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  • dataman60435
    John your a true SCANNERMAN ......And i luv how u voice your opinion on things!!
    Message 1 of 24 , May 11, 2012
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      "John" your a true "SCANNERMAN"......And i luv how u voice your opinion on things!!

      --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "John" <johnstark@...> wrote:
      >
      > You can put an antenna on anything..... even my skid steer will have one
      > with a mount for an HP1 and amplified speaker so I can listen while I tear
      > up the yard.
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Dannypa_27
      > Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 6:54 PM
      > To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
      >
      > I never knew you could have one on a bicycle? Do you have any pictures of
      > it? Thanks.
      >
      > --danny
      >
      > Sent from my iPhone
      >
      > On May 10, 2012, at 2:12 PM, MICHAEL BENNETT <michaelbennett@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > The best multi-band antenna I've used is the LARSEN 150/450/800 mobile.
      > > I
      > > have one on my car, bicycle, and use a ground plane kit, similar to the
      > > one
      > > below, for a base. I'm using the 150 ground plane kit with the longer
      > > ground elements though.
      > >
      > > I've never tried the "Spectra" but I do have the base version, the
      > > "Ferret"
      > > and I'm not too impressed with it's performance. It works pretty good on
      > > 150 mhz but that's about it.
      > >
      > > Mike
      > >
      > > On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 12:42 PM, Mark Levine, D.C. <wb2eqe@...>
      > > wrote:
      > >
      > > > **
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > http://www.alpha2zuluelectronics.com/NMO-ground-plane-kit-p/1465.htm
      > > >
      > > > works fine
      > > >
      > > > ML
      > > >
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: <tachorn@...>
      > > > To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 1:16 PM
      > > > Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
      > > >
      > > > >I saw the spectra yesterday while I was looking and it really caught my
      > > > >attention. What are my options for ground plane kits other than the one
      > > > >listed with the spectra? Do they make a ground plane kit with an N
      > > > >connector or pl259 so I can use a better feed line? I will need around
      > > > >50ft feed line. I dont want a 7ft tall antenna on the house.
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Levine, D.C." <wb2eqe@>
      > > > > wrote:
      > > > >>
      > > > >> In that case you may want to look at the Austin Spectra, it's
      > > > >> excellent.
      > > > >> http://www.rfwiz.com/AustinAntenna/AustinAntennaSpectra.htm
      > > > >>
      > > > >> ----- Original Message -----
      > > > >> From: <tachorn@>
      > > > >> To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > >> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 12:39 PM
      > > > >> Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
      > > > >>
      > > > >>
      > > > >> > Thanks for all the info, the ST2 is not what I am looking for. I am
      > > > >> > wanting something with a fairly small foot print. Discone looks
      > > > >> > like
      > > > >> > it
      > > > >> > will be my choice, but thoughts on a mobile NMO scanner antenna
      > > > >> > with a
      > > > >> > ground plane kit on a mast?
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Sigler" <mike@> wrote:
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> A lot of it will depend on the height of your base antenna and
      > > > >> >> your
      > > > >> >> local average terrain height and where the transmitter and height
      > > > >> >> of
      > > > >> >> the
      > > > >> >> transmitter is. The Discone antenna receives very well and its
      > > > >> >> wideband. I have one myself and a preamp is always nice to use
      > > > >> >> too.
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> Mike-KC9NSA
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> From: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com]
      > > > >> >> On
      > > > >> >> Behalf Of tachorn@
      > > > >> >> Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 5:26 PM
      > > > >> >> To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      > > > >> >> Subject: [BCD396XT] Base Antenna Suggestion
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> I am in the market for a new base antenna, I have the 369xt and
      > > > >> >> want
      > > > >> >> to
      > > > >> >> get an antenna outside. I listen to VHF HI, UHF and some 800. Most
      > > > >> >> of
      > > > >> >> the 800 is 30-40 miles away. I am not wanting to break the bank,
      > > > >> >> just
      > > > >> >> want improved reception. Please give me some suggestions, I am
      > > > >> >> really
      > > > >> >> looking for an all band antenna.
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> Thanks
      > > > >> >> T
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> > ------------------------------------
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> >
      > > > >>
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > ------------------------------------
      > > > >
      > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > >
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      > >
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      >
      > Yahoo! Groups Links
      >
    • John
      lol..... don t even get me going on encryption...... ... From: dataman60435 Sent: Friday, May 11, 2012 2:47 PM To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com Subject: [BCD396XT]
      Message 2 of 24 , May 11, 2012
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        lol..... don't even get me going on encryption......


        -----Original Message-----
        From: dataman60435
        Sent: Friday, May 11, 2012 2:47 PM
        To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
        Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion

        "John" your a true "SCANNERMAN"......And i luv how u voice your opinion on
        things!!

        --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "John" <johnstark@...> wrote:
        >
        > You can put an antenna on anything..... even my skid steer will have one
        > with a mount for an HP1 and amplified speaker so I can listen while I tear
        > up the yard.
        >
        >
        > -----Original Message-----
        > From: Dannypa_27
        > Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 6:54 PM
        > To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
        > Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
        >
        > I never knew you could have one on a bicycle? Do you have any pictures of
        > it? Thanks.
        >
        > --danny
        >
        > Sent from my iPhone
        >
        > On May 10, 2012, at 2:12 PM, MICHAEL BENNETT <michaelbennett@...>
        > wrote:
        >
        > > The best multi-band antenna I've used is the LARSEN 150/450/800 mobile.
        > > I
        > > have one on my car, bicycle, and use a ground plane kit, similar to the
        > > one
        > > below, for a base. I'm using the 150 ground plane kit with the longer
        > > ground elements though.
        > >
        > > I've never tried the "Spectra" but I do have the base version, the
        > > "Ferret"
        > > and I'm not too impressed with it's performance. It works pretty good on
        > > 150 mhz but that's about it.
        > >
        > > Mike
        > >
        > > On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 12:42 PM, Mark Levine, D.C. <wb2eqe@...>
        > > wrote:
        > >
        > > > **
        > > >
        > > >
        > > > http://www.alpha2zuluelectronics.com/NMO-ground-plane-kit-p/1465.htm
        > > >
        > > > works fine
        > > >
        > > > ML
        > > >
        > > > ----- Original Message -----
        > > > From: <tachorn@...>
        > > > To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
        > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 1:16 PM
        > > > Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
        > > >
        > > > >I saw the spectra yesterday while I was looking and it really caught
        > > > >my
        > > > >attention. What are my options for ground plane kits other than the
        > > > >one
        > > > >listed with the spectra? Do they make a ground plane kit with an N
        > > > >connector or pl259 so I can use a better feed line? I will need
        > > > >around
        > > > >50ft feed line. I dont want a 7ft tall antenna on the house.
        > > > >
        > > > > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Levine, D.C." <wb2eqe@>
        > > > > wrote:
        > > > >>
        > > > >> In that case you may want to look at the Austin Spectra, it's
        > > > >> excellent.
        > > > >> http://www.rfwiz.com/AustinAntenna/AustinAntennaSpectra.htm
        > > > >>
        > > > >> ----- Original Message -----
        > > > >> From: <tachorn@>
        > > > >> To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
        > > > >> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 12:39 PM
        > > > >> Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
        > > > >>
        > > > >>
        > > > >> > Thanks for all the info, the ST2 is not what I am looking for. I
        > > > >> > am
        > > > >> > wanting something with a fairly small foot print. Discone looks
        > > > >> > like
        > > > >> > it
        > > > >> > will be my choice, but thoughts on a mobile NMO scanner antenna
        > > > >> > with a
        > > > >> > ground plane kit on a mast?
        > > > >> >
        > > > >> > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Sigler" <mike@> wrote:
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >> A lot of it will depend on the height of your base antenna and
        > > > >> >> your
        > > > >> >> local average terrain height and where the transmitter and
        > > > >> >> height
        > > > >> >> of
        > > > >> >> the
        > > > >> >> transmitter is. The Discone antenna receives very well and its
        > > > >> >> wideband. I have one myself and a preamp is always nice to use
        > > > >> >> too.
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >> Mike-KC9NSA
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >> From: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com]
        > > > >> >> On
        > > > >> >> Behalf Of tachorn@
        > > > >> >> Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 5:26 PM
        > > > >> >> To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
        > > > >> >> Subject: [BCD396XT] Base Antenna Suggestion
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >> I am in the market for a new base antenna, I have the 369xt and
        > > > >> >> want
        > > > >> >> to
        > > > >> >> get an antenna outside. I listen to VHF HI, UHF and some 800.
        > > > >> >> Most
        > > > >> >> of
        > > > >> >> the 800 is 30-40 miles away. I am not wanting to break the bank,
        > > > >> >> just
        > > > >> >> want improved reception. Please give me some suggestions, I am
        > > > >> >> really
        > > > >> >> looking for an all band antenna.
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >> Thanks
        > > > >> >> T
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > > > >> >>
        > > > >> >
        > > > >> >
        > > > >> >
        > > > >> >
        > > > >> > ------------------------------------
        > > > >> >
        > > > >> > Yahoo! Groups Links
        > > > >> >
        > > > >> >
        > > > >> >
        > > > >> >
        > > > >>
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > > ------------------------------------
        > > > >
        > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > > >
        > >
        > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        > >
        > >
        >
        >
        > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
        >
        >
        >
        > ------------------------------------
        >
        > Yahoo! Groups Links
        >




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      • MICHAEL BENNETT
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        Message 3 of 24 , May 15, 2012
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          Pictures attached..................

          On Thu, May 10, 2012 at 5:54 PM, Dannypa_27 <dannypa_27@...> wrote:

          > **
          >
          >
          > I never knew you could have one on a bicycle? Do you have any pictures of
          > it? Thanks.
          >
          > --danny
          >
          > Sent from my iPhone
          >
          > On May 10, 2012, at 2:12 PM, MICHAEL BENNETT <michaelbennett@...>
          > wrote:
          >
          > > The best multi-band antenna I've used is the LARSEN 150/450/800 mobile. I
          > > have one on my car, bicycle, and use a ground plane kit, similar to the
          > one
          > > below, for a base. I'm using the 150 ground plane kit with the longer
          > > ground elements though.
          > >
          > > I've never tried the "Spectra" but I do have the base version, the
          > "Ferret"
          > > and I'm not too impressed with it's performance. It works pretty good on
          > > 150 mhz but that's about it.
          > >
          > > Mike
          > >
          > > On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 12:42 PM, Mark Levine, D.C. <wb2eqe@...>
          > wrote:
          > >
          > > > **
          > > >
          > > >
          > > > http://www.alpha2zuluelectronics.com/NMO-ground-plane-kit-p/1465.htm
          > > >
          > > > works fine
          > > >
          > > > ML
          > > >
          > > > ----- Original Message -----
          > > > From: <tachorn@...>
          > > > To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
          > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 1:16 PM
          > > > Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
          > > >
          > > > >I saw the spectra yesterday while I was looking and it really caught
          > my
          > > > >attention. What are my options for ground plane kits other than the
          > one
          > > > >listed with the spectra? Do they make a ground plane kit with an N
          > > > >connector or pl259 so I can use a better feed line? I will need around
          > > > >50ft feed line. I dont want a 7ft tall antenna on the house.
          > > > >
          > > > > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Levine, D.C." <wb2eqe@...>
          > wrote:
          > > > >>
          > > > >> In that case you may want to look at the Austin Spectra, it's
          > excellent.
          > > > >> http://www.rfwiz.com/AustinAntenna/AustinAntennaSpectra.htm
          > > > >>
          > > > >> ----- Original Message -----
          > > > >> From: <tachorn@...>
          > > > >> To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
          > > > >> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 12:39 PM
          > > > >> Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
          > > > >>
          > > > >>
          > > > >> > Thanks for all the info, the ST2 is not what I am looking for. I
          > am
          > > > >> > wanting something with a fairly small foot print. Discone looks
          > like
          > > > >> > it
          > > > >> > will be my choice, but thoughts on a mobile NMO scanner antenna
          > with a
          > > > >> > ground plane kit on a mast?
          > > > >> >
          > > > >> > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Sigler" <mike@> wrote:
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >> A lot of it will depend on the height of your base antenna and
          > your
          > > > >> >> local average terrain height and where the transmitter and
          > height of
          > > > >> >> the
          > > > >> >> transmitter is. The Discone antenna receives very well and its
          > > > >> >> wideband. I have one myself and a preamp is always nice to use
          > too.
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >> Mike-KC9NSA
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >> From: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com]
          > On
          > > > >> >> Behalf Of tachorn@
          > > > >> >> Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 5:26 PM
          > > > >> >> To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
          > > > >> >> Subject: [BCD396XT] Base Antenna Suggestion
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >> I am in the market for a new base antenna, I have the 369xt and
          > want
          > > > >> >> to
          > > > >> >> get an antenna outside. I listen to VHF HI, UHF and some 800.
          > Most of
          > > > >> >> the 800 is 30-40 miles away. I am not wanting to break the bank,
          > just
          > > > >> >> want improved reception. Please give me some suggestions, I am
          > really
          > > > >> >> looking for an all band antenna.
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >> Thanks
          > > > >> >> T
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >> [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
          > > > >> >>
          > > > >> >
          > > > >> >
          > > > >> >
          > > > >> >
          > > > >> > ------------------------------------
          > > > >> >
          > > > >> > Yahoo! Groups Links
          > > > >> >
          > > > >> >
          > > > >> >
          > > > >> >
          > > > >>
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > > >
          > > > > ------------------------------------
          > > > >
          > > > > Yahoo! Groups Links
          > > > >
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