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by easy rider
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Looking for CB Beginner info
Replies: 12
Views: 7396

Re: Looking for CB Beginner info

What's called a fag packet cb radio due to tiny size. Had one and it was v good . Their is a good YouTube by simonthewizzard about the crt version and how it can be expanded to cover hundreds more frequencies and power increase. Power wise I wouldn't go their ,too little heatsink unless fan added ,h...
by easy rider
Fri May 31, 2019 8:17 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: Radio Frequencies
Replies: 2
Views: 2799

Re: Radio Frequencies

Theirs loads of frequencies to monitor and transmit on if needed in emergencies especially post shtf. I tend to not only list calling frequencies that are as such nominated but also I find a list of weekly radio nets ,with Times frequencies so on as new ones pop up add them. I feel it will be such w...
by easy rider
Wed Apr 17, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: CB hints and tips......
Replies: 41
Views: 15257

Re: CB hints and tips......

Ive got it something like now with it about 2.0 on ch1 and 1.5 on ch40..... with a whip but cant get any better http://www.thunderpole.co.uk/large-cb-antennas/thunderpole-orbitor.html yet with this one: http://www.thunderpole.co.uk/large-cb-antennas/thunderpole-voyager.html gives sub 1 readings on ...
by easy rider
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:50 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Radios and walkie talkies
Replies: 22
Views: 2378

Re: Radios and walkie talkies

Pete, sounds like you know your stuff, what do you reckon to a handheld CB (midland Alan) ? Are they ok for a bit of messing around whilst out and about ? to be honest, never used a cb hand held on a car type on and a lead acid brick. i am sure if you ask on the facebook cb radio pages someone will...
by easy rider
Tue Apr 16, 2019 5:22 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Radios and walkie talkies
Replies: 22
Views: 2378

Re: Radios and walkie talkies

Hedgerowpete knows his stuff for sure and a good guy too. Nice to see you online posting hedgerowpete . Catch up soon hopefully for a balti at the usual little B . Atvb Hello shaggers, how are we all? as you can see i have come back on line again but here not over the other side anymore. about time...
by easy rider
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:10 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Radios and walkie talkies
Replies: 22
Views: 2378

Re: Radios and walkie talkies

Pete, sounds like you know your stuff, what do you reckon to a handheld CB (midland Alan) ? Are they ok for a bit of messing around whilst out and about ? Hedgerowpete knows his stuff for sure and a good guy too. Nice to see you online posting hedgerowpete . Catch up soon hopefully for a balti at t...
by easy rider
Mon Apr 15, 2019 10:00 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Radios and walkie talkies
Replies: 22
Views: 2378

Re: Radios and walkie talkies

Hi guys, sorry to hyjack your post but I had a quick question and you guys seem to really know your stuff. I have a Baofeng GT3 MK2 and a UV-5RD. Do you need a licence for these? I believe if these two radios are in factory or 're programmed to 446 pmr form you would need a licence to legally trans...
by easy rider
Thu Apr 04, 2019 6:54 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Radios and walkie talkies
Replies: 22
Views: 2378

Re: Radios and walkie talkies

Recently did a couple of trials with vhf 2m and cb fm hand held radios as a comparison. It was all very unscientific and more as a need to know contact could be made with a friend with a small portable radio . Both transmit simular power 4/5 watts, both had a upgrade as they say rubber duck antenna ...
by easy rider
Sat Feb 23, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: Radio Communications
Topic: CB hints and tips......
Replies: 41
Views: 15257

Re: CB hints and tips......

The citizens band radio is still very good ,a very effective radio communication. For those wishing to learn about radio go buy a cb, follow guides on YouTube on setting one up well and use the thing.but always do some research on what's good and works well. Theirs plenty of older used kit on ebay t...
by easy rider
Sat Feb 23, 2019 9:56 pm
Forum: Equipment
Topic: Diesel storage
Replies: 7
Views: 1037

Re: Diesel storage

I have kept diesel over 12 months no problems. However my advice would be ,ensure containers are spotless, keep them in cool place , rotate your fuel within 6 months to ensure no problems. Brim your containers if at all possible to save on any condensation. Check out fuel stabilizers.Diesel system c...