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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

    Feb 17, 2016
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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!!!

    AE # 575
    orion, 2RT307, G GOLLY WAlly and 9 others like this.

  2. L2

    L2 Well-Known Member

    Mar 3, 2018
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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

    Oct 23, 2017
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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
  4. S&W357

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

    Aug 30, 2018
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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

    Feb 21, 2016
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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!
    G GOLLY WAlly and 357magnum like this.
  6. 357magnum

    357magnum Sr. Member

    Feb 25, 2014
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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

    Mar 4, 2018
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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.
    357magnum and AmericanEagle575 like this.

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