I'm looking for a used Yaesu FT 897.....

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  1. walleye

    walleye Active Member Banned User

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    Any of you into HAM radio? Gona be building a man cave this winter. Big TV's, frig, the whole 9 yards. Would like to get into amateur radio.:coffee:
     
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    I used to enjoy Shortwave Radio until the Stinking Web made it obsolete.
     
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    walleye Active Member Banned User

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    Yeah, in what way? I know nothing about this.
     
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    walleye Active Member Banned User

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    I plan on taking the FCC test Dec 12 to get my technicians license. Then the General.
     
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    Schmoopy Shit Mult Hunter

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    Baked or boiled HAM radio? :rs:
     
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    walleye Active Member Banned User

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    Hey schmoop, I think you would get into this.:cheer:
     
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    RH Goatcabin Notable Member VIP

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    All of the news programming that was only available on Shortwave is now a mouse click away on The Stinking Web.
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    :iohi5:
     
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    :lo5:
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    And you get to hang out with sally b
     
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    I've asked by our local disaster prep organization to get back in. When we had the big brush fires, it was the only communication because cell and othe stuff was knocked out.
     
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    RH Goatcabin Notable Member VIP

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    Life of Reilly have I!
     
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    low selfestitle Moderator Staff Member

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    O qua tan jin wan, qua um sa la ji wan :hat:
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    thats my late father-in-law and his antenna in Rancho Bernardo, california

    W6KUT was what he went by

    my brother in law is still a major ham radio guy, look him up at K6KT

    i had all the opportunity to join them in their hobby, buck id rather go to the del mar race track
     
  15. walleye

    walleye Active Member Banned User

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    Exactly. I heard on 9/11 ham operators were a big help. Since I got this app on my phone I have been listening to an L.A. Repeater and it is funny as hell. I heard that at 10 pm Thursday they will have a few minutes to talk to the space station.
     
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    walleye Active Member Banned User

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    That's a setup Sip.
     
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    SIPAWITZ Bialy Whore Banned User

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    yeah, he was in it all his life...worked as a hammy in WWII

    i think he had to go to the city council and FAA to put up that last big one
     
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    walleye Active Member Banned User

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    There are a lot of rules. With that setup, I'm sure he can talk to anyone in the world.
     
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    yeah, he always was telling us stories of people from all over the globe that were his friends as well as his life line in case of some sort of disaster.
     
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    walleye Active Member Banned User

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    Cool.