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by 91-7
Sat Dec 10, 2005 8:20 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
Topic: EVER LIFE FLASHLIGHT POS!!!
Replies: 21
Views: 15433

WA3RDM wrote:is a P1225 better than a HT1250 ?
I am still looking for a personal commercial HT.



Absolutely, NO! P1225s are shit.
by 91-7
Fri Sep 30, 2005 6:34 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
Topic: Icom IC-703 *GARBAGE*
Replies: 24
Views: 18701

I
Can
Only
Monitor

hammertime
by 91-7
Fri May 06, 2005 11:24 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
Topic: Cushcraft Ringo AR-2
Replies: 1
Views: 4990

Cushcraft Ringo AR-2

Review of the Cushcraft Ringo AR-2 Frequency - 135-160 Gain - 3dB (manufacturer's claim) Power Handling - 1000 watts Price - +/- $50 Cushcraft Online Catalog m Instruction Manual m So I've been a ham for a few weeks and I received this antenna used as it was going to be thrown away. Actually it liv...
by 91-7
Fri May 06, 2005 5:38 pm
Forum: EQUIPMENT REVIEWS
Topic: Rules
Replies: 3
Views: 4416

May we do reviews on stuff other than radios? Antennas, etc?
by 91-7
Sun Feb 13, 2005 11:54 am
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: M/A COM OpenSky
Replies: 17
Views: 9307

N3UED, Well Joe it WILL go past the testing stage. I agree it has taken a helluva long time to get it all up and running, but hey, wouldn't you rather the County take the time to do it right, work out all the bugs, and take the testing to the next level rather than just throw PS users on the system ...
by 91-7
Thu Jan 27, 2005 10:32 am
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: M/A COM OpenSky
Replies: 17
Views: 9307

The 4-slot testing is being done right now, with plans to introduce it in the near future. Right now OpenSky is still 2-slot. Yes, TDMA makes very efficient use of limited amount of frequencies. Our high profile sites are equipped with 3 and 4 channels (frequencies), couple that with the ability of ...
by 91-7
Sun Jan 23, 2005 3:48 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: M/A COM OpenSky
Replies: 17
Views: 9307

Not, sure! It is being met with some opposition, (not as much as it once was) but in tests it does work quite well so far.

Heh, you live less around 5 miles from me. Imagine that!
by 91-7
Fri Jan 21, 2005 11:14 am
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: M/A COM OpenSky
Replies: 17
Views: 9307

No, it's some other proprietary digital mode. None of the "digital" trunk tacker scanners can hear it, that I know for sure. OpenSky uses a different DVSI vocoder known as AMBE (Advanced Multi-Band Excitation), and as you might expect it is not compatible with Project 25. Sorry, but we/I are still l...
by 91-7
Thu Jan 20, 2005 5:54 pm
Forum: Astro DStar and other digital voice formats
Topic: M/A COM OpenSky
Replies: 17
Views: 9307

M/A COM OpenSky

The County in which I work is implementing this system. I can try to answer any questions you may have with this work of wonder...