Silent in Nottingham!!!!!

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Silent in Nottingham!!!!!

Post by buzz500 » 28 May 2018, 19:08

Been off air for around 4 years,so thought i would wire my intek handheld up to my trusty 3ft firestick on my trike! Nothing!! Had a few foreign stations on eu am,but bob all on fm!!! When I went off air,it was reasonably busy,albeit the same folk sitting on 19!!!!! Whats going on? Know my gear is working ok,just no one around anymore! Tried various times and locations,nowt! zilch! diddly! Has Nottingham cb finally killed itself??? :o :o :o :o

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Re: Silent in Nottingham!!!!!

Post by Tim » 28 May 2018, 20:08

Everyone's on SSB now, even the idiots have transferred! It's been top of the meter European propagation most all day today.

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Re: Silent in Nottingham!!!!!

Post by buzz500 » 28 May 2018, 21:12

Need to find out frequencies then,see if I get any joy,if not,time to get rid of everything for good,I think!👍

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Re: Silent in Nottingham!!!!!

Post by VintageTin » 29 May 2018, 06:38

buzz500 wrote:
28 May 2018, 21:12
Need to find out frequencies then,see if I get any joy,if not,time to get rid of everything for good,I think!👍
Or wait a few years.
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Re: Silent in Nottingham!!!!!

Post by 108EH002 » 29 May 2018, 07:07

Tim wrote:
28 May 2018, 20:08
Everyone's on SSB now, even the idiots have transferred! It's been top of the meter European propagation most all day today.
Apart from the many breakers who were on UK40FM yesterday Tim,as the 26 div was end-stopping me for about 4 hours,and I have had many good contacts worldwide on FM.Ssb isn't the be all and end all that some will say is real dx-ing mode,if the other parts of the UK are coming through on SSB,there's a pretty good chance you can hear plenty on the legal 80 chs on Am/FM aswell.Mobile set up was AE 6110/kl200/Les Wallen modulator on a dv mount drilled through the roof.Happy with my wee AE 6110 I got a month ago,only £50 delivered and a 2 yr guarantee.And yes it has no SSB,even although it goes against the grain of what I would usually buy,I like it as it will fit where many other radios won't in a modern car,and all it really needs is an extension speaker,to make it a good ultra compact radio :thumbup: same crap mic as AT 6666/SS 9900 but :thumbdown: mic off grant 2 maybe :)
Last edited by 108EH002 on 29 May 2018, 10:25, edited 1 time in total.
You can talk worldwide on CB = not 10 - 15 miles,
Some are too far up their own @rse to admit it = snobs,
Many freebanders just happen to know otherwise = test free.

-- 27.781.25 Fm --27.555 Usb -- 27.385 Lsb -- 27.315 Fm ---

Prefer to avoid creedy gunts when buying a radio ;)

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Re: Silent in Nottingham!!!!!

Post by Farty » 29 May 2018, 09:22

Still a bit of FM activity round here.
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Re: Silent in Nottingham!!!!!

Post by 108EH002 » 29 May 2018, 10:30

About 20 -30 locals within a 20 mile radius of me still use Fm here.
You can talk worldwide on CB = not 10 - 15 miles,
Some are too far up their own @rse to admit it = snobs,
Many freebanders just happen to know otherwise = test free.

-- 27.781.25 Fm --27.555 Usb -- 27.385 Lsb -- 27.315 Fm ---

Prefer to avoid creedy gunts when buying a radio ;)

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