 GTL....Taiwan. Is it a keeper?.

    And the question sometimes arises, "how much reliability do you want to buy today?". 73

    Oct 28, 2020 at 5:25 AM
  14. nomadradio replied to the thread Anyone seen a tube tester like this ??.

    Looks like a "conductance" tester, not a "transconductance" tester. The difference is that the tube is treated as a resistor in the...

    Oct 27, 2020 at 6:22 AM
  15. nomadradio replied to the thread Cobra 148 GTL....Taiwan. Is it a keeper?.

    I'll chime in here and confirm my experience with Mike's kits. He uses legitimate-brand parts. No no-name one-lung-sam chinesium. We...

    Oct 27, 2020 at 6:10 AM
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