Let's see your mobile radio setup

Discussion in 'Mobile Radio Systems' started by N4CYA, Jan 17, 2012.

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  1. N4CYA

    N4CYA QRZ MODERATOR Volunteer Moderator QRZ Page

    So let's see them! :D
  2. NO6O

    NO6O Moderator Volunteer Moderator Platinum Subscriber QRZ Page

    My setup is shown on my QRZ callsign page.
  3. AD7N

    AD7N Ham Member QRZ Page

    I have 30.1 surround sound just so I can feel "immersed" when my local repeater kerchunks...http://www.cardomain.com/ride/2630240/1985-plymouth-colt

    just kidding :D:p

    This is AF4KK's "Radio-Active" rolling RF art piece. Even has flashy LEDs and hydraulics!

    My mobile setup is still in it's design phase. Will be fun to get it built once all the parts are in place!
    Last edited: Jan 17, 2012
  4. K0BG

    K0BG Ham Member QRZ Page

    Everyone seems to be proud of their mobile masterpiece, no matter what it is. Sometimes, however, they are so badly done, it makes you wonder how they can keep from catching fire.

    The another issue which always surprises me is, the most staunch defenders are the operators with the worst of installations. Just go to my web site's Photo Gallery, and bring up the HOS album.
  5. K7MH

    K7MH Ham Member QRZ Page

    HOS240 is my favorite!!
  6. VA3JMK

    VA3JMK Ham Member QRZ Page

    Mine Mobile is also on my QRZ page. I just replaced my TS-50 with a FT-857D and run a LDG Z100Plus with a Hatch mounted Comet mount and Hustler antennas. Still working on learning the radio. Other then some noise issues that i am still working I enjoy operating mobile HF. Worked PJ4C 5/9 both ways on 15m this morning. Alan's KØBG site has been a help with some issues i have had. My antennas are a compromise and don't preform the best but they do work.

    My latest issue is a noisy heater fan but only at medium and slow speeds, at high it's quiet. Guess i will have to replace it with a new one.......
  7. NI7I

    NI7I Guest

    Here is one of mine.. Had several.. This one was mounted on a Panamax ship (about 850 ft) Had a bunch of collins stuff as well as
    Mackay.. Was a nice rig.. The collins xciever was close to the legal limit, solid state finals. It didnt switch fast enough for SITOR
    so we had a little hundred wat Mackay rig for that. The antenna was a 35 foot whip with a collins auto coupler at its base. The coupler
    was huge. It had motor driven vacuum variable caps and a rather large motor driven coill. It was sealed and charged with nitrogen
    to keep moisture out.


  8. VA3JMK

    VA3JMK Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hey what's that funny looking machine on the desk?
  9. NI7I

    NI7I Guest

    Actually that one doesnt comply with the regulations. We were required to have a mechanical mill. The mechanical mill was stored in a cabinet under the console.
    That would be a log sheet stuck in the odd machine.. another strange thing.. a log sheet.


  10. KF5FEI

    KF5FEI Ham Member QRZ Page

    Wife has a similar setup in her car as well.

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