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  1. Shadetree Mechanic liked Handy Andy's post in the thread Cold weather display issue Lincoln II V3.

    Or just use a Hair dryer - Woo Hoo! Keeps you warm too... Mobiles setups, not so much...need a LO-o-o-o-o-O-Ng extension cord...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 2:53 PM
  2. NZ8N liked Shockwave's post in the thread ASTROPLANE best vertical antenna ever?.

    Avanti lied. No way a 1/4 wave ground plane can produce anything more than 2.15 dbi. Check out the Sirio specs, they tell the truth and...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 2:27 PM
  3. S&W357 liked Shadetree Mechanic's post in the thread X-Force 6 pill getting hot.

    Edit: The remark I left is no longer relevant.

    Feb 27, 2021 at 2:24 PM
  4. NZ8N liked Handy Andy's post in the thread 148 GTL IC5 mixer.

    [ATTACH] The S042P used to have a Clone from Toshiba... TDA 6130 [ATTACH] Used in Grant XL's Galaxy radios - many others - so you're...

    SO42P+Datasheet+rev1[1].jpg GrantXL.jpg upload_2021-2-27_8-50-57.png Feb 27, 2021 at 2:24 PM
  5. HomerBB replied to the thread ASTROPLANE best vertical antenna ever?.

    Bob, The DB says it don't matter 'cause the vector cone is fed from one side an' the AP cone is fed from two sides so he don't b'leive...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 2:23 PM
  6. NZ8N liked nomadradio's post in the thread 148 GTL IC5 mixer.

    The original Siemens brand "S042P" part almost never fails. Almost. What we find more often is a radio that has lost one or the other...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 2:22 PM
  7. 144inBama liked Handy Andy's post in the thread 148 GTL IC5 mixer.

    [ATTACH] The S042P used to have a Clone from Toshiba... TDA 6130 [ATTACH] Used in Grant XL's Galaxy radios - many others - so you're...

    SO42P+Datasheet+rev1[1].jpg GrantXL.jpg upload_2021-2-27_8-50-57.png Feb 27, 2021 at 2:07 PM
  8. 928bolo replied to the thread Got my first DX today.

    Good one. Now you are hooked.

    Feb 27, 2021 at 2:02 PM
  9. Low_Boy liked Transresistor's post in the thread 148 GTL IC5 mixer.

    Available on eBay from seller: s9cb_radios Might need to locate new tech as well (LOL).

    Feb 27, 2021 at 1:57 PM
  10. Shadetree Mechanic replied to the thread Cold weather display issue Lincoln II V3.

    Maybe you could put a night light bulb under the radio and just leave it on all the time? Or maybe an IR heat lamp on a lamp timer...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 1:56 PM
  11. Shadetree Mechanic liked bob85's post in the thread Cold weather display issue Lincoln II V3.

    Fading with temperature is normal for perfectly working lcd displays, That's why some Whites detectors have viewing angle adjustment to...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 1:52 PM
  12. Lone Ranger replied to the thread Cobra 2000 No TX power then whole radio died.

    Because of the age of the radio, I would start by cleaning ALL controls including the trimmer resisters... Then Recap the radio as the...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 1:51 PM
  13. Shadetree Mechanic liked Big Kahuna's post in the thread Cold weather display issue Lincoln II V3.

    Hmm I have a little 12V aluminum heating element (similar to the one pictured below) - maybe I can mount it on the case towards the...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 1:51 PM
  14. Unit 194 liked dave457's post in the thread Best type of coax?.

    They are plenty of other threads in this forum on this subject... Use the search and make-up your own mind

    Feb 27, 2021 at 1:49 PM
  15. Unit 194 liked guitar_199's post in the thread Best type of coax?.

    I'm in the gang that says .... no absolute answer. When I am looking.....I go for.... 1) lowest loss, 2) power handling that suits my...

    Feb 27, 2021 at 1:49 PM
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