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  1. w9cll

    11 meter mod for icom 706mk2g

    Yeah my 706MKIIg sits on the shelf now, it still works fine but I don'tuse it anymore, one of the downsides of working from
  2. w9cll

    11 meter mod for icom 706mk2g

    The 706 is an old radio and I have been told by a very well known ICOM tech that there are zero repair parts for the 706 line.
  3. w9cll

    Does anyone remember "Duck and Cover"?

    If that happens I am getting in the car and driving towards ground zero because once it starts I don't want to be around for the aftermath.
  4. w9cll

    Never hear much about Motorola !

    I have one of the Mocats mobiles, I got it years ago. Motorla's headquarters was here in the Chicago area and I knew several peoe who worked there and I got the rig from one of them. The campus is still there but Motorola is hardly a company any more. Thier rigs were very well made and would...
  5. w9cll

    Thinking about a mobile amp again...

    Good rigs persormance but in my opinion damn ugly. If you are thinking the 7100 I would look at the 7000
  6. w9cll

    Watt meter

    Daiwa meters are very good as well
  7. w9cll

    Watt meter

    No but I have used other MFJ meters and never had any issues
  8. w9cll

    Watt meter

    Check out MFJ. Personally I use this one
  9. w9cll

    What is it?

    It's either a vhf or uhf radio. The picture is too small to get the brand but my first thought it was Alinco.
  10. w9cll

    New Am / Fm Handheld

    What do they expect it's a Wouxun
  11. w9cll

    Wanted: 3 sweep tube or larger mobile amp

    run a home made fan dipole at 30 feet and a five band hex beam at 45 feet. When I ran HF in the car I used a High Serria screwdriver antenna. I have never needed an amp and I have worked Japan and Argentina mobile at 100 watts. I have worked almost every country in the world and I hope to get...
  12. w9cll

    Wanted: 3 sweep tube or larger mobile amp

    Ahh... Okay have fun
  13. w9cll

    Wanted: 3 sweep tube or larger mobile amp

    Not trying to be an ass but why do you feel the need for an amp?
  14. w9cll

    Wanted: 3 sweep tube or larger mobile amp

    Running an amp in the car leads to so many issue especially with today pieces of junk. Just make sure you bond and ground everything
  15. w9cll

    What band is best mobile

    There are asses everywhere.
  16. w9cll

    What band is best mobile

    I have checked into Mid-cars many times when mobile.
  17. w9cll

    Mobile 102 Inch Whip w/spring

    You will not be sorry, I used one with a High Serria side kick on my car. I have quit doing HF mobile these days because I work from home permanently now so I am hardly in the car anymore.
  18. w9cll

    Mobile 102 Inch Whip w/spring

    Hard mount if you want to run that kind of power. When you run that kind of power mobile you will be dealing with all kinds of issues with the electronics in the that will trump any issues with the mount.
  19. w9cll

    1/2 wave Vs 5/8 wave vertical for DX?

    Everyone will have an opinion about what they use and like, as Beetle said the best way is to try and see for yourself. For myself a dipole has worked best for me. The downside of a dipole is you really won't want to use it for local comm.
  20. w9cll

    Vintage/classic stereo gear ?

    Bob Carver is still kicking