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PostSubject: What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using?   What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Icon_minitimeMon Nov 25, 2019 8:46 pm

This is my President Washington with Astatic Silver Eagle, it seems to filter out the QRM that most modern radios pick up, what vintage radio do you use? doe`s it have any benefits over modern equipment?

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Call Sign : 26 CT050 26 FB080 26 WT105 26 TE171
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QTH or Location : PALMERS GREEN NORTH LONDON
Equipment Used : original President Lincoln, Midland 8001XT, President Teddy , Silver Eagle microphones , Gainmaster antenna
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My original Lincoln plus a Midland 8001xt, Silver Eagle D104 microphones, Zetagi B300p ,don't like any of the new stuff old school all the way for me
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PostSubject: Re: What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using?   What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Icon_minitimeSun Dec 01, 2019 9:50 pm

Very nice, like the look of the Midland, never owned one but they do look the part,i had a Lincoln which i believe if memory serves me correctly came from truck king, wish i`d kept hold of it now Smile
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Equipment Used : original President Lincoln, Midland 8001XT, President Teddy , Silver Eagle microphones , Gainmaster antenna
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PostSubject: Re: What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using?   What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Icon_minitimeMon Dec 02, 2019 8:05 pm

Midland goes from 25mhz to 30mhz frequency or channel readout AM 6w FM 1w to 25w SSB 30w pep, I mainly use the Lincoln though.
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Equipment Used : Yaesu FTdx 3000, MD200 mic ,Vortex 4 ele Yagi
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Nice old rigs Guys 👍


Only have the 3 hear in the shack , from top to bottom

Superstar 360fm
MM2
AR7

All get used from time to time
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PostSubject: Re: What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using?   What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Icon_minitimeTue Dec 03, 2019 8:33 am

The Multimode 2 was my second SSB radio after the Major M588, a compromise for me as i could not afford the Cobra 148 or the Superstar 360,but it still worked DX no problems Smile
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Some really great radios guys.
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PostSubject: Re: What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using?   What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Icon_minitimeWed Dec 04, 2019 4:51 pm

I have a Maxcom 4e my first ever rig in the 80's and a Cybernet Beta 2000 my second rig in the 80's. Also have a Cybernet Beta 3000 and Binatone 5 Star as these were my dream rigs.

Currently on the look out for a President Lincoln 1
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Paul_H wrote:
I have a Maxcom 4e my first ever rig in the 80's and a Cybernet Beta 2000 my second rig in the 80's. Also have a Cybernet Beta 3000 and Binatone 5 Star as these were my dream rigs.

Currently on the look out for a President Lincoln 1

As a kid i remember looking at the Binatone 5 star in Comet or Dixons thinking it must be the Rolls Royce of legal Cb`s Laughing
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Equipment Used : Yaesu 450d. Crt7900. Moonraker major.

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My old moonraker major was in my van till a couple of months agoWhat Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? 20190910
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Jay c wrote:
My old moonraker major was in my van till a couple of months agoWhat Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? 20190910

That`s reminiscent of the old Harrier CBX Smile
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It worked well on my van with the wilson 1000. But I've gone to a crt7900. The modern radios are superb.What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? 20191010
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Equipment Used : (Superstar 3900 EFT) (YAESU FT 450) - (SIRIO Gainmaster)
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PostSubject: Re: What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using?   What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Icon_minitimeFri Dec 06, 2019 6:44 pm

The main CB in the middle is what I have now "Magnum Delta-force" I also have a Magnum 257 HP (80w on SSB) and a Ford Roadmaster 505. The Magnum 257 HP is for sale! My Major Excalibur 200 is away for a service and will most likely be for sale on return.

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Ultimitmale (John) wrote:
The main CB in the middle is what I have now "Magnum Delta-force" I also have a Magnum 257 HP (80w on SSB) and a Ford Roadmaster 505. The Magnum 257 HP is for sale! My Major Excalibur 200 is away for a service and will most likely be for sale on return.

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Was the Ford Roadmaster ever fitted into their cars? or was it an off the shelf option for customers to fit?
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Hi Morris, all I know is that the Ford Roadmaster was an optional extra. This is my second time arround having one, my first was many many years ago and although only havin 4 x leds for a signal meter I realy love this radio, the audio in and out is first class.
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Ultimitmale (John) wrote:
Hi Morris, all I know is that the Ford Roadmaster was an optional extra. This is my second time arround having one, my first was many many years ago and although only havin 4 x leds for a signal meter I realy love this radio, the audio in and out is first class.

There were probably a few  Transits and Escorts rattling around with those in back in the 80`s Laughing
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PostSubject: Re: What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using?   What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Icon_minitimeSun Dec 08, 2019 1:26 pm

Also loved my Stalker 9 , wonderful RX and can be seen below SWL 43div Australia on the legal mid band , can't wait for those conditions to return





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Also loved my Stalker 9 , wonderful RX and can be seen below SWL 43div Australia on the legal mid band , can't wait for those conditions to return





Craig

Cracking Radios Craig, i`ve been tempted to buy another one, let me know if your`s comes up for sale? Very Happy
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Uh... yeah, about that... What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Img_0910
I use most of these on occasion. My main rig is the Ranger 2970DX these days, though.
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Alf Torp wrote:
Uh... yeah, about that... What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Img_0910
I use most of these on occasion. My main rig is the Ranger 2970DX these days, though.

Blimey Alf, that's a shack to be proud of!!! Very Happy
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Blimey Alf, that's a shack to be proud of!!! Very Happy  

It's a little messy in that shot, but all in all there is some fun stuff in there. I'm not sure the general manager would agree, but at least she tolerates it. For now. "Terms and conditions apply, policy is subject to change." Suspect
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Alf Torp wrote:
GaryWilson wrote:


Blimey Alf, that's a shack to be proud of!!! Very Happy  

It's a little messy in that shot, but all in all there is some fun stuff in there. I'm not sure the general manager would agree, but at least she tolerates it. For now. "Terms and conditions apply, policy is subject to change." Suspect

Looks perfect to me buddy, some nice kit as well!!!

73's Gary.
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Alf Torp wrote:
Uh... yeah, about that... What Vintage Radio Equipment are You Using? Img_0910
I use most of these on occasion. My main rig is the Ranger 2970DX these days, though.

Too many to choose from,i wouldn`t know which one to use next! Laughing
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Equipment Used : CTR SS9900 SS6900N Fidelity CB 3000FM Ham international multimode 2 Imax 2000
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I use my Fidelity cb3000fm most days and Ham international multimode 2 just got it
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TJS 26CT3029 wrote:
I use my Fidelity cb3000fm most days and Ham international multimode 2 just got it


Post a picture up if you can? I like the old Ham International radios Smile
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