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MDH33
03-03-2010, 10:32 AM
I need some external speakers for my ham and CB. I have been looking on Ebay and have seen several that look like they would work but I was not sure if the Wattage and Ohm ratings make a difference?? they range from 5 to 20 watts and are either 4 or 8 ohm.

I have a Yaesu FT8800 Ham and Uniden 520 CB. Not sure if that will make a difference. Also was wondering if I'll need separate speakers, or can I run both radios to one speaker using a splitter??

corsair23
03-03-2010, 01:46 PM
Wish I would have seen this before I left the house, I could have brought a couple to the meeting for you to try...

IIRC I have both the Yaesu speaker as well as one of the cheapies off ebay, maybe even another. I can tell you that you get what you pay for on the cheapy ebay one.

If you're ever down south, or don't mind waiting till the April meeting, you're welcome to try them out to give you some ideas on what you want. IIRC the Yaesu manual tells you (in the back) what the specs of the speaker need to be.

chtucker
03-03-2010, 04:03 PM
don't buy anything...

I have boxes and boxes of motorola speakers.. only problem is I am in Leadville, but I do head down the hill a bunch..

They look this

http://cgi.ebay.com/Motorla-HSN4019-13-watt-speaker-for-all-5-pin-mobiles._W0QQitemZ190374288106QQcmdZViewItemQQimsxZ20100221?IMSfp=TL100221142013r33287

You would have to put whatever style plug you need on it..

I probably have 50 of them... I can't make them all disappear at once..

chtucker
03-03-2010, 04:07 PM
I will be in Salida this weekend if that helps get things moved around. Should be there Friday and Saturday nights, skiing Monarch Sat and Sun.

When are you coming through Buena Vista? Thats where I have them stashed.... at the big house:D in Johnson's Village

MDH33
03-03-2010, 04:15 PM
Awesome. Why do you have so many? :hill:

jacdaw
03-03-2010, 04:16 PM
I would love to have one of these again. The box has great resonance at human voice frequencies and when the speaker dies, R.S. has a replacement that pops right in. How much do you want for these?

chtucker
03-03-2010, 04:18 PM
Why, cause my boss is a pack rat...

Free is the price.. get them out of my hair...

Just need to figure out how to get them to you all...

LARGEONE
03-03-2010, 04:24 PM
Would one of these work in the 80 series lower speaker spot (left knee)?

I'd be interested in rigging something up for under there to hear my CB better.

jacdaw
03-03-2010, 04:25 PM
Why, cause my boss is a pack rat...

Free is the price.. get them out of my hair...

Just need to figure out how to get them to you all...Thanks, a couple of :beer: are in your future, if you're so inclined...

jacdaw
03-03-2010, 04:28 PM
Would one of these work in the 80 series lower speaker spot (left knee)?

I'd be interested in rigging something up for under there to hear my CB better.If not, Paul, I have something with a slightly smaller speaker that you can have when the Motorola arrives. It is really loud with my FT-90, too loud in fact, so mounted down by your shin might be a good thing.

jacdaw
03-03-2010, 04:33 PM
We're working on a plan to get them down this weekend, let you guys know if we figure something out.Thanks Dave, a :beer: or two for you as well.

MDH33
03-03-2010, 04:43 PM
This is great. put me down for a couple. :thumb: :beer:

nuclearlemon
03-03-2010, 05:20 PM
i'd like to get one also.

Hulk
03-03-2010, 05:54 PM
Yeah, I'd like to get one as well. :)

Romer
03-03-2010, 06:11 PM
Me likey one too :D

corsair23
03-03-2010, 06:15 PM
Throw me in the want 2 category (1 for the LX, 1 for the 40) :thumb: - I'll compare it to the 2 I have :)

chtucker
03-06-2010, 08:52 AM
First box delivered to Dave... I have more..

jacdaw
03-06-2010, 09:34 AM
First box delivered to Dave... I have more..Thanks for letting us help you clean out your storage!:thumb: I love these old Motorola speaker housings.

jacdaw
03-06-2010, 04:36 PM
I have them and will be back in Denver Sunday night, so distro next week.
Awesomeness. Thanks Dave! :thumb:
:bowdown:

MDH33
03-06-2010, 04:45 PM
I have them and will be back in Denver Sunday night, so distro next week.

Thanks guys. Dave, let me know how/when I can procure mine. I can probably come down to Denver next week.

:beer:

MDH33
03-08-2010, 06:48 AM
Martin, you're gonna have to work with me. Maybe Evergreen Sat or Sun, whichever day I make it up skiing.

Ok, set a couple aside for me and we'll try for next weekend. :thumb:

MDH33
03-08-2010, 07:45 AM
Correct me if I'm wrong. My count is 10, so there should be a couple still available.

MDH33 x 2
Romer x 1
Hulk x 1
80lolux4x4 x 2
corsair23 x 2
nuclearlemon x 1
LARGEONE x 1


What about fo' yo'self?? ;)

sleeoffroad
03-08-2010, 08:00 AM
Dave, I would like to get one as well. Maybe give to someone that is going to Moab this weekend, or CM meeting?

corsair23
03-08-2010, 02:31 PM
Dave, thanks for grabbing those!

I'm in no hurry so whatever is convenient even if it is the next RS meeting or whatever :thumb:

nuclearlemon
03-08-2010, 02:35 PM
dave, thanks for getting those picked up for everyone.

jacdaw
03-08-2010, 06:12 PM
Dave, I can swing down Tuesday, can I buy you lunch? And I could go home via Golden with Christo's, plus bring Paul's to Broomfiled as well.Correct me if I'm wrong. My count is 10 11, so there should be a couple at least one still available.

MDH33 x 2
Romer x 1
Hulk x 1
80lolux4x4 x 2
corsair23 x 2
nuclearlemon x 1
LARGEONE x 1
sleeoffroad x 1

chtucker
03-09-2010, 02:06 PM
Just let me know when you want more...

Romer
03-09-2010, 02:22 PM
Dave, should I drop by your work on the way home?

Thanks to both of you

Romer
03-09-2010, 03:47 PM
On my way to DC in the morning. I'll get it from you later. No hurry.

jacdaw
03-09-2010, 05:35 PM
Christo's is delivered and my is already installed. Sounds great and now my parking brake handle is unobstructed. This shape is so much better than my previous one. Thanks guys!

Paul, when I hear from you, I'll head over with yours. I don't want to show up unexpected.

MDH33
03-09-2010, 07:17 PM
Darn, I didn't think of it, but John you could have picked mine up too since I'll see you Friday.. :rolleyes:

Corbet
03-09-2010, 07:58 PM
I would like one if possible. I can take delivery at Moab this weekend if someone can bring one out?

chtucker
03-09-2010, 08:21 PM
If anyone is taking the I-70/Copper Mountain/Leadville/Monarch route and wants another box of speakers... Let me know...


Anyone looking for a 50amp 12volt supply?

wesintl
03-09-2010, 08:24 PM
any xtra dave?

jacdaw
03-09-2010, 08:34 PM
Darn, I didn't think of it, but John you could have picked mine up too since I'll see you Friday.. :rolleyes: Martin, I got two but am only using one at the moment. You can have this one (the only brand new, never used one in the bunch, just solder on a plug)...Friday? All you have to do is tell me the address of City Hall. You know it's a small town when the web site only has phone numbers and email address. "C'mon, everyone knows which building is city hall..."

MDH33
03-09-2010, 08:39 PM
Martin, I got two but am only using one at the moment. You can have this one (the only brand new, never used one in the bunch, just solder on a plug)...Friday? All you have to do is tell me the address of City Hall. You know it's a small town when the web site only has phone numbers and email address. "C'mon, everyone knows which building is city hall..."

Right on, thanks John. :thumb:

As for Idaho Springs city hall, I was just going to look for the tall, official looking building with all the Toyotas parked outside. :hill:

corsair23
03-09-2010, 08:49 PM
any xtra dave?

If not, you can have one of the two I requested Wes :thumb:

Corbet
03-09-2010, 09:13 PM
Thanks. :cheers:

Corbet
04-07-2010, 04:56 PM
Dave, can you bring mine to CM10 or hand it of to someone who can.:thumb:Thanks

RockRunner
04-07-2010, 05:13 PM
I am always Johny come lately but if there are any more or if/when we get some more I would love one. The 4Runner is not exactly the ideal listening environment.

RockRunner
04-07-2010, 05:14 PM
I still have several of your speakers sitting in my house. I cannot make the meeting tonight, so we need to come up with a hand-off. I should be home about 6:30~6:45 tonight so if someone coming up from the south wanted to stop by and take them that would be fine. Otherwise I will start the afternoon stops next week if you want.

Dave where do you live? You can PM if you want since I would like one.

jacdaw
04-07-2010, 09:31 PM
Dave, Martin has one of mine, so the one you have earmarked for him is mine now. I will be back in CO around May 10th. If you don't want to hang on to it that long, feel free to find a home for it. :thumb:

MDH33
04-08-2010, 07:13 AM
Dave, as John mentioned, he gave me one of his, but I requested 2, so I'll still be wanting 1. I am heading to Montana for 9 days, so I won't be back in CO until the 19th. If someone could get mine and keep it for me until then, that would be great. Thanks again.

Romer
04-08-2010, 07:35 AM
Dave, will you have them at work today or tomorrow?

RockRunner
04-15-2010, 07:26 AM
Dave can I get one from you this weekend?

RockRunner
04-15-2010, 08:01 AM
Call me at work, 303*97!/!!45

Air Randy
04-15-2010, 08:30 AM
If there are any extras grab me 2 or 1 or whatever.

nuclearlemon
04-19-2010, 11:17 AM
me. i'm headed south probably sat to help part a rig, i could detour by your place.

corsair23
04-19-2010, 11:27 AM
Gave 1 to Tom Rompies and he has 2 for you Randy. I have about 4 or 5 left in my truck, I know Hulk, Jeff Zettl and Romer were supposed to get one. Who else am I missing? I think I need to get another box from Howard.

2 for me but I think Wes was wanting one of mine...So either 2 for me or 1 for me and 1 for Wes :) - At this point would it be easier just running into you at BFE with a :beer: for speakers? :hill:

MDH33
04-19-2010, 12:30 PM
I still need to get mine somehow. I don't get down the hill much these days. :(

corsair23
04-19-2010, 12:42 PM
If you run out feel free to pass on mine to someone with an immediate need...I could wait for the next batch if needed :thumb:

jacdaw
04-19-2010, 06:17 PM
We have 5 left in the box and I have one at home that was I going to use that could be used if someone is in immediate need.
Is one of those mine Dave? I gave one of mine to Martin before I left for Cali so he didn't have to wait for a hookup with you...

I have a new old car to outfit now. And dang if I don't need to go radio shopping again too.

TIMZTOY
04-24-2010, 05:16 PM
I would like to have one also. If there are any left I smiled from page 1 to 8 lol

nattybumppo
04-26-2010, 05:06 AM
I would also like to get on the list for one of these speakers when you re-supply.

Mendocino
04-26-2010, 07:01 AM
Dave,

I'll take two when if additional ones are available. My two current external speakers (Ham and CB) are woefully inadequate.

nuclearlemon
04-26-2010, 08:30 AM
dave, are you going to cm? if not, can i hook up with you fri-sun?

chtucker
04-26-2010, 12:24 PM
I have another box... I prefer to either to hand them off along I-70 weekends or Johnson's Village during the week...

I am headed to Denver May 8th...

or they can always be picked up in Leadville

Ron Helmuth
05-16-2010, 12:00 AM
very generous crowd as always on here...

Just wanted to mention that if you run an aftermarket head unit-many have an external jack input on the front face-a simple mini to mini connection from rear of CB/Ham Radio (external speaker output) to the front of the head unit serves to accomplish the same purpose.

Selecting Aux Input on your head unit allows you to hear the CB/Ham through all your vehicle speakers. Some care is needed when transmitting of course to prevent feedback...

just throwing it out there...read about this on the T4R.org forum and wish I had thought of it - before I bought an external speaker

nuclearlemon
05-21-2010, 04:09 PM
i can probably swing down and pick mine up. thanks dave

TIMZTOY
05-21-2010, 07:39 PM
ill take one if you have any extra's

jacdaw
05-25-2010, 10:03 PM
Dave, I can hook up with you starting on Thursday. If you have one with missing thumbscrews or even a missing bracket, I'd take it.

MDH33
06-01-2010, 02:59 PM
I am planning on making it to the meeting, but that's the only time I'll be down the hill in the foreseeable future.

corsair23
06-01-2010, 04:15 PM
Who (being Martin, Matt, Ken, Jeff and John) will be at the meeting tomorrow? Can I give your speakers to one of you to take? I cannot make the regular meeting.

I will be here at work from about 7 to 4 tomorrow and be here until about 4:30 tonight. I will be over at Cherry Creek this evening for an hour or two. Thinking might be able to catch up to Romer, Hulk or Zettl.

I'll be at the meeting tomorrow but not sure I can swing meeting up with you before hand...One of the :Princess:'s has soccer tryouts near Belleview & Santa Fe at 4:30 tomorrow and then I'll be blazing to the meeting from there :(

jacdaw
06-01-2010, 09:01 PM
Dave, I can meet you before the meeting. Give me an address and a time and I'll be there.

jacdaw
06-02-2010, 11:42 AM
I'm going to shoot to swing by Stevinson somewhere near the meeting ending time.:thumb:Great, see ya then.