Gme 27 meg radio

 Hey all

I couldnt log on too vn6kc rockingham yesterday.

I could here other people but could not get any response back when trying  to log on. Unscrewed aerial sprayed it with electrical  contact cleaner but still no go, how do i determine if it is the radio or aerial at fault cheers.

Dakka

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 Did you ask for a radio

Mon, 2019-11-18 08:02

 Did you ask for a radio check from anyone. 

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 Happens to me all the time.

Mon, 2019-11-18 12:08

 Happens to me all the time. Time to install a vhf instead

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 HolthNo mate i didnt  just

Mon, 2019-11-18 12:41

 Holth

No mate i didnt  just gave up after trying numerous times.

Crestcutter251 will probs get one, but do you have to bd licenced to operate a vhf.

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 Not yet. Will get 1 though.

Tue, 2019-11-19 08:39

 Not yet. Will get 1 though. Haven't looked into it yet 

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Tue, 2019-11-19 13:56

 Regularly hold both short and long range radio courses at a very reasonable cost.  Only takes a morning to get qualified and if your VHF radio has built in GPS and DSC you can apply for an mmsi number when qualified ...worth the effort