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Old 10-06-2011, 17:47   #13661
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Vacuum tubes? My CB days with an Eagle 500 amplifier with 2 tubes driving 5, 20LF6 tubes for about 500 illegal watts rms, with pep's of 1200 watts...

Moon Bounce, around the world communications with reqular contacts in Austraila all on CB frequencies...

Now it's all Transistors
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Old 10-06-2011, 17:50   #13662
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Blame the Aliens....it all started at Roswell !
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Old 10-06-2011, 18:59   #13663
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You said Roswell...Its funny how the guberment desided on "AREA 51" for their close encounter shelter!
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Old 10-06-2011, 19:03   #13664
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Vacuum tubes? My CB days with an Eagle 500 amplifier with 2 tubes driving 5, 20LF6 tubes for about 500 illegal watts rms, with pep's of 1200 watts...

Moon Bounce, around the world communications with reqular contacts in Austraila all on CB frequencies...

Now it's all Transistors
You naughty boy! Going linear without a license.
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Old 10-06-2011, 19:09   #13665
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OH but I had a License but not for that much power! Breaker Breaker 19!
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Old 10-06-2011, 19:27   #13666
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OH but I had a License but not for that much power! Breaker Breaker 19!
The truckers could probably hear you in the fillings of their teeth!
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Old 10-06-2011, 19:43   #13667
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In the early 90's I had a college job in the computer main frame center. I made back up files on huge magnetic tape reels and organized them on long rows of tape shelves. Printed large files on huge dot matric printers (very loud). One job perk was I could have an email address. I remember thinking, why? Nobody I know has email or even internet.

My engineering school computer lab had the best computers in the school with hard drives of 32M.

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Old 10-06-2011, 19:48   #13668
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The Tube amp was nasty dirty and splattered audio on almost anything, phone lines and handsets...not neighbor friendly for 1/2 a mile!

I bought about 10 4' floresencent tube lights and for giggles I placed them on the roof of my truck near the one of the antennas and keyed up quite a light show in the parking lot! Bright at night!

There used to be a set of railroad crossing gates that would come down as the RF interfered with the system...Hello! had a few laughs with that one!
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Old 10-06-2011, 20:19   #13669
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we had a gent in the 'hood that was totally obnoxious with his CB, running well over 1K of power, even complaining to "Uncle Charlie" didn't do any good.
A couple of well mis-placed steel staples in his co-ax quieted him right down. And who could he complain to.......
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Old 10-06-2011, 22:00   #13670
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One job perk was I could have an email address. I remember thinking, why? Nobody I know has email or even internet.
Yeah, I had an external corporate e-mail address for years before I ever bothered sending one. I figured internal e-mail was good enough.

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we had a gent in the 'hood that was totally obnoxious with his CB, running well over 1K of power, even complaining to "Uncle Charlie" didn't do any good.
A couple of well mis-placed steel staples in his co-ax quieted him right down. And who could he complain to.......
I had two neighbors who put their radios on steroids. One was a ham operator who made a huge antenna out of bamboo poles and a tall center mast. It looked like a giant box kite. The other guy supercharged his CB setup and turned his shed into his man cave.
When they broadcast, their voices used to come over our television.
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:20   #13671
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Thanks Geesie, I haven't had a chance to do a FULL inventory in a while.....

do you happen to know what deck/locker I left my last 2 cases of 1967 vintage Crown Royal in ??


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They were moved.
Will get back to you.
Maybe...
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:21   #13672
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Did I mention negotiations?
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With the Borg Queen?
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:22   #13674
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I might have left certain factoids out....
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Old 10-07-2011, 03:26   #13675
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OK...then.
Back from 1967 in the TARDIS.

You will find the 42 cases... yes, 42...in locker 67 on deck 67.
Thought that would help you remember.







OK...off to year 6767 for...stuff.
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Old 10-07-2011, 06:47   #13676
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Old 10-07-2011, 15:17   #13677
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TGIF

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At least THIS raucous inebriated debauched revelry is being conducted by nutricious participants!
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At least THIS raucous inebriated debauched revelry is being conducted by nutricious participants!
I partied with broccoli once in college, but I did not inhale.
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