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Poll for CB radio Operators

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by AudioShockwav, Oct 3, 2015.

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How much power are you running on Base station operation only, not mobile.

Poll closed Nov 2, 2015.
  1. 4 to 50 watts

    32 vote(s)
    46.4%
  2. 50 to 100 watts

    10 vote(s)
    14.5%
  3. 100 to 250 watts

    11 vote(s)
    15.9%
  4. 250 to 500 watts

    7 vote(s)
    10.1%
  5. 500 to 1KW

    5 vote(s)
    7.2%
  6. 1 KW plus

    4 vote(s)
    5.8%
  1. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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    This question is for CB operators ( or 11 meters if you prefer ) running base stations.
    Please exclude mobile ops.


     

  2. space cowboy

    space cowboy Quack Quack

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    I plead a fifth.
     
  3. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    200 milliwatts it is then. :ROFLMAO:
     
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  4. DJboutit

    DJboutit Active Member

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    Currently 7w am 12w ssb
    In the near future I hope to be running 500w to 575w
     
  5. AL567

    AL567 Well-Known Member

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    1.5 watts AM
    10 watts PEP SSB

    1.5 watts gets the job done nicely. ;)
     
  6. space cowboy

    space cowboy Quack Quack

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    (y) nicely done, wrong scale, but still.

    the majority of the time it's simply the 4W-12W range.
     
  7. undertaker

    undertaker Undertaker

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    look like the 500 to 1000 and over are just dick extenders!!!:ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO::D
     
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  8. fourstringburn

    fourstringburn W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member K5KNM

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    and after you poll, you will be turned in to Uncle Charlie!
     
  9. ExitThirteen

    ExitThirteen Grumpy and Cranky

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    2W swinging 13W or so on AM.
    32-35W PEP on SSB out of the President Madison with the MRF477 final installed.

    ~Cheers~
     
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  10. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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    Bullshit.
    The Poll is not even set up to show who voted what.
    73
    Jeff
     
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  11. Atlasta

    Atlasta Well-Known Member

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    This poll question could have been better worded as:

    How much power are you capable of running out of the base?

    Or perhaps: What is your maximum output potential?

    As it's currently worded the question implies as to how much power the operator runs consistently.

    On a good day I can make about 650-700 out of my station. However I don't run that level of power all the time as it's not necessary to do so. Most of the time I run stock, which on my old 135 Cobra is about 4w AM, 12w PEP sideband.

    Sorry to get pedantic about the use of language.
     
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  12. Road Squawker

    Road Squawker Sr. Member

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    Well now, I see we have shifted from RF to ERP:sleep:
     
  13. BammBamm

    BammBamm Chicago's mudduck.....173 on the southside.

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    I'm capable of around 550-575 but usually use just the radio (Magnum 257hp @ mid power 25-30 watts)
     
  14. vkrules

    vkrules Sr. Member

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    power in erp would be a better idea(antenna and power)
     
  15. jessejamesdallas

    jessejamesdallas Sr. Member

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    I run all I can get, before the power company cut's my lights off for causing brown-out's,
     

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