Radio & Electronics Projects
CB QSL Cards
Collected over the years. Some I actually got by making contacts! After sitting stashed away for so long, I pulled them out and was amused by the ‘Americana’ that is illustrated in them. WARNING! It’s one big page of over 1300 thumbnail icons. If you are running barefoot (DSL or Dial-up) it may take a while to load.
Scanner & Shortwave Information
Monterey Agency List
This came from a BBS back in the 90s. Alpha sort of Monterey frequencies.
Monterey Frequency List
The numeric sort of the 90s BBS list.
Short Monterey Frequency
Essential Monterey Frequencies
The top 23. What to tune to to hear the most.
Monterey County Comm Abbreviations
The famous ‘Blue Card’ that the Comm Center uses.
Santa Cruz County Frequencies
A recommended web site for the land of banana slugs.
By Combat Arms. More 10 - codes, CHP 11 - codes, some penal code numbers. This is from 1988 and is California centered.
FCC Database Listing P - Monterey County
Dump of Percon data.
FCC Database Listing G - Monterey County
Dump of Grove data.
Frequentyly Asked Frequencies
The famous Internet Scanner FAF.
Marine Radio Frequencies
Coasties & boaters.
Civil Air Patrol Frquencies
Courtesy of CapCadet69
Monitoring Cable TV Companies
Blow A Rope? Do a Disco? Cable Guy lingo.
Another study of slang.
California Scanner Laws
Be advised of your rights and responsibilities.
The VHF/UHF RF Spectrum
From 30 to 1400 MHz, a list of FCC frequency allocations. 1990s era.
From 1.8 to 30 MHz, a beginners guide of where to listen.
Pirate Radio FAQ
Brought to you courtesy of - The Association of Clandestine Radio Enthusiasts (ACE).
Pirate Radio Log
A Pirate and Clandestine radio listeners little “Black Book” 1995.
Antenna Coax Installations
Stringing wires safely and neatly.
Astatic Microphone Schematics
Useful classic microphone schematics. G-stand , UG-8, TU Kit, T-UG8, T-UG9, T-UP9, TU amplifier, TMD-107, 557, 565-M6 and D104-M6G diagrams, from the back of the wiring booklets. Also the TU Kit installation instructions. Didn’t know I saved that for 30 years.
Astatic Microphne Hook Up Booklet
PDF file of the 1977 CB radio hook up booklet. Authentic notes in the margins at no extra cost.
Homemade D104 Noise Makers
Turn your $99 CB into a Screaming Eagle Chicken.
Micronta 22-204A Multimeter Manual &
No popups or links to malware, the real thing.
Classic Text Files & .pdfs
From the vault of information long forgot. Some interesting newsletters from hobby bulletin board systems.
Baseline News - from 1993
- May, 1993
- June, 1993
- July, 1993
- August, 1993
- September, 1993
- October, 1993
- November, 1993
- December, 1993
DMS News - “The Dreaded Mod Sheet” Newsletters. PDFs.
Bay Area Scanner Enthusiasts (BASE) newsletter: The Listening Post. PDFs
- Jul/Aug 1993
- Sep/Oct 1993
- Nov/Dec 1993
- Jan/Feb 1994
- Mar/Apr 1994
- May/Jun 1994
- Jul/Aug 1994
- Sep/Oct 1994
- Nov/Dec 1994
- Jan/Feb 1995
- Mar/Apr 1995
- May/Jun 1995
- Jul/Aug 1995
- Sep/Oct 1995
- Jan/Feb 1996
- May/Jun 1996
- Jul/Aug 1996
- Sep/Oct 1996
CB - The Social Network of the Seventies
Cledus Maggard (The White Knight) book of CB lingo (pdf) for all you beavers and cottonpickers that need a short short course in talking like you are in a convoy...
Best known CB Handles of the 70s-80s
5483, The Monterey Channel Hawk. "heh heh heh, dirty socks in your mailbox"