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by VK5TM
Wed Jun 24, 2020 12:36 am
Forum: CB Radio
Topic: CB Radio Anniversary Event 27th June
Replies: 3
Views: 560
Australia

Re: CB Radio Anniversary Event 27th June

CB just turned into a cess pit of yobo's, idiots, lunatics and the plain obscene Downunder (and we've had it since the 70's).

27MHz is dead as a dodo (and should be given back to the amateurs) and UHF CB is mostly truckers and a few others (but still with some of the usual moron's).
by VK5TM
Sun May 31, 2020 1:11 pm
Forum: CB Radio
Topic: Ranger 2950dx
Replies: 10
Views: 1694
Australia

Re: Ranger 2950dx

Touch wood, it hasn't got to that stage yet but watching trains go past at a railway crossing can be somewhat uncomfortable. Plan for the new tower is possibly a cobweb for 40 - 10 and then a couple of beams for 6 and 2 or a log periodic to cover 6 & 2. I've got a nice 4m long log periodic I might b...
by VK5TM
Sun May 31, 2020 12:22 pm
Forum: CB Radio
Topic: Ranger 2950dx
Replies: 10
Views: 1694
Australia

Re: Ranger 2950dx

Yep, good old fashioned tv towers, almost everybody has one around here. A lot of them are now in the defunct category after the guvment gave us satellite tv for free. Unfortunately, I got diagnosed with Meniere's last November which means climbing towers or ladders is now a no-no. I have got a piec...
by VK5TM
Sun May 31, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: CB Radio
Topic: Ranger 2950dx
Replies: 10
Views: 1694
Australia

Re: Ranger 2950dx

That was on Ebay. :(

It's what I've said before, hams downunder seem to have an inflated idea of what old gear is worth.

Unfortunately there are people that pay these ridiculous prices, I'm not one of them.
by VK5TM
Sat May 30, 2020 11:54 pm
Forum: CB Radio
Topic: Ranger 2950dx
Replies: 10
Views: 1694
Australia

Re: Ranger 2950dx

Just had a look to see if any are available locally - $1242 - erm - pass.