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Astatic’s Final Edition D-104 Silver Eagle

The definition of astatic that best suits the D-104 line of microphones is the one immediately above: having no particular directional characteristics. For years this mic dubbed the “lollypop” has been the most sensitive microphone known in the communications field. They have the capability of picking up everything in a room and more. I remember […]

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CBWI November 2001 RCI 6900F TB ALC Mod, Tune-Up, And PCB Adjustment Locations

The ALC modification requires the removal of surface mount parts and the addition of conventional through-hole type parts. When removing these components, take extra care not to overheat the circuit board. The traces will lift quite easily. When installing standard components, due to their larger size, it’s best to solder them to the trace where […]

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CBWI July 2001 First Web Issue

Well…this is the first web issue of the CB World Informer newsletter. As always, it took longer than anticipated. The more time spent on an article, the more information came to the surface. All this inspired new ideas and changes. This issue evolved from a simple information source to an online magazine. Back in 1997, […]

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CBWI October 1996 Did You Know?

On the RCI 2950 in memory channel mode there is a way to transfer the memory channel frequency into the manual mode. Many of you know that when on a memory channel you can’t change the frequency with the cursor and up/down buttons. This can only be done in the manual mode. Once you press […]

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CBWI February 1997 MODERN COAXIAL LIGHTNING ARRESTORS: POLYPHASER VS. I.C.E.

This is a comparison report between coaxial cable lightning arrestor units manufactured by Polyphaser Corp. and Industrial Communication Engineers, Ltd. Both companies manufacture a wide variety of such protective devices and are sold worldwide. Each of the designs described in this report is protected. by patents issued by the U.S.- Bureau of Patents and Trademarks […]

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