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DER!!! I feel really stupid emoticon do ya know in all the years I've never tried to SWR a big twig on the ground before puting it up to be honest I didnt think it could be done,I feel such a sap now emoticon

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I have always used the trial and error method.
Stick the antenna up, check the SWR, lower the antenna,shorten slightly,re-elevate, try again. I have always made sure that i can put up and bring down my antennas easily .
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Nubster, NO NO NO! do NOT feel bad! emoticon
seriously, for a start we`re ALL friends here and this is how we learn, or at least One avenue in which we can learn (no one was born knowing Everything!).

I`m a retired Science Advisor, and have stuggled with things only to have my 5 year old daughter point out the obvious to me! emoticon
(or even worse the Wife!!!!!)

naah mate, your well cool emoticon


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Cheers YT2095 its just after being on & off CB/Radio for the last 30 odd years I should of known thatemoticon and I agree about when the kids can exsplaine the obvious I get it all the time with my three,...and the wife,she's always done it emoticon emoticon

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thanks for the help guys! I am just waiting for the stuff to get delivered and I will give it a go! Where can I get a list of freeband channel frequencies from? The calling is [sign in to see URL] on USB is that right? where do i go from there?
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There is a list on our site - ]list
]frequencies
To be honest you wont need to go far from [sign in to see URL] unless its busy!
Good luck
Al

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Here is another list for you Baz007
of what channel gose with what frequency
I hope helps you a bit more

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