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PostSubject: Having fun building a mobile box   Having fun building a mobile box Icon_minitimeThu Dec 19, 2019 2:38 pm

Out of the Lab pirat a prepper style cb mobile dx box, for longer range a crt mini 80 channel mobile with a T2LT on a carbon mast, handheld ES 200 LCD and for little short range fun 2x TRC 1008's Powered by a little car jump power pack 12v 20ah all fits nicely in the boot of the car.

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PostSubject: Re: Having fun building a mobile box   Having fun building a mobile box Icon_minitimeThu Dec 19, 2019 3:16 pm

Think you've got it covered Mark 😁
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PostSubject: Re: Having fun building a mobile box   Having fun building a mobile box Icon_minitimeThu Dec 19, 2019 5:34 pm

Nice one Mark, very neat and tidy!

73's Gary.
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PostSubject: Re: Having fun building a mobile box   Having fun building a mobile box Icon_minitimeThu Dec 19, 2019 5:45 pm

Was just wondering what might be the best way to wire up, I've seen some of these ciggy lighters x2 with voltage display or do you guys know of anything else I could use that's neat basically to wire up the crt? would be nice if I can find a really neat flat SWR meter in there also maybe. I'm also going to put some sort of lever to hold the lid up with the rig facing you and also give some weather protection.

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PostSubject: Re: Having fun building a mobile box   Having fun building a mobile box Icon_minitimeThu Dec 19, 2019 7:22 pm

Check out Simon 941`s you tube go box videos for some inspiration Smile


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PostSubject: Re: Having fun building a mobile box   Having fun building a mobile box Icon_minitimeTue Dec 24, 2019 5:34 pm

Thanks Morris have had a look, I'm pretty much ready to drill the antenna hole now so I can connect it straight into the back of the box. While I was at it a did one for the PMR's and the network radio and the antenna equipment, all boxes have power banks  to recharge/run both 12v and 5v. Next a dipole for the PMR's on a 5m mast (shhh) Shocked

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PostSubject: Re: Having fun building a mobile box   Having fun building a mobile box Icon_minitimeFri Dec 27, 2019 8:17 pm

Baracka wrote:
Was just wondering what might be the best way to wire up, I've seen some of these ciggy lighters x2 with voltage display or do you guys know of anything else I could use that's neat basically to wire up the crt? would be nice if I can find a really neat flat SWR meter in there also maybe. I'm also going to put some sort of lever to hold the lid up with the rig facing you and also give some weather protection.

Cheers

How about this for a SWR meter?

https://www.thunderpole.co.uk/swr-meters/zetagi-swr-103.html
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PostSubject: Re: Having fun building a mobile box   Having fun building a mobile box Icon_minitimeSat Dec 28, 2019 6:52 am

morris wrote:
Baracka wrote:
Was just wondering what might be the best way to wire up, I've seen some of these ciggy lighters x2 with voltage display or do you guys know of anything else I could use that's neat basically to wire up the crt? would be nice if I can find a really neat flat SWR meter in there also maybe. I'm also going to put some sort of lever to hold the lid up with the rig facing you and also give some weather protection.

Cheers

How about this for a SWR meter?

https://www.thunderpole.co.uk/swr-meters/zetagi-swr-103.html

That's fine Morris. Very Happy
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