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Forum: New User / Getting Started Forum Today, 5:18 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,251
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
It is like claiming a car will get 100 mpg when...

It is like claiming a car will get 100 mpg when coasting downhill. My big V8 Ford will easilybget 50 mpg when I coast. But 12 mpg is more real.

I am tempted to buy a bunch of these radios at...
Forum: New User / Getting Started Forum Today, 3:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,251
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
I know that Uniden is only marketing in the same...

I know that Uniden is only marketing in the same way as Motorola and Midland but it is indeed very deceptive and I am surprised the FCC and FTC haven't taken a position on this. It would be far more...
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion Today, 9:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,841
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
When I lived in Chicago, one year, shortly after...

When I lived in Chicago, one year, shortly after I plugged in my Christmas tree lights, I started hearing a hams SSB transmissions through my stereo. Unplugging the lights the interference stopped....
Forum: CB Radio Forum Yesterday, 2:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
I looked into it because I found that some of...

I looked into it because I found that some of those amps had a nifty preamplifier, but it has no bandpass filter which is just stupid. So you can buy a high power bandpass filter and improve the...
Forum: Everything else Yesterday, 2:15 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
The bigger problem with these planned communities...

The bigger problem with these planned communities is that they eat into the rural fabric of many communities. My little town has grown exponentially in 4 years because suddenly developers have been...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 08-16-2018, 2:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 976
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
It would be +$75 in my case, Just today I...

It would be +$75 in my case,

Just today I was following a personal pick up truck with what appeared to be an NMO-27B on top. I was very pleased!



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Forum: Everything else 08-16-2018, 2:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 352
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
I can see the practical sense of an HOA or Condo...

I can see the practical sense of an HOA or Condo board in a multiunit building. My folks lived in such a place, very well run.

But for single family residences you are throwing away your rights...
Forum: CB Radio Forum 08-14-2018, 4:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
The Fire stick no groundplane has always been...

The Fire stick no groundplane has always been hokey in my opinion. The feedline "match" arrangement is subject to so many variables that maintain decent VSWR is going to be a hassle. Using two...
Forum: CB Radio Forum 08-14-2018, 9:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
The cable is acting as a counterpoise. He would...

The cable is acting as a counterpoise. He would be better off with a ground plane antenna instead.

He could buy TWO firestick whips by themselves and mount then as a center fed dipole with...
Forum: CB Radio Forum 08-13-2018, 8:42 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 431
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
In my opinion it is a bad solution. RF current...

In my opinion it is a bad solution. RF current flows on the coax all the way to the transceiver. Maintaining VSWR is tricky. It can only create problems for nearby equipment. Also it can pick up...
Forum: CB Radio Forum 08-13-2018, 4:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 919
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
There are a couple companies selling nice 27 MHz...

There are a couple companies selling nice 27 MHz bandpass filters that would compliment the KL203P in both transmit amp and receiver preamp modes. It would suppress harmonics and prevent your...
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 08-12-2018, 10:12 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,770
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
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Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 08-12-2018, 9:56 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,770
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
By Florida law the CC&Rs must be furnished....

By Florida law the CC&Rs must be furnished. Problem is the timing. You need to read those before making an offer. Having them at closing is useless. Demand them before tendering any offer. Don't...
Forum: Receive Antennas (below 30MHz) 08-11-2018, 10:19 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,211
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
Have you watched the TV series "The...

Have you watched the TV series "The Terror"?
Forum: Amateur Radio General Discussion 08-11-2018, 10:09 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 4,770
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
If one finds themselves in an HOA community,...

If one finds themselves in an HOA community, don't despair immediately. READ THE DOCUMENTS!

1) In some instances the HOA may have dissolved through inattentiveness by the HOA meeting state...
Forum: Amateur Radio Equipment 08-11-2018, 9:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,544
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
There used to be a whole industry around MARS/CAP...

There used to be a whole industry around MARS/CAP modifications. I recall a guy attended every hamfest with a big white cardboard sign listing the radios and doing the mods as you waited.

He is...
Forum: Budget and Entry Level Transceivers 08-11-2018, 1:35 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,900
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
The UHF band will no longer include T band 470 to...

The UHF band will no longer include T band 470 to 512 MHz. Those existing users will be displaced by TV whitespace auctions.

GMRS is like a messy makeshift playground surrounded by urban sprawl. ...
Forum: Broadcastify / Live Audio Listener Support 08-11-2018, 10:45 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,478
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
Could it be that you have routine listeners who...

Could it be that you have routine listeners who have book marked your feed, upon hearing about activity at seatac, went to your feed briefly and then switched to seatac? Of course this same pattern...
Forum: Budget and Entry Level Transceivers 08-11-2018, 9:58 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,900
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
I agree entirely. It gets me pissed when folks...

I agree entirely. It gets me pissed when folks try to argue against getting a GMRS license because it only sets the stage for GMRS to be erased entirely and the band handed over to commercial...
Forum: Uniden Tech Support 08-11-2018, 9:08 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 25,582
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
It's the new Kim Kardashian option. Sent...

It's the new Kim Kardashian option.

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Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 08-10-2018, 1:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
It's the next fad, the "Internet of Things"....

It's the next fad, the "Internet of Things". There are narrowband and wideband technologies being developed by Qualcomm. I don't think 800 MHz SMR band is a good spot for this because of scarcity of...
Forum: Virginia Radio Discussion Forum 08-10-2018, 1:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 832
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
It is common for scams to use p.o. boxes in...

It is common for scams to use p.o. boxes in commercial UPS stores in strip malls. The address looks legit until you use Google streets and see the storefront.

That a dentist got roped in is not...
Forum: Budget and Entry Level Transceivers 08-10-2018, 12:56 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 5,900
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
Does this weak enforcement by FCC smell of...

Does this weak enforcement by FCC smell of political intervention?

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Forum: General Scanning Discussion 08-09-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
Does the Pro-2035 have an IF or LO frequency...

Does the Pro-2035 have an IF or LO frequency shift option? Try engaging it.

If you know the frequencies the Pro-2035 and the WS1065 are receiving at the moment of the problem, and if you know the...
Forum: General Scanning Discussion 08-08-2018, 2:45 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,090
Posted By RFI-EMI-GUY
If it is LO interference, it is weird that it...

If it is LO interference, it is weird that it would affect a particular TG on a trunked system. If it happened randomly as the TG were assigned a specific trunk frequency I could understand it. Is...
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