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Really bad luck with alignments, or...?

Discussion in 'General CB Services Discussion' started by buickid, Mar 6, 2013.

  1. buickid

    buickid Active Member

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    Will do! You guys are a fantastic help!


     
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  2. buickid

    buickid Active Member

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    Hey there guys, a follow up as promised. I purchased an old Sencore frequency counter on eBay and did a frequency alignment as best I could without an o-scope. Didn't touch anything but frequency adjustments. Seems like I'm spot on now. My buddy says I'm nearly 12 o'clock on his dial, and he has an unlocked clarifier, and I dial him in just a smidge off 12 o'clock as well. DX rolls in around the same position, so I think I'm in business!

    Got a shortwave radio, gotta do an alignment on my FC too...
    If only I could get this SG1144/U working, I'd be a step closer to having a nice compliment of equipment. :unsure:

    Thanks again for the advice! :w00t:
     
  3. Lil'Yeshua

    Lil'Yeshua .......

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    My 959 is a smigion off of center on the clarifier when I got mine back from DTB but I'm not sending mine back for that. Once it warms up it's pretty close to center. I now save it for am on 27.285 and use the 8900 for SSB.
     
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  4. Mudfoot

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    Is your clarifier unlocked?
     
  5. Lil'Yeshua

    Lil'Yeshua .......

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    Yep
     
  6. 2RT307

    2RT307 Sr. Member

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    I can align that easily. Remove the clarifier knob, and center it at 12:00 when you re-install it. Voila!

    73,
    RT307
     
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  7. Lil'Yeshua

    Lil'Yeshua .......

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    Yeah,right. I wish it had a clarifier like the 2100 I once had. I could slide between channels. The fun part was going into a Radio Shack store that had a scanner that was plugged up and turned on being on display. I'd tune the scanner to a channel I had on my 2100 and sit out in the car in front of the store and wait til someone walked up to the scanner. Loads of fun.
     
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  8. buickid

    buickid Active Member

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    Seems we've slid again... This is annoying. Perhaps time to call Galaxy? Gonna try get my 949 running right before I send it in so I'm not radio-less...
     

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