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    Rick330man replied to the thread Why do people....
    Most of what I am currently using is old stuff: Realistic TRC 490 Navaho SSB base purchased in 1981; Uniden PC 122 from the 90s; Cobra...
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    Rick330man replied to the thread leave it up or take it down.
    I was in Madrid, Alabama. Imagine my shock to find that no one in Madrid spoke Spanish! Latest advisory shows Ian rapidly...
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    Rick330man replied to the thread leave it up or take it down.
    And here I thought London was in Kentucky. Go figure.
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    Rick330man replied to the thread leave it up or take it down.
    I know. And I thought Sydney was in Australia!
  • Rick330man
    Rick330man replied to the thread leave it up or take it down.
    Down here in the Keys, there's no thinking twice about it. Unless this storm stays more to the west - like two of the models predict -...
  • Rick330man
    Rick330man replied to the thread Walkie Talkie Base Station.
    I actually keep 3 CB walkie talkies in the boat: a Cherokee AH-100, a Realistic TRC 216 and a President Randy II. With appliances and...
  • Rick330man
    Rick330man replied to the thread Favorite fiberglass antenna?.
    I've got an A99 up at one location and an IMAX 2000 up at the other. No fiberglass antenna of mine goes up unless it is wrapped in...
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    Rick330man replied to the thread 11 meter is very quiet?.
    I get that others have a different take, but I enjoy the challenge of achieving as much as possible within "the rules". In over 4...
  • Rick330man
    Rick330man replied to the thread 11 meter is very quiet?.
    I was driving through Miami on the way home the other day and stumbled across a bunch of guys on AM 10 talking skip. They all were...
  • Rick330man
    Rick330man replied to the thread 11 meter is very quiet?.
    I just don't think you need to go above 27.405. I understand there's an international crowd that hangs around 27.555 and other points...
  • Rick330man
    Rick330man replied to the thread Walkie Talkie Base Station.
    I've got three. I bought the first one at a Radio Shack in Tallahassee, FL in the mid-80s. It worked great. I bought a second one off...
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    Anyone using a walkie talkie as their base unit? The Cherokee AH-100 in my photo frequently gets used in that capacity with a little...
  • Rick330man
    Rick330man replied to the thread 11 meter is very quiet?.
    Oh, no! That would be illegal. Next, we'll have people running more than 4 watts and there will surely be chaos.
  • Rick330man
    Rick330man replied to the thread 11 meter is very quiet?.
    You should have sent them all to LSB 16. It would have gotten them off your case and revived the old, recognized SSB hailing channel...
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    Rick330man replied to the thread Reclaim LSB 16.
    We've got 3 weeks to get the word out!