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reading a bird 43 meter

Discussion in 'CB and Export Equipment and Accessories' started by Number15, Mar 21, 2006.

  1. Number15

    Number15 Active Member

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    Can someone help me? how do u read a bird meter i have a 5000 k slug what scale do i use?


     

  2. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    Use the middle scale that goes to 50.Multiply the meter reading by 100 when using the 5K slug. Bird slugs come in common multiplies of 1,2.5,and 5.Just use the appropriate scale and multiply according. A 250 watt slug would use the 25 scale and multiply by 10. A 25K slug would use the same scale but multiply by 1000.You get the picture. ;)
     
  3. Number15

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    bird meter

    Thanks for the info, 73s.
     
  4. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    Easy to see how it could be a mistake. Someone who has never used a bird before probably isn't expecting their 4 pill to only do 400 watts. So they are thinking they are on the wrong scale.

    Josh
     
  6. Beetle

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    More and more, it seems that folks are doing things exactly backwards. Buy it first, and then figure out what it is and how to use it.
     
  7. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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  9. DTB Radio

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    Isn't that what boat anchors at hamfests are all about?
     
  10. funbiz99

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    your right if his 4pill is only doing 400rms he needs to get it serviced
     
  11. Number15

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    Well im not using a four pill??? why would some of u say that?? 16 to be exact
     
  12. hotrod

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    wow now iu can see why ya got the 5kw slug.i was also thinking bout getting this meter aswell
     
  13. KC2OST

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    Bird is the best of the best!
     
  14. lords

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    Well reviews all over the net say bird meters are not #1 there #2
    compared to Coaxial Dynamics which is the best ;)
    3% off is a lot better then 5% off :LOL:
     
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    Manufature's claims and acutal performance after years in the field, are a horse of a different color. I'll stick with my 20 year old Bird, thanks.

    Rich
     

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