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Old 06-08-2018, 8:44 PM
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Skip seemed to be kicking pretty good just now, 38L. Was listening to 725 (Boise?), 301 (Edwards AFB area), 1060, 1465, 426 (Idaho?), and a few others. I tried to call out, but my transmitter may be cooked.

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Ch19 was kicking pretty good, the other day. "Southern California," in Mojave, was calling out. "Sidewinder" was having a good time with it, too.
Found out this morning that my transmitter is NOT cooked. Talked with MegaVolt(?) on CH19 for a while. (Ave K & 20th St W, out to about the state prison, c. 4.2 miles)
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Old 06-09-2018, 10:06 AM
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I’d figured mine was down on power for some reason, then I adjusted my power knob correctly again and got back out like I had been before. Seems my brother turned it down when he borrowed my truck and I just never noticed since I don’t has a meter in the mobile full time. Caught 76 out of VA yesterday evening. Mad Dog out of Bama was having audio difficulties it sounded like, 420 in Jersey owes me a new needle for my radio tho, he bent it back down here yesterday.
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Old 06-10-2018, 8:39 AM
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QUOTE: "I don't really even like skip, nor do I like the "Superbowl" channel. I try to filter both out through gain. Anyone else? I guess i'm weird like that."


Well, I'm weird like that too in not liking skip. It does nothing for me, but it does something "to" me: it blocks out local on-the-road communications that I use the CB for.
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Old 06-10-2018, 11:43 AM
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Got some noise going again today. Hearing some activity on the Super Bowl Channel. Also heard what I believe was Wisconsin channel 38 lower sideband.
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Old 06-10-2018, 12:23 PM
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I skipped from wv down to Florida on 19 on am today.
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yeah, skip on 6,10 and 11 meters outstanding today. Not much shift in it either, I listened to the same people off and on nearly all day. Here in NC I heard stations in FL, AL, TX, LA, AL, IN, IL, MI, WI, ME
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