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    05-11-2018, 02:26 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Maco 200 in Amplifier discussions
    you can find them on ebay. I use a 30 amp unit I bought for about 45.00 a couple years ago. here is a link to a lot of different ones. make sure you...
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    05-11-2018, 04:49 AM
    sonoma replied to a thread Maco 200 in Amplifier discussions
    have you tried buying one for a different version? say such as a mega watt power supply.you could wire it up to run the amp. finding a direct...
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    05-07-2018, 09:00 AM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    I see them on ebay a lot. in fact about 1 month ago I bought one to replace my old spring. make sure the one you get is the 6 inch spring. some of...
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    05-07-2018, 08:58 AM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    agree that you need a 6 inch spring to lower the swr. the antenna was actually designed to run with a 6 inch spring for for a total of 108 inches. I...
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    05-05-2018, 05:26 AM
    sonoma replied to a thread Galaxy 959 in General Discussion
    :300 (134):did you post every thing you wanted to say?
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    05-02-2018, 08:18 AM
    sonoma replied to a thread General lee in Radios
    not sure what antenna you are using now but most antennas are not able to move that far down into the band you are trying to go to. most will just...
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    04-26-2018, 03:59 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    good job getting it down to a good reading.
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    04-26-2018, 09:29 AM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    good idea Booty Monster.I have ran out of ideas to get info on this setup. he said he had continuity on the connector then said he did not have it....
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    04-25-2018, 07:19 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    you just told me you had continuity in your post just before my last one. here is what you said. Yes I have continuity
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    04-25-2018, 06:15 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    if you have continuity between the top and bottom portion of the antenna connector it is shorted and will never drop any lower. it should show as a...
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    04-25-2018, 04:52 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    if you have continuity between the top of the stud to the bottom of the stud you are shorted some where and this will give you high swr. it should...
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    04-25-2018, 04:34 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    the picture finally came up. that looks right the way it is mounted. what antenna are you using when the swr is high.
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    04-25-2018, 04:22 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    take you ohm meter and touch the bottom of the antenna bracket and the top of the antenna bracket and see if you have continuity between the top and...
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    04-25-2018, 03:55 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    well I can not see the picture for some reason. my addblocker keeps killing the picture. never had that before
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    04-25-2018, 02:32 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    you can use something like photo bucket or one of the other free services to load the picture to then it will have a link attached to it that you...
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    04-24-2018, 11:22 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    can you take a picture of the mount? it needs to be a close up so I can see the mount to verify it is right.
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    04-24-2018, 04:32 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    did you make sure the antenna is making a good ground on the lower portion? and make sure the upper portion of the antenna is not making a ground...
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    04-24-2018, 03:00 PM
    sonoma replied to a thread Swr help in Technical Help
    unhook the coax and check it with a ohm meter to see if the ground is shorted to the center pin. make sure you have the antenna mounted properly so...
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    04-21-2018, 09:48 AM
    very interesting read Booty Monster.the past few years I have not heard any thing in my area about FCC actions. 5 years ago or maybe longer when FCC...
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