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    Come to Oregon's coast, where the Sun's very...

    Come to Oregon's coast, where the Sun's very existence is in doubt due to all the rain and see how you sleep...LOL! Our state's joke about that is an UFO was spotted. It turned out to be the Sun. ...
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    Try these to wake people up so they smell the...

    Try these to wake people up so they smell the coffee, which will most likely be spilled after you hit them with these horns!
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    If it ain't broke, fix it until it is...LOL! ...

    If it ain't broke, fix it until it is...LOL!

    Rick
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    "...long ways to go and a short time to get...

    "...long ways to go and a short time to get there..." pretty much sums up life. Burt certainly made the most of his time here. Now we have no Pontiacs and no Burt Reynolds. Sad!

    Rick
  5. Thread: hidef tuner

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    Try pouring a million watts into an antenna...

    Try pouring a million watts into an antenna designed to handle 1000 watts. I promise the balance will change...LOL!

    Making antennas go "POOF" sounds like fun....

    Rick
  6. Thread: Cobra CB's

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    When a problem with the connection to my outdoor...

    When a problem with the connection to my outdoor dualband antenna failed, I used a magmount on top of an obsolete computer tower. It hit the repeaters I needed to use just fine! For 11m, once I...
  7. Thread: Moral dilemma.

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    That last line was really funny! Rick

    That last line was really funny!

    Rick
  8. Thread: Moral dilemma.

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    Latin is the start of what are now known as the...

    Latin is the start of what are now known as the Romance languages. Learn more about them here:

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Romance_languages

    Rick
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    Sorry to break the news to you 4-400 but Trump...

    Sorry to break the news to you 4-400 but Trump doesn't get into the uberfine details of agency budgets. For that matter neither did Obummer or Bush Lite. Congresscritters wind up looking over the...
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    I am guessing that was about 20 WPM. Clean fist....

    I am guessing that was about 20 WPM. Clean fist. At best I am good for 15 WPM receive and 13 send. It used to be the other way around...LOL! Must be getting old.

    Rick
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    34734 We are not as old as dirt but we are as...

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    We are not as old as dirt but we are as old as some concrete...LOL!

    Rick
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    Hanging out at a local radio station when I was a...

    Hanging out at a local radio station when I was a teen seemed like a fun thing to do back then. These days with so many stations being automated, the thrill is gone along with the "steam". My...
  13. Got to like that Hallicrafters Hurricane. Who...

    Got to like that Hallicrafters Hurricane. Who needs an amp? LOL!

    Rick
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    What is funny to me about your post is that I was...

    What is funny to me about your post is that I was randomly tuning around and dropped right into the chase scene last night. How's that for timing? LOL!

    Rick
  15. Wakey wakey, eggs and bakey Burnzy. The All...

    Wakey wakey, eggs and bakey Burnzy. The All Blacks is the name of NZ's rugby team. Google is your friend and all that jazz.

    Rick
  16. How are the All Blacks going to do this season...

    How are the All Blacks going to do this season after winning the world championship last year? We used to have a women's rugby team here on the Oregon south coast back in the late 70's. They like...
  17. Thread: connex saturn

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    How much to loosen the screw? Nothing if you do...

    How much to loosen the screw? Nothing if you do it yourself!

    Is this the jewel screw? I have no idea of the detailed semantics involving screws and meters. Just loosen the screw that appears to...
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    For meter sticking problems, loosen up the screw...

    For meter sticking problems, loosen up the screw in back of the meter a bit and see how that goes. It is how I fixed one on my Cobra 142 base station. That trick was learned on some radio forum...
  19. The funnier version I heard is "Give a man a fish...

    The funnier version I heard is "Give a man a fish and you'll feed him for a day but if you teach a man to use the Internet, he will leave you alone for a month!".

    That one always did crack me...
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    ...and every amp guaranteed to put out a full...

    ...and every amp guaranteed to put out a full gallon of ghost watts...LOL!

    Rick
  21. For so-called hocus-pocus, the Alpha works just...

    For so-called hocus-pocus, the Alpha works just fine. Used it on a Field Day and it did well on 20m, 40m and 80m with 50W PEP. Where the antenna will be deployed in a genuine emergency is on a...
  22. I have an Alpha EZ Military. It performs quite...

    I have an Alpha EZ Military. It performs quite well on the radio side. When facing high winds, it stays in place although I use three 5 pound ankle weights on the tripod to make sure it does. The...
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    Bringing on the Underverse one planet at a...

    Bringing on the Underverse one planet at a time...


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    California's distracted driving laws now fail to...

    California's distracted driving laws now fail to include exemptions for CB and amateur radio. That is so messed up. Then again it is California we are talking about.

    Rick
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    You can't fight city hall is the principle at...

    You can't fight city hall is the principle at work. This gadfly has become an irritant to the political order and is now getting squished via use of regulatory codes. Well, you can fight city hall...
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