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Forum: Scanner / Receiver Antennas 05-21-2013, 2:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By rico47635
Hmmmm. No suggestions yet?

Hmmmm. No suggestions yet?
Forum: Scanner / Receiver Antennas 05-20-2013, 4:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By rico47635
I don't remember the exact model number, but I...

I don't remember the exact model number, but I think it's this one.

Outdoor VHF-Hi/UHF Scanner Antenna : Scanner Antennas | RadioShack.com...
Forum: Scanner / Receiver Antennas 05-20-2013, 3:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 680
Posted By rico47635
Which one?

Right now I am using a Radio Shack scanner antenna I picked up for around $30 or so. It is mounted to my tower at 30'. I mainly listen to analog PD/Fire and aircraft. I've been looking at my...
Forum: Aircraft Monitoring Forum 05-20-2013, 1:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By rico47635
Well, that didn't take long. It turns out the...

Well, that didn't take long. It turns out the three airports each show less than ten frequencies. So, I put them all in one bank in three separate groups of numbers. I doubt I will hear much this...
Forum: Aircraft Monitoring Forum 05-20-2013, 1:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By rico47635
Yeah, I'm kinda jealous of you guys that live...

Yeah, I'm kinda jealous of you guys that live close to larger metropolitan areas. I live about 35 miles east of Evansville, IN. There are three airports around here I would consider local, but the...
Forum: Aircraft Monitoring Forum 05-19-2013, 10:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By rico47635
Ok. So, you looked up the frequencies for your...

Ok. So, you looked up the frequencies for your area and then put them into your scanner in the way you wanted them organized? Do you just leave out all the air to ground stuff that isn't connected...
Forum: Aircraft Monitoring Forum 05-19-2013, 6:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 978
Posted By rico47635
Sorting it all out

Listening to aircraft traffic is something I've enjoyed doing for the last year or so. I set my Uniden BC898T to do a scan between x and y frequencies, told it to store anything it found, and I have...
Forum: Pictures Of Your Shack/Mobile Setup 01-30-2012, 6:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,978
Posted By rico47635
One suggestion. Lose the stereo speaker and get...

One suggestion. Lose the stereo speaker and get yourself something that is designed for radios that only receive voices. The frequency response on music speakers is very wide. Because of that, you...
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 01-15-2012, 8:36 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,738
Posted By rico47635
You'll regret getting rid of that 940S once you...

You'll regret getting rid of that 940S once you get some knowledge under your belt and realize what a good radio it is. What I suggest you do is get rid of the HTX-100 and use the money towards...
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 01-15-2012, 8:21 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,644
Posted By rico47635
If you are familiar with Echolink and IRLP then...

If you are familiar with Echolink and IRLP then you are familiar with Allstar. It's just another radio/VOIP program.
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 01-15-2012, 8:16 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,844
Posted By rico47635
I've used it, and it works well. What I used it...

I've used it, and it works well. What I used it for was to create my own cross band repeater with a scanner and a 2 meter radio. I used the scanner on 440 for receiving the transmissions from my...
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 01-08-2012, 8:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,792
Posted By rico47635
I say go ahead and program the 446.000 frequency...

I say go ahead and program the 446.000 frequency into your radio, but don't be surprised if you never hear anything on it.
Forum: Amateur Radio Antennas 01-07-2012, 3:54 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 10,284
Posted By rico47635
Define "works pretty good".

Define "works pretty good".
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 01-01-2012, 4:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By rico47635
Well, that didn't take long. LOL! Here it is ...

Well, that didn't take long. LOL! Here it is DV Access Point Dongle (http://dvapdongle.com/DV_Access_Point_Dongle/Home.html)
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 01-01-2012, 4:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By rico47635
I cannot remember what it's called, but the...

I cannot remember what it's called, but the company that make the DVDongle also makes a similar device you can use with your radio and computer. With it you can connect to repeaters that do connect...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 12-29-2011, 9:01 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 31,525
Posted By rico47635
Good deal. This is a good place to start ...

Good deal. This is a good place to start American Radio Relay League | ARRL - The national association for AMATEUR RADIO (http://www.arrl.org) There is lots of good information on ham radio on...
Forum: Digital Voice for Amateur Use 12-29-2011, 9:07 AM
Replies: 150
Views: 35,136
Posted By rico47635
I agree. The way these companies are...

I agree. The way these companies are implementing it, we're gonna end up with D* only repeaters and radios, along with Yaesu only repeaters and radios. Hams aren't going to support that type of set...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 12-29-2011, 8:37 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,176
Posted By rico47635
I prefer GRE scanners to Uniden scanners. The...

I prefer GRE scanners to Uniden scanners. The audio from GRE scanners just sounds better to me. But, that is just me.
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 12-29-2011, 8:33 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 31,525
Posted By rico47635
Yeah, the rules can be confusing to someone who...

Yeah, the rules can be confusing to someone who is either new to ham radio or commercial radio. I look at it as if it's is a one way street. It's perfectly fine for hams to use commercial radios on...
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 12-21-2011, 9:19 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,704
Posted By rico47635
Ha! That's great that you discovered Echolink on...

Ha! That's great that you discovered Echolink on your own, seeing as how that is what I was going to suggest. Glad it's working out well for you.
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 12-21-2011, 8:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 5,391
Posted By rico47635
I know that some of these radios can be expensive...

I know that some of these radios can be expensive and have more features than you think you will need. However, it's always a good idea to buy a radio you can grow into rather than getting the most...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 12-20-2011, 9:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By rico47635
I checked on the Win500 software, but I haven't...

I checked on the Win500 software, but I haven't decided whether I will go with it or go the old fashioned way and program the thing myself. I am on vacation until after the 1st of the year, so I...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 12-20-2011, 9:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By rico47635
Well, let me put it to you this way. When I...

Well, let me put it to you this way. When I first started looking into a digital scanner, they were over $500. The price eventually came down to $400, but it's been a years long wait. When I saw...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 12-20-2011, 9:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,108
Posted By rico47635
Well, ain't dis a blip? The FedEx driver left...

Well, ain't dis a blip? The FedEx driver left one of those notices on the door. I know good and well that he DID NOT knock on my door. We have a 7 month old dog that goes absolutely nuts any time...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 12-20-2011, 9:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,818
Posted By rico47635
Oh, excuse me. You have to "follow a...

Oh, excuse me. You have to "follow a hierarchical tree structure for selecting state, county, municipality and agency". It's obvious that you missed the point I was making. If you can't see how...
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