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PostPosted: Tue Dec 14, 2010 4:33 pm 
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My Grid : DN18ct
License: General Class
Equipment: 1 hand held 2-meter
1 hand held submersible Yaesu VX-8R 2 meter & 6 meter & 440
2 mobile 2-meter rigs + 1 mobile 2m/440 combo that will only receive on 440 but T/R on 2m.
assorted boat anchor HF rigs (Heath kit and Swan (not functional right now)). Main HF rig is Kenwood 160,80,40,20,15,10m
I also have an older 800w linear amp (80-10m) that I haven't tried yet.
Antenna is longwire cut for 1/2wave at 160meters
Also have a low power HF mobile rig.

Most of this stuff is not currently hooked up and we have been moving into our bugout location. ..

O, also have a linear amp (100w ?) for my CB (ONLY FOR USE UNDER EMERGENCY CONDITIONS) (also not hooked up) and several FRS handhelds
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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 4:43 pm 
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Location: Vermont Mountains
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HF to 440 capabilities, mobile & base

4824942 N
18 655823E

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PostPosted: Tue Feb 01, 2011 8:44 pm 
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Joined: Thu Jul 31, 2008 12:52 am
Posts: 303
Location: In a random shadow
Grid FN10

160m-70cm mobile & base,
winlink2k, RTTY
680 AH battery backup, solar cell and generator
Assistant County EC

CB mobile, portable and base

Extra Class

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EMT-B, Firefighter II, Hazmat Technician / Specialist, Extra class Amateur radio operator, electricians and plumbers apprentice...and many other things to keep me busy


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:50 am 
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Joined: Thu Mar 31, 2011 3:36 am
Posts: 20
Location: Bunker in NE OK
Grid:EM17iq
Class: General ( Working on Upgrade to extra)

Equipment: HT, Mobile and base.
Base is Icom-718
HT is a VX-8R
Mobile is an FT-8900R
This gives me an HF only base and 6m-70CM portable and mobile.


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 31, 2011 8:47 pm 
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KE5ITM - general class
live here in Texas at
30.0085542, -97.1594321
Travel /work all over the US and Canada.
Yaesu VX-7R handheld with car antenna mount.
working on getting my extra class, and want to get some
mobile HF going.
Member of Bastrop County (TX) ARES/RACES


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PostPosted: Mon Apr 18, 2011 5:38 am 
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Posts: 67
Location: Malaysia
Desperately trying to set up a station here in Malaysia so I thought I'd stick my details down anyway, at least you can have a record since it *will* be set up someday! Here goes:

Grid: Since my station is not set up, I will give you the grid for my city: 3°8′51″N 101°41′36″E

Interest: everything ;-) But really I'd like to set up a proper fixed station and use it to help coordinate disaster efforts such as floods around the area as the communication systems out in the countryside are terrible.

License: None, the licensing agency does not respond to email etc but many stations still operate and I should be able to get a full class A license in the near future via them. Worst case scenario is getting a license in another country and transferring it.

Equipment: Looking to get a proper base station and antenna but it will not be operational for at least 8 months when I move house (stuck on the ground floor of a condo biulding right now). If someone could help with equipment that would be great, I have some idea of what I am doing.

Please do contact me for more details, I'd be very interested in setting up over here and since it'c going to happen anyway, may as well incorporated ZS into it and make full use of your experience.


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PostPosted: Fri May 27, 2011 2:43 pm 
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Joined: Thu May 12, 2011 12:40 pm
Posts: 49
Location: Lower Alabama (NW Florida...)
Your latitude and longitude: +30.4,-086.6

Your particular interest: Pursuing a ham license.

Your equipment situation: I currently do not own any equipment. I would buy a handheld first, then maybe a mobile radio.


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PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 4:02 pm 
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Joined: Thu Jun 02, 2011 11:54 pm
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Location: Port Orange, FL
LAT: 29* 6' 59.9184''
Long: -81* 1' 27.7062''

Interests and Equipment: vhf, uhf, hf, air band, cb, and ham

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 12:38 am 
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Location: East Central Iowa
tank148 wrote:
i thought ahead i have a powerful portable CB/ham setup in a metal brief case. it runs on all CB channels plus across most of the ham frequency's too


That's quite the radio if you can get it to RX and TX from 1800KHz to 10.50GHz...

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Paramedics must have been pissed! trying to lift that guy onto the gurney with his massive brass stones weighing everything down.

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engagement ring.... is that a MOLLE accessory?


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PostPosted: Sat Jun 18, 2011 12:43 am 
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Location: East Central Iowa
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East Central Iowa. 41.9034, 92.0787

2m, 10m, 11m mobile, 2m/70cm portable. Am hoping to set up some base rigs in the future for both bands. I'm alos interested in APRS, but haven't delved in yet.

Equipment - IcomV8000 2m, Magnum 257HP 10m, Uniden Grant LT 11m, wouxun kg-uv2d dual band handheld

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BobtheBreaker wrote:
Paramedics must have been pissed! trying to lift that guy onto the gurney with his massive brass stones weighing everything down.

Heks wrote:
engagement ring.... is that a MOLLE accessory?


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PostPosted: Wed Jul 06, 2011 12:41 pm 
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(32.59, -96.85) DeSoto, TX

Tech Class Ham, but will be taking my General and maybe Extra exams over the weekend.

I've got 2M and 70cm radios, at the moment (plus FRS, CB, etc.)

RecycledElectrons

P.S. I'm sorry to bring this up, but I seem to recall that repeaters on CB or FRS frequencies are illegal under 47CFR (FCC Regs) Part 97.


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PostPosted: Thu Jul 07, 2011 6:15 am 
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Joined: Thu May 03, 2007 8:35 pm
Posts: 757
Location: Manhattan NY
Location;NYC
Latitude: 40.73
Longitude : -73.99

License: Technician Class

Equipment: Yaesu VX-7R

looking to get a CB and a Ham radio for my car
Talking with Co-op board to allow me to put an antenna on roof of the high-rise i live in


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PostPosted: Mon Jul 18, 2011 10:58 pm 
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Location: Southern Illinois
Latitude: 38.1
Longitude : -89.9
License: Technician Class
Callsign: KC9TPB
I'm not currently up and running. I have a Yaesu 2M mobile that I am going to set up as a base unit (as soon as I get my J-pole setup). I am also looking to get a Yaesu FT-250R for portable use.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 04, 2011 1:25 pm 
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Joined: Sun Oct 21, 2007 11:03 am
Posts: 10
Grid: EM21
License: Extra
Transceiver: Kenwood TS480SAT
Transmitter Power:100W
Bands: 80, 40, 20, 17, 15, 12, and 10 meter HF
Modes: AM, FM, SSB, PSK31
Interface: Tigertronics SignaLink
Antenna: Gap Titan DX Vertical
Power Supply: Commercial (Astron 33M), Gasoline Generator, 12 Volt Battery

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 06, 2011 10:43 pm 
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Joined: Sat Aug 06, 2011 9:12 pm
Posts: 142
Location: North Florida
Section: Northern Florida

Latitude and longitude: 30.2, -85.6

Particular interest: CB, possibly HAM. Don't have license, but am interested.

Your equipment situation: Nothing at the moment. I should have a CB within the next month, I am also going to get a scanner to monitor local police, fire, and ems in my area as there are no providers on radioreference.com.

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PostPosted: Sat Aug 27, 2011 8:14 pm 
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Location: Central WI
Grid:EN44qn

Location: 44* 36' 28" N
90* 34' 59" W

License: Tech class Ham

Interests: Too new to ham to know yet :D

Equipment: Yesua ft-2900 mobile,Cobra 18wx st 11 mobile and various frs/grms ht's.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:13 pm 
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Joined: Wed Oct 19, 2011 2:37 pm
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Section: Roanoke Division

Grid: FM18hh

Lat/Lon: 38.316441 / -77.411751

License: Amateur Extra

Interests: Mobile EmComm, NCS, Emergency Field Ops

Equipment: Too much to really list but it includes multiple radios and antennas for all modes from 160m to 23cm, packet, APRS, HF digital modes, CB, as well as a dozen or so FRS and GMRS handhelds, enough rations, water and gear for up to two weeks of continuous field ops, multiple vehicles (including 4x4), portable power (extended run 7kw generator and on-board 1.5kw inverters), and a 30 cup coffee maker. :wink:

See this link for a better idea of my equipment: KJ4VOV on QRZ.COM

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PostPosted: Mon Oct 31, 2011 8:06 pm 
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Joined: Sat Oct 29, 2011 10:28 pm
Posts: 76
Location: Albuquerque New Mexico
Section: New Mexico
Latitude: 35.03
Longitude: -106.74
Interests: HAM (waiting for class), CB, GMRS
Equipment:
(HAM) ICOM IC-2200H VHF Mobile
(CB) Cobra 29 WX NW ST
(GMRS) CXR700 25-Mile Radio

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PostPosted: Thu Nov 03, 2011 9:24 am 
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Lat/Lon:39.0 / -94.7 section=Kansas
License: Tech (dont post call on interweb)
Interests: short range communications, information relay, public service scanning
Equipment:Icom 2200H - 2meter mobile, Wouxun KG-UV6D 2m/440mhz dual band handheld, Uniden BCD996T - digital scanner


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PostPosted: Wed Dec 14, 2011 2:41 pm 
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Location: Central FL
Grid: EL98
License: Extra
Transceiver:Swan 100MX, Kenwood TM-V7a, various QRP Kit radios
Transmitter Power:100W/50W/2W/1W/150mW
Bands: 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meter HF, 2m, 70cm >VHF
Modes: FM, SSB, CW

Antenna:40m Dipole, 15m loop, W3EDP and St Louis Vertical for portable ops.
Power Supply: Mains, batteries, and whatever's handy.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 21, 2011 9:08 am 
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Joined: Sat Dec 10, 2011 8:09 am
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Location: EM79br (39-45W/85-55N)
License: Extra (K9TLA)
Equipment:
> Icom 706MKIIG; no antenna, but can set-up the Buddipole
> Yeasu FT-8800R in turck
> 2 VHF H/Ts & 1 VHF/UHF H/T
> have a CB but never installed or set-up


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PostPosted: Sun Dec 25, 2011 1:53 am 
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Posts: 29
Location: seattle
Location: Seattle, don't know the grid 47-40'57'' N 122-24'25'' W
License: General (KF7TCQ)
Equipment:
Icom 706MKII; not setup yet. Could run into a center-fed tape dipole in about an hour. Wouldn't be optimal, but would work.
Yaesu FTM-10SR in car, nice little low power dual band
Yaesu FT-270R HT Good basic 2m HT.

Also have VHF marine band HTs and base station (some generic 25W system for the base) and general coverage receivers.


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PostPosted: Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:54 pm 
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Location: Berea, Ohio
Location: EN91bi (Western Cleveland Ohio area for those who don't know the grid system)

License: General

Equipment: Yaesu FT 990, Standard C5608DA mobile (used as base), StandardC528A HT (used as a mobile), Icom T8A HT tri bander, TYT-UVF1 HT, 4 CB HTs, Cobra 148 and Uniden 640E SSB mobiles with a SBE Land Command Base (SSB). Assorted other gear and parts and antennas. Assorted GMRS and FRS HTs and one pair of Maxon 49-F5 49mhz radios for really close range!

I've been looking at checking out the ARES classes and RACES classes,, All emergency response training is good. Not having to use the training is even better.

Getting use to the 2meter repeaters and 70cm also. Playing just a little on 40 80 and 160 meters to see what they can do and loving it!

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 15, 2012 1:38 pm 
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Location: Lower Alabama (NW Florida...)
Location: EM60qk (Latitude: 30.4474790 Longitude: -86.6068890).

License: General KK4GDX.

Equipment: VX-8DR HT

I'm also looking at becoming a Skywarn Spotter and joining ARES and/or RACES.


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