Goodbye radio

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Goodbye radio

Post by NightProwler » 04 Dec 2017, 18:37

Well after much thought I have decided to call it a day. I am surround by thousands of pounds of radio equipment with no bugger to talk to, No skip and no locals so whats the point. CB is dead this way. I have taken 5 days off work to empty the shack, All my gear is going into boxes in storage and the shack will become my recording studio once again. I might sell a few radio's but im keeping the best ones, Yaesu and AOR etc. I'll still log in as radio will always be in my blood but I need the room for more important things like my drum kit and guitars. I might be getting old but I still have loads of rocking left in me :D
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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by Buick Mackane » 04 Dec 2017, 18:40

Looks like you need a new hobby,

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_dance
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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by NightProwler » 04 Dec 2017, 19:28

Aye but im not sure I will have time for that with the Hungarian basket weaving too.
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Post by porky.69 » 04 Dec 2017, 19:33

Been thinking the very same. But unfortunately i dont play the guitar lol. But i do see where your coming from. Sad but very true
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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by NightProwler » 04 Dec 2017, 19:35

Hungarian basket weaving is the way forward :D
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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by beamer320i » 04 Dec 2017, 19:39

Hey Rich,

Sorry to hear the radio's are taking a back seat - TBH, I haven't been active that much recently on here as I've been busy with my other hobby of Atari (your old one is still my daily user!) and the conditions have been down for a while now, but I'm not going to make the mistake of selling up again! I am lucky in the fact that I can pick up the mic at most times and have a chinwag with a couple of local mates or some of the Brummies - If it was totally dead round here then I would use it even less I guess...

The irony is that after all these years of chopping and changing radio, mics, etc. is that I now seem to have found my 'perfect' set-ups for home and base but I don't currently get the time to use them!

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Post by The Collector » 04 Dec 2017, 19:59

Your loss is my gain. You can finally sell me that mint and boxed Fidelity 1000 I've been trying to prise out of your hands for these past few years! ;)

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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by mrpsychopath » 04 Dec 2017, 20:06

Most of up have been there over the years. You will be back.
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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by NightProwler » 04 Dec 2017, 21:08

Yeah I'll be back one day, When the skip comes back. Where I live im surrounded by mountains and there are no locals on at all, The radio is 100% dead around here. I used to be into scanning years ago but thats all gone digital. I dont have a boxed Fidelity 1000 but I do have a mint boxed Fidelity 2001 plus a few other mint boxed radio's. It's all going up to the attic tomorrow and the antennas are coming down. I want the room for my recording gear and instruments. Glad my old Atari is still going strong Dom, If your in the area again I might sell you that mint Magpie Autoscan :think:
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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by andymuza » 04 Dec 2017, 23:47

Yup, you will be back when the good conditions return. In the mean time, have fun in the studio.
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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by KlondikeMike » 04 Dec 2017, 23:49

NightProwler wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 18:37
... I am surround by thousands of pounds of radio equipment with no bugger to talk to, No skip and no locals so whats the point. CB is dead this way.
Same problem I have here in Western Canada. I enjoy fixing them up, so I've got 10-15 years to catch up on that before 163 and 26 DIV comes back into my location.
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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by speeddemon » 05 Dec 2017, 00:39

:) Any Unwanted cb equipment gladly excepted here..... :D

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Post by MrWeetabix » 05 Dec 2017, 09:27

Rock on my good man, we'll still be here when you come back :thumbup:
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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by Tigersaw » 05 Dec 2017, 11:45

I'm moving to GW soon.. hope its not as bad as it sounds

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Re: Goodbye radio

Post by NightProwler » 05 Dec 2017, 12:53

Tigersaw wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 11:45
I'm moving to GW soon.. hope its not as bad as it sounds
GW? :think:
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