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PostSubject: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 4:07 am

finally got a very good condition uniden 300 uniden,  no screw hole's or toggle switch hole's, look's like it never has had a mod done to it. looks right at home with my CRT SS6900N and my 50 AMP power supply, so really happy as its an old rig,

hurray for my new cb radio   Very Happy bounce cheers
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 6:19 am

Glenn,

Congratulations on your recent acquisition 👍
It is in very nice condition and I know a radio that you have been after from your recent postings.

Well done.


All the best,
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 10:38 am

Nice one Glenn,

Glad you found the rig you were after.

Looks as though it's in very good condition..

Crikey Glenn, That is some PSU, do the house lights dim when you switch it on  Razz

73's

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Equipment Used : ft-450d-mc kinley - cobra 19dxeu- lincoln+2 - superstar lord - grant 2 - tti hand held- alan42- crt mike cb - zodiac 68 hunting radio hand held- and few PMR 2

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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 1:16 pm

Would love to get a old home base rig, back in the day i had Harrier and the York base stations, the York was with me until 2002, lost it in a house move, crunched well beyond repair, they sell in my area for 200€ to 300€ way to much, have to sit tight and see if i can one day get to visit family in the Uk and buy one , and hide it in the case from the wife.
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 9:22 pm

hi red fox,  thankfully no the light's dont dim, but i can run 2x ssb/1x 300 watt kicker,/2 fm rig's at same time, the most amps it draws is 38amp's, it is heavy duty, so it can handle a lot,

hi, nubster i was pretty surprised by how nice it is, and no mod's, 

Hi glenn dog, there is plenty of homebase rig's going some better then other's in condition, 

it took over 20 year's to get this rig, and i suppose well worth the wait for it,
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeThu Oct 15, 2020 10:29 pm

Nice radio. Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeFri Oct 16, 2020 1:48 am

Thank you john123,

i am now just trying to find the mounting bracket for the rig, so i can swop the harvard for the uniden, 
and when i get more time ill create a work space in the room and have everything in one corner,
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeSat Oct 17, 2020 6:51 am

Hi Glenn,

Looks like you're building up a nice station for yourself.

I'm sure many members here will enjoy seeing how you progress with it all, so feel free to keep us updated.


All the best,
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Equipment Used : Icom 7300. Icom 705, Yaesu FTM400XD and a Yaesu FT70.
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeSat Oct 17, 2020 3:05 pm

That’s a beauty. Well done.

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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeSat Oct 17, 2020 4:47 pm

thank you Paddy, 

cant wait till i get my President jackson back, , 

plus ive been looking in to the Resources for Students and Trainers course, 


and Foundation Online – Amateur Radio Training,


just need to get web cam to do the online course, and then ill have that as well, 
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeSat Oct 24, 2020 8:18 am

super looking set up well done
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeSat Nov 07, 2020 4:11 pm

well done glen they are a good base unit and i like your shack the Harvard are a good cybernet radio thats what i am after but to balance the two hobbies
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeMon Nov 09, 2020 2:06 am

thank you stephen,  i did get the swr/power/modulation meter i was after, should get it today 09/11/2020, finally got the rig i was after, Reace_10

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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeMon Nov 09, 2020 2:11 am

on saturday 14/11/2020 i will get my other family of rig's back, that i gave to have a little tune up, so i will take a pic of the whole family, all in working order,
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeMon Nov 16, 2020 12:28 pm

ok as promised i thought i would up load most of my rig family, a few rig's are still away, like my yaesu 707, amstrad 901, and another midland, 
don't get to jealous of my rig's, hehe, finally got the rig i was after, 20201110

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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeTue Nov 17, 2020 8:30 am

Gone are the days where i get a kick from owning many radios (i too had a radio problem Wink ) but it still gives me pleasure to see someone else`s set up grow so keep enjoying your hobby and its great to see some old radios still getting used...
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeWed Nov 18, 2020 12:48 am

Nice collection of radios, Glenn.😎
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeSat Nov 21, 2020 11:33 am

Thank you everyone,  i did buy a new handheld the alba cb h2, the person i bought it of, said the rubber duck that slides over the telescopic was permanent, (obviously didnt know me lol ) soon after getting the rig, and the lies on ebay that thats all that was to inform you of,  i quickly found that the case was superglued together Sad major downer right there, but again obviously didnt know me heheh, 

i managed to get the case open very carefully and did not damage the case, i then set about getting that stuppid stud of the telescopic aerial, once i got the aerial and rubber duck and stud of the telescopic, i looked at the aerial and apart from a few scratches where i tried to get the fixed items on it off, i extended the aerial to find it was a minter, perfect except the scratches,

i then set about making sure (while the back was off) visual look only that none of the cam's/carbon's was damaged, just in case mister screwdriver lets fix a rubber duck permanently to telescopic, had messed with it,  found they was ok and no damage, 

so now on to the best bit, i am in a bad area for getting out, so i got hold of a friend who lives about 1/2 a mile away to go on 14, as thats what we use as 19 is full of gobby mouthed cant hold a convo with out swearing idiot's, 

he was going in to town which is about 1 mile and 1/2, and he got me all the way while i sat on the couch, i was well chuffed,  it did better then my midland 42 handheld's, so i have now ordered the power lead to put it on 12 volts from my euro 50amp, and a so239 female to 3.mm mono plug to fit in the extended aerial socket, and if the handheld is doing about 2 watt's to 3 watt's ill be happy, 

( And so end's the story of the alba cb h2 journey from a nutty i know it all idiot, to a very good and wise hermit in the outback's of the uk,  lol Wink  Very Happy Very Happy cheers
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeWed Dec 02, 2020 3:56 pm

Hi everyone, i bought an external mic for the handheld ,,, a new update i bought 2x new rig's,  a communicator's NI440 DX in very good condition with original mic,  and a realistic TRC-1007 by Tandy handheld also in near mint condition,  both tested and fully working, finally got the rig i was after, 20201210

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Equipment Used : CB - Twig: Sirio 2016 5/8. Rigs: ICOM 7300, Grant II Premium, Amstrad 901, CRT2000H, Murphy CH1500, Moonraker II, Harrier CBX, Harvard 420, Binatone Breaker Phone, Fidelity 3000. Scanners : Twig Wideband Generic. Rigs: AOR 8600 MK2, Realistic Pro 2005, Various scanning Dongles

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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeWed Dec 02, 2020 5:17 pm

Some fantastic kit there, I especially like the Uniden 300, I think it's one of the best looking Home Base's.


I have to admit I have a soft spot for old or "Classic" CB's from the early days too, not just because they were designed to look good, but because of the fun we all had at the time when this technology was released.


You have a great collection there, but that Uniden 300 is a real corker..
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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeMon Dec 07, 2020 9:04 pm

Hi Nubster thank you, i know i cant use all the rig's at once, it just makes me feel good to have them, 

i did buy a couple of cool echo chamber's for my rig's,  the ES-880  and the EC-990 with 2x roger bleep's, 

i had fun with a friend making him think i was someone else, until he realised it was me and the game was up,  

lately we have been having a lot of electric interference up our way, so  convo's have been difficult at time's, 

i also bought some bit's to connect different rig's to my aerial, phono-so239, 

there is on tool i cannot work out its name or where to buy it,  so ill draw it and see if anyone knows where to find it,


:::[[[[[[[[----  the tool is plastic in the middle it has a copper looking rod that run's right through, one end is fat and the other end is thin,  its for tuning cam's inside rig's, for the very small carbon's
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Equipment Used : CB - Twig: Sirio 2016 5/8. Rigs: ICOM 7300, Grant II Premium, Amstrad 901, CRT2000H, Murphy CH1500, Moonraker II, Harrier CBX, Harvard 420, Binatone Breaker Phone, Fidelity 3000. Scanners : Twig Wideband Generic. Rigs: AOR 8600 MK2, Realistic Pro 2005, Various scanning Dongles

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PostSubject: Re: finally got the rig i was after,   finally got the rig i was after, Icon_minitimeMon Dec 07, 2020 10:04 pm

Hi Glenn,

Are you looking for a Trimming Tool?

If so try this description in a well know auction site:

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