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  1. fdnyfish


    I am trying to avoid installing another NMO mount in my vehicle for my scanner. I currently have a dual band antenna for my ham radio on my NMO Mount. I was wondering if anyone has tried using a MFJ-1708SDR for their scanner. https://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-1708SDR
  2. snerd

    MFJ Long Ranger

    Lol! Just got my BCD436HP this morning. Fiddled with it for awhile, hearing a few local agencies. I had my 2-meter HT sitting here, decided to pull the MFJ-1714S Long Ranger off it and once I put it on the scanner, holy crap! I was hearing stuff from towns 50 miles away! It's a half-wave on...
  3. JamesPrine

    Frequency Counter for MFJ transceivers

    I love my venerable MFJ-9420 except for the analog dial frequency readout, which is far from accurate. Does anyone make a decent frequency counter/digital display for these little radios? I can cobble something together, true, but I'd rather have something more polished and professional...
  4. ZigZag747

    MFJ 9410 TX issue w/ pic of possible problem.

    Just purchased a MFJ 9410 for a little portable DXing...Packed it up with the MFJ 971 tuner and MFJ 2210 hamstick dipole on a 16' extendable painters pole and headed to the ocean...10m was booming, Rx was amazing, pulling in signals from UK and S. America...Once I figured out the pile-up wasn't...
  5. J

    Antenna Tuner Question

    Does anyone have any good recommendations on a good tuner for random wire antennas on HF band? I am receiving only shortwave broadcasts and wondering if a tuner would give me a decent signal over what I have now. Any suggestions or info would be great. Thanks