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by wwhitby
Sun Nov 07, 2010 10:13 am
Forum: Employment
Topic: RR workwear: Discussed here!
Replies: 232
Views: 173494

Re: RR workwear: Discussed here!

I'm not a rail, but I wear Roundhouse brand overalls. I hadn't worn overalls since I was little, however I rediscovered overalls a couple of years ago. Now, that's all I wear when i'm not at my day job in the fall and winter. They're much more comfortable than blue jeans, and don't dig in my waist (...
by wwhitby
Sat Nov 06, 2010 3:54 pm
Forum: CSX Transportation
Topic: Montgomery, AL
Replies: 2
Views: 763

Re: Montgomery, AL

I live in Prattville and work in Montgomery. If you aren't already a member, go to www.alrails.com and join the alrails email list. It covers all things Alabama railroading, and there are several folks from the local area that are members. ALso, if you use ATCSMon, I run a server for the Montgomery ...
by wwhitby
Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:40 pm
Forum: Radio and Communications
Topic: The Ultimate antenna, with strings attached
Replies: 5
Views: 8428

Re: The Ultimate antenna, with strings attached

Get an antenna tuned for 160 or 161 Mhz, and get it up as high as you possibly can. Many higher gain ham antennas do allow you to tune for the railroad band (my Cushcraft ARX-2b does so.) You'll also need quality coax - my current favorite is good LMR-400 type. You may want to either get a good Ham ...
by wwhitby
Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:33 pm
Forum: Radio and Communications
Topic: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators!
Replies: 99
Views: 51793

Re: CQ, CQ, Calling all RR.Net Amateur Radio (Ham) operators!

Warren Whitby
KE4ITL
Prattville, Autauga County, Alabama

73 everyone
by wwhitby
Mon Jan 18, 2010 7:32 pm
Forum: Radio and Communications
Topic: Scanners-what do you use when railfanning?
Replies: 116
Views: 63625

Re: Scanners-what do you use when railfanning?

I use a Motorola MT2000 or 99 channel MT1000 for local railfanning. I'll also use a Relm HS200 and I have a PRO-83 with all the AAR channels programmed in to take with me when I travel.

Warren

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