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    September 19th, 2014, 11:10 AM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Friday! :)
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    September 19th, 2014, 12:38 AM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Personally built. It is a modified variant of a "shielded" loop antenna constructed from coax, but with a big capture area (around 1369 square feet...
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    September 18th, 2014, 10:33 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Hooked the RS radio to my 148' "shielded" loop-on-ground antenna. No antenna tuner or signal preamp. Currently listening to (AFAIK) a broadcast...
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    September 18th, 2014, 07:57 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Do you have an existing portable with moderate AM reception? If you have a some spare small-gauge wire, you try making a passively coupled longwire....
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    September 18th, 2014, 07:52 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Walked down the hall, turned on the RS radio, and did a quick AM band skim. Multiple talk stations. A couple of music stations. Even Radio Disney out...
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    September 18th, 2014, 07:07 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Some of the Sony AM/FM walkman-style portables are also supposed to be rather good for AM reception. About the RS radio, four AA batteries...
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    September 18th, 2014, 05:59 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Best of luck on the job opportunities. :thumbs: Given the state of the modern multiple interview process, ever felt like instead interviewing the...
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    September 18th, 2014, 05:55 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    The Radio Shack 20-629 does mediumwave (AM broadcast band), longwave, and FM radio as well. :) However, an older GE SuperRadio I or II might be a...
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    September 18th, 2014, 05:16 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Oh yeah, my ongoing rants about the Grundig S450.... Herculodge: Robert Has Used His Grundig S450DLX for About 2 Hours Over the Course of 2 Years...
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    September 18th, 2014, 05:09 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Order received. Both radios arrived in good condition in retail packaging. Tossed in some batteries, and hooked one up one to my 9' vertical antenna....
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    September 18th, 2014, 12:03 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    The Great and Powerful Robbie is pleased to the announce the arrival of Friday Eve. :yay: Derpy, Queen of the Muffins, seems happy about it, too.
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    September 17th, 2014, 08:31 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    "World's first" 3D printed car created and driven by Local Motors
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    September 17th, 2014, 08:28 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Looks are subjective, but the front interior space of the Aztec is decent for a crossov... er, whatever it was marketed as.
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    September 17th, 2014, 06:20 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    ^This.
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    September 17th, 2014, 02:00 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    :eek:
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    September 17th, 2014, 11:50 AM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    If it is the Windows password, reset it. YGPM.
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    September 17th, 2014, 11:31 AM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Here.
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    September 16th, 2014, 10:50 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    If I ever get to checking and selling some of my older desktop receivers, I am thinking about maybe a CommRadio CR-1a as a new nightstand receiver in...
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    September 16th, 2014, 10:45 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    I also need to get some of my VHF/UHF stuff active.
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    September 16th, 2014, 10:36 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    I would not mind having a EMI/EMP hardened bunker. I looked into horizontal silo sites way back before the prices skyrocketed, but I was not...
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    September 16th, 2014, 10:31 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Just ordered two of those RS radios from Universal Goods at Amazon.
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    September 16th, 2014, 10:23 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    The Radio Shack 20-629 radio been on clearance at many RS stores. It is kind of like an updated/modified Sangean 505. Price the Sangean version,...
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    September 16th, 2014, 10:02 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    18' and 31' verticals, plus some accessories, ordered. If the 31' meets expectations for the mid-HF bands, I might later order another and a...
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    September 16th, 2014, 09:53 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Nope, but IIRC, most FLR9 installs have been dismantled. Probably could replace them with smaller phased arrays, or even much smaller multi-band HF...
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    September 16th, 2014, 08:53 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    I have no intentions of tossing a massive multiband HF yagi or similar on a rohn tower. :p You would be hard pressed to spot my current verticals...
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    September 16th, 2014, 08:37 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Got my Kenwood R-2000 back together. Alignments of the oscillator and AM stages were fine. Replaced the cap controlling alignment on the SSB...
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    September 16th, 2014, 07:41 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Okay, now that I have scared off most of ya'. :bounce: Then again, we did not get to the studi.... er, business name proposal. :rofl: ...
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    September 16th, 2014, 07:28 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    So let's see. Ya'll already have.... A basic business idea. Targeted product concept. Expected demographics. A coder. A videographer. An...
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    September 16th, 2014, 07:18 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Excellent thinking. That could be the niche product concept.
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    September 16th, 2014, 07:15 PM
    RobRich replied to a thread Is It Just Me? in IMO Community
    Oh yeah, before I forget, do you mind moving to the San Fernando Valley? :fishing:
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