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Browning ping or squeal sound

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by darticus, Aug 19, 2012.

  1. darticus

    darticus Active Member

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    Browning ping or squeal sound
    Why are there two different sounds Browning mark 3 's made. I personally like the ping better. Is there a way to get a nice ping INSTEAD OF A SQUEAL? Thanks Ron


     

  2. Mudfoot

    Mudfoot Sr. Member

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    It's a defect that owners believe is cool.
     
  3. Turbo T

    Turbo T Certified CB Rambo

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    9C1Driver Sr. Member

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    Lol, yea that's what I want to add to all of my radio's. NOT. I could run that with the 1x4 Fatboy they sell that's "special built" so it's a high drive. (yup they told me that, a high drive 1x4)
     
  5. n0zna

    n0zna Digital master

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    all real Brownings have a sound...it was a defect from factory at first...and was there trade mark after the r27 s23...and my mk3b the more pwr you an,the longer the ping...i downt run pwr anymore,not since 1993 when i got my ham lic,and still have a mint all orginal 23 channel mk3b,and going to soon get a mk4a...73 de JW
     
  6. darticus

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    Thanks for the input. Ron

     
  7. design4

    design4 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    443 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Some people super-glued a fish hook on their D-104's. When it was done at just the right position when you keyed the mic it would hit the chassis of the mic and go "PING!".
     
  9. Turbo T

    Turbo T Certified CB Rambo

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    Maybe not, but at least it's more pleasing to the ear than a screech....or better yet, like what's in the video below:

    That sounds like pure shit.

    Someone here recently on CB when skip was rolling, had one of those going. :thumbdown:
     
  10. design4

    design4 W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    To each there own. Most of the people I talk to, that do not know it is me, think it is an eagle. Its whatever floats your boat. Its like Rock and Country music. Some like Rock. Some like Country. Some like both. Some like neither.
    I like both. Every body has there own opinion about things. That's what makes us human. Have a GREAT DAY, ALL:)
     
  11. TIN_CAN

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    Opinions are like @@sholes ................ Everyone has one! I would rather go the fish hook method myself!(y)
     
  12. The Mad Scientist

    The Mad Scientist W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    All that ping is, was a discharge of a screen cap in the Brownings. Many have tried to duplicate this sound with modules to no avail. I used to have the Browning mk4A and put two different values on a piece of perf board installed in the back of the radio on standoff's with a switch. One for a long ping and one for a short ping.
     
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    years ago we used large brass safety pins put on the head of a d104 bent just right where when you keyed it would flip the pin and ping. the brass ones made the best sound. 73s midnight special
     

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