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  1. Riverman71 replied to the thread horizontal vs sloped ground elements on a vertical ?.

    Let me guess. If 36' in the air, an R of 50, a flat SWR, 5.8 dbi gain, and a HOA nightmare. But you could always claim, "It's not an...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 2:53 AM
  2. Riverman71 liked Onelasttime's post in the thread Ultimate CB Base Station.

    Any SSB Cybernet chassis with uPD858 or 02A. A cheap Chi-Com electret mic, phantom power preamp, a discrete component home stereo eq,...

    Nov 22, 2017 at 2:41 AM
  3. Riverman71 liked Captain Kilowatt's post in the thread Twist-on PL259 Connectors.

    The FME connector and PL-259 adapter is excellent for use too 200 MHz and Amphenol makes one good to 2.4 Gigahertz.

    Nov 21, 2017 at 2:54 AM
  4. Riverman71 liked Tallman's post in the thread Twist-on PL259 Connectors.

    I like these for my low power jumpers that I use on the test bench. I like the boot on the back because it distributes the stress away...

    Nov 21, 2017 at 2:53 AM
  5. Riverman71 liked 338_MtRushmore's post in the thread Twist-on PL259 Connectors.

    The right size iron and silver plated connectors go a long way to a good finished product. Honestly... my first successful PL259 jumper...

    Nov 21, 2017 at 1:25 AM
  6. Riverman71 replied to the thread Twist-on PL259 Connectors.

    I have never soldered on a PL259 and been pleased with the finished product. Rather put my trust in a 12-year-old in a third world...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 11:33 PM
  7. Riverman71 replied to the thread Twist-on PL259 Connectors.

    Cool. That's what I was hoping to hear.

    Nov 20, 2017 at 11:27 PM
  8. Riverman71 posted a new thread.

    Twist-on PL259 Connectors

    Am considering using one of these for routing into my home as it will allow a smaller hole to be drilled. Are these type of connectors...

    Forum: CB and Export Equipment and Accessories

    Nov 20, 2017 at 10:16 PM
  9. Riverman71 replied to the thread horizontal vs sloped ground elements on a vertical ?.

    I have a 15' mast. Would love to put a Maco V58 on it but can't because of my steeply pitched roof. However, if I remove one of the...

    Nov 20, 2017 at 9:16 PM
  10. Riverman71 liked 2RT307's post in the thread Kenwood radios ?....

    Just read this whole thread from the beginning to present. I have gone through many changes in my rig line-up since the start of this...

    Nov 18, 2017 at 9:48 PM