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I Love Ham Radio, Radio Scanners, Electronics

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 43 People

    Not Really Any More

    Yes I started out with CB radio, got a 400 channel scanner. Then eventually 2m/70cm dual band hand held and 2m/70cm mobile radio. I bought a 40m HF tube radio and bought parts to add a key-er for it and a 40m dipole antenna. I doubt that I can make the antenna now, as I would...
    MarkRomeo MarkRomeo 61-65, M 2 Responses Aug 28, 2012

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    Love Listening To The Fire Department Work

    I've been listening to short wave radio for several years. At first I had a mixed wave band radio. I still listen to that on occasion. It was cumbersome and wasn't as portible as my hand held scanner. I've really enjoy listening to the scanner. I have more control over the...
    4vrUnique 4vrUnique 46-50 Jul 19, 2010

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    I Love My Radio

    Some times my radio just sits there untouched for a while but then when i go traveling on the trains i take my uniden handheld scanner with me which has close call. Iv about 50 or so stored in the memory bank. Iv listened to all sorts from ambulance "stopped transmitting now...
    sarahbethuk sarahbethuk 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2010

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    Baby Steps.....

    I am just getting started.  I already have a shortwave radio and am looking for a good used scanner.  I have found (and printed) a lot of free information on cb's, shortwave and scanners, on the internet.  There is so much to learn!  Can be overwhelming at...
    dtour70 dtour70 56-60, F 3 Responses Aug 25, 2009

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    Radio Statics Makes a Great Noise

         To all the Ham radio operators I used to be in the AF and I know you can hear us on this wide range Frqcy (Frequency) if we speak on it.  No its not classified but since its often used to communicate when your in distress.  I like to say "...
    nrcsguy nrcsguy 31-35, M 6 Responses Mar 8, 2009

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    I Have a Scanner With 1ooo Ch.

    i listen to all the time.ham radio,police,etc.i heard when my late grandparents home caught fire and beat the fire dep. there.i love having a scanner.
    ghostofmyself ghostofmyself 36-40 2 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Scanner And Cb

    I started with a scanner. my dad was fire fighter so he has always had one and that got me in to it. I still lessen to the three that I have. I have a cobra 148 in my car with a 250 watts amp. I am working on getting my tech class license. i do not have a radio as of yet. I...
    pareble01 pareble01 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 5, 2013

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