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    01-17-2018, 08:43 PM
    Awesome find!! That will make tuning that antenna much much easier!! Sure did with mine. Donít forget to show some pics of the new home 20!!
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    01-17-2018, 08:41 PM
    Coming from being a cell site tech and installer, yes a proper ground system is key to a good station and a safe one. You have to do it properly is...
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    01-17-2018, 08:35 PM
    As for reinforcing it, all I added was heat shrink to all the joints. Donít think it really did a whole lot for beefing things up. But I donít know...
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    01-17-2018, 08:34 PM
    It has been lowered since last year Booty Monster. I took it down before the hurricane Matthew hit. Had intentions to put it back up but other...
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    01-11-2018, 08:52 PM
    222DBFL replied to a thread Setup problems in Technical Help
    You will need to go straight to the battery and do not use your power supply in the car as the cigarette light plug doesnít have the amperage needed...
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    01-10-2018, 08:32 PM
    222DBFL replied to a thread Setup problems in Technical Help
    Make sure the connector on the end of the coax is good. Next check the coax for any pinches or nicks in the coax. Also donít use the cigarette...
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    01-09-2018, 03:54 PM
    Welcome and hello from the other side of FL. The east coast central FL waving a hand and will say 73 and God Bless, from 222 Daytona Beach, FL.
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    01-08-2018, 02:30 PM
    222DBFL replied to a thread Shf 1749 in Amplifier discussion
    You might try here
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    12-31-2017, 08:20 PM
    222DBFL replied to a thread President texas in Mobile Antennas
    No worries. Enjoy. And Happy New Year as well. Hopefully 2018 will have some DX!!
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    12-31-2017, 12:34 PM
    222DBFL replied to a thread President texas in Mobile Antennas
    How tall is the van? It will most likely hit some things with it. But they work well. With a stocl uniden 980 doing about 8-10 Watts on SSB, I was...
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    12-28-2017, 03:47 PM
    222DBFL replied to a thread President texas in Mobile Antennas
    I am pretty sure it's a rebranded antenna. You would jejch better of with the Sirio 5000. They are a good antenna that has made many contacts...
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    12-25-2017, 12:37 PM
    222DBFL replied to a thread sigma 4 in Base Antennas
    I used heavy duty heat shrink on all of my joints. Donít know if it does much. But itís not heavy and seems to give the vertical whip some rigidity...
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    12-24-2017, 04:35 PM
    222DBFL replied to a thread sigma 4 in Base Antennas
    Yeah I would think that wooden dowels in all the joints would just add a lot of weight. Only way to truly make one more robust is to build it with...
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