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PostSubject: my shack at this moment in time   Fri Jul 06, 2012 7:18 am

this is my shack so far still a couple of items to get

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Fri Jul 06, 2012 1:48 pm

Nice kit, is that a good old cobra 148 gtl dx, I still get more excited seeing a good one of them than any HF set lol. Nostalgia is a great thing cheers

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Fri Jul 06, 2012 5:46 pm

Daryn 2E0DKD wrote:
Nice kit, is that a good old cobra 148 gtl dx, I still get more excited seeing a good one of them than any HF set lol. Nostalgia is a great thing cheers

thanks Daryn yeah that the exact reason i bought the snake strictly nostalgia best radio ever made
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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sat Jul 07, 2012 7:32 pm

nice setup what is the antenna
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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sat Jul 07, 2012 7:45 pm

kevin2e0ksw wrote:
nice setup what is the antenna

kevin its DIAMOND CP6 a multi-band trap-vertical covering the 80, 40, 20, 15, 10 & 6m works great only way i,ll replace it is when i get my beam



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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:00 am

Looks good John
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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:07 am

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Looks good John

cheers john i managed to get the pro beam up but needs a bit more height

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:16 am

Im looking at a 6m beam the comet 4 element but think its a tad flimbsy so looking for a more meatier one for 6m
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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:19 am

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Im looking at a 6m beam the comet 4 element but think its a tad flimbsy so looking for a more meatier one for 6m
theres plenty to choose from are you buying it new or used ?

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:21 am

alot of them are flimbsy mate want a one that will take the strong winds mate
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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 1:24 am

might be worth trying to homebrew one

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:31 am

How do you guys get away with it, my wife would leave me if I put something up like that, MMMMMMMmmmmm now why didnt I think of that before Wink
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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:37 am

Daryn 2E0DKD wrote:
How do you guys get away with it, my wife would leave me if I put something up like that, MMMMMMMmmmmm now why didnt I think of that before Wink
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2 words Daryn IM SINGLE lol

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:41 am

Aye me too wanted sexy radio amateur babe
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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 4:43 am

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Aye me too wanted sexy radio amateur babe

sorry john im not sexy or a babe pmpl

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:38 pm

Is this babe any good hehehe

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Sun Jul 15, 2012 8:46 pm

pmpl@ cilla Daryn 2E0DKD black

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Thu Jul 26, 2012 3:38 am

my 2nd hand tennamast just waiting to put it up and get the pro beam and my 2m beam on it

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:22 am

Nice one you dont hang about you guys lol.

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:25 am

Daryn 2E0DKD wrote:
Nice one you dont hang about you guys lol.

i needed more height Daryn soon as i knew it was mine in the car and off to Birmingham to pick it up.All i need to do now is sell my pump up mast and cp6 antenna then i have money again lol

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:26 am

Nope dug out 1 m cubed of soil and clay today ready for mine coming the socket is being delivered tomorrow 6 bags of cement and a ton of gravel sand mix to batch up my own 2.5 ton of concrete to set the socket in
Ive ordered the Standard plus mast 40 foot with rotator cage and stub mast will take it to about 50 foot but not getting delivered till 4 weeks time they are very snowed under with orders so is the galvinisers

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:33 am

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Nope dug out 1 m cubed of soil and clay today ready for mine coming the socket is being delivered tomorrow 6 bags of cement and a ton of gravel sand mix to batch up my own 2.5 ton of concrete to set the socket in
Ive ordered the Standard plus mast 40 foot with rotator cage and stub mast will take it to about 50 foot but not getting delivered till 4 weeks time they are very snowed under with orders so is the galvinisers


nice 1 John im gonna get a cage at some point but moneys tight at the moment, if you need a hand give me a shout dont mind a bit of concreting.50 foot just a nice height the world is yours lol bounce lol!

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Thu Jul 26, 2012 4:59 am

Why dont you just buy extention ladders and strap them to the wall, antenna on top and just push it up when you need to lol. Sounds daft but it would work lol

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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Thu Jul 26, 2012 6:15 pm

and i just wish i had a garden like yours lol
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PostSubject: Re: my shack at this moment in time   Thu Jul 26, 2012 7:25 pm

my garden is small Kevin would love a bigger garden and no neighbours then i,d have a antenna farm lol

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