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Forum: General Sailing Forum 09-02-2021, 17:02
Replies: 21
Views: 1,095
Posted By ohgary
Re: Starlink accepting pre-orders

starlink right now will only work from a fixed address. If you take it someplace else it most likley will not see the satellites or work. Its coming but its now there yet. Still need a bunch more...
Forum: Marine Electronics 12-01-2020, 12:25
Replies: 48
Views: 8,910
Posted By ohgary
Re: New Icom M803 SSB

What LAW make the 802 illegal to sell?
Forum: Marine Electronics 09-01-2020, 18:08
Replies: 25
Views: 1,278
Posted By ohgary
Re: Powering a TV

12v tv tend to be small and expensive, however if you look around you can find a tv with a wall wort that outputs 12v, skip the wall wart and power directly from 12v. Now your not going to find a 55...
Forum: Marine Electronics 08-01-2020, 17:42
Replies: 48
Views: 8,910
Posted By ohgary
Re: New Icom M803 SSB

YOu can run it on 12v with the optional adapter.
Forum: Marine Electronics 07-01-2020, 17:11
Replies: 48
Views: 8,910
Posted By ohgary
Re: New Icom M803 SSB

The 803 looks similar to the GM800 line of icom HF radios. Maybe a merge in technology.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 06-01-2020, 17:41
Replies: 14,403
Views: 2,093,436
Posted By ohgary
Re: The New Joke Thread

Should be a 45 not a 9 to be more accurate. Could toss in a side of shotgun as well
Forum: Monohull Sailboats 03-01-2020, 07:15
Replies: 3
Views: 583
Posted By ohgary
Re: Tartan 37

You might check out Page Title (https://www.tartan37.com/) they have lots of info and a fourm to talk with other owners. There are several t37 on youtube. Fun on Holiday sailing, Sailing soulianus...
Forum: OpenCPN 31-12-2019, 18:39
Replies: 1
Views: 287
Posted By ohgary
Re: Older Android 2.3.3

With the price of android phones and tablets so low. I wouldnt even bother. Get something newer to run it on.
Forum: Navigation 30-12-2019, 17:47
Replies: 54
Views: 6,767
Posted By ohgary
Re: French Canals UK to the Med

Distant shores folks also went across the canal's a while back as well.
Forum: Marine Electronics 29-12-2019, 13:41
Replies: 33
Views: 3,731
Posted By ohgary
Re: a silly question but = SSB

and can a marine radio converted to the ham bands be convert back to marine and still meet type acceptance?
Forum: Navigation 29-12-2019, 13:30
Replies: 45
Views: 4,668
Posted By ohgary
Re: Radio troubles of a sailor and the promises of software defined radio (SDR)

There seems to be a lot of interweaving of SDR radios and digital modes. SDR radios have nothing to do with modes of operations. SDR radios are simply the way the RF energy is processed. Via a...
Forum: Marine Electronics 29-12-2019, 13:24
Replies: 33
Views: 3,731
Posted By ohgary
Re: a silly question but = SSB

While the shuttle no longer flys, the space station does have ham gear. Your going to need VHF and or UHF ham gear to talk with them, know the schedule they are operating and when they will be...
Forum: Marine Electronics 26-12-2019, 17:02
Replies: 55
Views: 5,050
Posted By ohgary
Re: ICOM IC-78 HF SSB RADIO

Universial radio has them forsale rffun.com Cant ship to us address since they are export only.
Forum: Liveaboard's Forum 22-12-2019, 09:28
Replies: 12
Views: 489
Posted By ohgary
Re: TV Sound System

Bluetooth speakers or a sound bar would be the best option. But it also assumes you have a good audio sources.
Forum: Marine Electronics 18-12-2019, 14:47
Replies: 13
Views: 789
Posted By ohgary
Re: SWR meter readings

I would first want to find out what kind of SWR meter your using. You need one thats good for VHF freq. a CB meter is most likley NOT going to work correctly. an SWR reading should be the same at...
Forum: Navigation 18-12-2019, 14:42
Replies: 45
Views: 4,668
Posted By ohgary
Re: Radio troubles of a sailor and the promises of software defined radio (SDR)

AS a ham I love the if SDR radios, Lots of option to play with to filter out weak signals. . For SSB marine radios most of the "SDR" part is going to be hidden behind simple controls. While the...
Forum: General Sailing Forum 09-12-2019, 17:06
Replies: 39
Views: 7,060
Posted By ohgary
Re: Best flashlight?

Maglights, You can see the way and you can beat the crap of someone trying to board your boat unwanted.
Forum: Marine Electronics 06-12-2019, 20:27
Replies: 29
Views: 1,991
Posted By ohgary
Re: KISS counterpoise vs MFJ-1932

Since most marine SSB stations are using a tuner SWR is pretty unimportant. The tuner will make the radio happy. Get the antenna legnth as long as possible and thats the best you can do. A 40 ft...
Forum: Marine Electronics 29-11-2019, 15:01
Replies: 22
Views: 1,448
Posted By ohgary
Re: Amplifier for 100 watt 12volt shortwave

What power level you at now. MOst HF and SSB radio are already at 100-150 watts. so adding 100watts isnt going to help, Its not +100watts, its just 100 watts. As noted a 500watt amps would be the...
Forum: Our Community 05-10-2019, 11:48
Replies: 11
Views: 1,234
Posted By ohgary
Re: Yachtworld new look

The new search really forces you to use the filters to get anything usable. The new look is also more mobile friendly. Not sure I like it any better or worse. I dont like the tracking they do. My...
Forum: Off Topic Forum 27-09-2019, 03:48
Replies: 14,403
Views: 2,093,436
Posted By ohgary
Re: The New Joke Thread

Forsale:
1992 DMC DeLorean, Good shape, tires good, Runs well, low mileage.
Only driven from time to time.
Forum: Off Topic Forum 25-09-2019, 16:38
Replies: 14,403
Views: 2,093,436
Posted By ohgary
Re: The New Joke Thread

Or for the techies, PBCK, Problem between chair and keyboard.
Forum: Marine Electronics 22-09-2019, 09:00
Replies: 7
Views: 500
Posted By ohgary
Re: SSB transmission disabling AIS reception

IF you power on/off the AIS tranceiver does the issue reset immediately? 2hrs is odd. Desense would go away after the SSB transmitter turns off. What might be happening is your handing the...
Forum: Dollars & Cents 22-09-2019, 08:57
Replies: 7
Views: 1,835
Posted By ohgary
Re: How much room for negotiation?

YOU have all the room you want to take. Buyer always sets the selling price. YOu might not get the boat at the price you want but you set the price your willing to pay for the item.
Forum: Marine Electronics 18-09-2019, 15:45
Replies: 4
Views: 336
Posted By ohgary
Re: Cell phone problem

I assume the "problem' Is noise on the VHF. What that means is your using a cheap Indochinese charger. A properly build charger should not generate noise on your VHF radio.
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