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Finally got my Base Station up and Running!!

Discussion in 'Station & Mobile Pics' started by AmericanEagle575, Aug 15, 2020.

  1. AmericanEagle575

    AmericanEagle575 Sr. Member

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    Well good afternoon Friends, as you might remember in my last post,I was slowly starting to put together my base station,well there's been a change in radios,went from the Ranger 2950 to the brand New Uniden 980 and the receive is night and day from the Ranger , it's so much better on the Uniden!!



    IMG_20200815_152314303.jpg Finally got everything hooked up to the Antron 99 and I checked the Swr on 1 and 40 and they were 1.1 on channel 1 and 40 was 1.3, didn't have to adjust anything!! I spent 2 hours on the roof getting everything ready ( my dad was my spotter just in case) and everything is going well!! I usually hang out on 38 LSB listening and my numbers are 575!!! Hope all of my radio friends have a great day and God Bless you all!!!

    Steve
    AE # 575
     
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  2. L2

    L2 Well-Known Member

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    Nice station 575. Good dx today. Hope to catch you on the band.

    527 Meadowlands New Jersey
     
  3. Shadetree Mechanic

    Shadetree Mechanic 808 On The North Side of Dover

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    Looking good, those unidens are a great value that's for sure. I have the wireless MIC for mine and can sit at the bonfire out back and never miss out on the action. No backyard BBQ would be complete without one. I am usually on CH 20am, but I get up to 38lsb often, hope to talk to you.
    808 Central Delaware
    Chris
     
  4. S&W357

    S&W357 WDX-556 / 2NC556 $upporting Member

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    556 North Carolina will be listening for AE-575 Pennsylvania. (y)
     
  5. Eldorado828

    Eldorado828 8-2-8 Amarillo Tx Standing By

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    Nice work, glad you finally got it in the air. Conditions were good today, hope to hear on there as I'm also a 38lsb guy. 828 in the Lone star state and I'm standin by!
     
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  6. 357magnum

    357magnum Sr. Member

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    Looking Good ! AE 1183 in RI will be looking to make contact .But only chatted with another AE member since I joined almost 2 years ago . Good Luck ! (y):) Stay healthy & Safe ! 73 & God Bless ! Leo
     
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  7. G GOLLY WAlly

    G GOLLY WAlly WDX 719 / Waldo on AM

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    (y) Glad you're up and running, hope to have mine up and running next days off, barring any honey do projects. I already know I've got to paint the house and fill in and smooth the backyard where my above ground pool once stood.
     
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