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    Stryker Modification

    Hello all. I want to know if it would be possible to add usb/lsb to a Stryker 497 hp. I like the big round meter and the general look of this radio and if my enquiry is at all possible. Is conversion to 11 meters possible too? I know about the Stryker 955 but its just too square looking and it...
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    More Curiosity

    Good morning folks, its 00:28 hrs as of this posting. Got another question. At the moment I'm listening on 28.295.00 on USB and there is a Morse pattern active on the frequency. I don't know any of the code but from listening to it it seems to be a repetitive pattern. Its signal strength rises...
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    Mars Mod

    Two Questions Please 1 What is a Mars Mod? 2 Is it a frequency expansion?
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    Sirio Starduster M-400

    Hi does anyone use the Sirio Starduster M-400 Antenna? Is it a good performer for local contacts or is it more of a DX type of Antenna?By local I mean in the range of say between 5 to 50 miles or so, of course depending on if conditions are clear enough and noise levels are not wiping out TX/RX...
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    Magnum S series

    WTB A working Magnum S9 or an S980 or an S175 if anyone has one for sale please. Barefootindian
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    Bump??

    What does BUMP mean? I read it in the swapshop section and would like to know please??
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    AMPLIFIER CONVERSION???

    I HAVE A BASS GUITAR AMPLIFIER AND I WAS LOOKING INSIDE OF IT AND THINKING IF IT COULD BE CONVERTED INTO A CB AMPLIFIER??? IS IT A MAD IDEA OR WOULD IT INDEED BE POSSIBLE. WOULD THERE BE TOO MUCH WORK TO BE DONE TO IT. THE QUESTION JUST CROSSED MY MIND AND I WAS WONDERING IF ANYBODY ELSE HAD...
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    Clarifier Question

    Hi I recently purchased a SS 3900 EFT which is the same as the Ranger 158-EDX according to what I've heard. I was working a local station about fifteen miles from me on ssb and at one point the station I was talking to said that I was off frequency. I tried to get back on frequency and I used...
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    HY-GAIN SPT 500 PENETRATOR TUNING

    How is the SWR on a Hy-gain SPT 500 reached. Is it a difficult antenna to tune. Does it need to be mounted above 20 feet to function properly. Would it be a good antenna to purchase?? Thanks folks.
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    Stryker SR955 HP Views so far??

    Hi Ya'll Does anybody know anyone who has got the above radio. How is it for SSB stabilaty, any known drift issues. Any issuses at all. Does it have to be peaked and tuned or is this done at the factory? The beeps dont bother me as they can be turned off. What I'm looking for is what are people...
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    Ad in swapshop???

    Hi All I saw a for sale ad in the swapshop and it uses the acroynm ''OBO''. What does this mean please???. Thank-you.:unsure:
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    YETICOMM HURACAN

    Does anybody know any owners of the Yeticomm Huracan? How does it perform and have there been any known issues with them? Is it on a par with the Magnum s9? Can anybody point me to any user reviews? They are getting ready to release the Mk ii version and I was wondering how the Mk i version...
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    Is this Dangerous???

    Hi Folks, so... if I had a radio with a built in amp and dedided to run it through a seperate amp would it be dangerous?? Say for example the Omegaforce ran through to a KL 400 ran through to an antenna.Obviously everything would be turned down low going to the amp but would the amp Blow or...
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    Painted Antenna

    Hi can anyone tell me if I paint a Sirio Gainmaster, would it make any difference to the tx/rx of the antenna. I wish to do this so that it blends in with the surrounding landscape. Thanks Folks
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    New purchase maybe

    Hi folks, I'm thinking of getting the a Magnum S45HP shortly. When I read Magnums PDF download for the expanded mode, it refers to pressing the CALL button to activate certain functions. Now Please excuse my ignorance on this one, but does that mean that I should Key the mike (press the call...
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    Chrome Covers

    Hi does anybody know if a set of clear chrome covers (like a glass mirror) can be bought that would fit the Anytone 5555 and that could be shipped to me here in Ireland? I've tried over here and nobody seems to make them or knows a supplier who stocks them. Thanks in advance
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    skypper antenna

    Has anybody bought a skypper antenna from a guy in Italy called Alex and if so What was the wait time for arrival of the antenna from him.Thanks in advance.
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    2pill 4pill etc etc

    Hi all, What wattage is a 2pill amp. Over here on this side of the pond linear amps are generally referred to in Watts or Whiskies and multiples thereof, whereas on your side of the pond its generally refered to as 2pill 4pill 6pill etc etc...... What does it all mean? Thanks folks.
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    2pill 4pill etc etc

    I saw some linear amps on y t and they were classed as 1-2-4-8 pill.What power does a 4-pill amplifier put out. Is it hundreds or thousands of watts?
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    Mike Wiring

    Hi all, I'm considering a change of mike from the stock mike on the Anytone 5555 and as it has a live wire I dont know which mike I should get in its place. There's no urgency, it's just that I find it to be too small for comfort. I'd prefare a bigger chunkier one that I can get a good grip on...