Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by 108EH002 » 16 Aug 2018, 17:25

I usually just change to a smaller tuning step,when I am close enough to the required frequency spyder3,but I know what you mean for ssb freebanding.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by 108EH002 » 19 Aug 2018, 07:02

spyder3 = I found the L2 works far better on ssb with memory mode off,set to FR in the menu and press mem for a few seconds for store,with the channel change/vco depressed and the required step chosen,you can use the up/down buttons on the mic/CH up and down on radio/ch change/vco,and this makes the L2 far better than going up/down in steps ending with a 0 or 5 like the G2.This makes the L2 a better radio for what I want a CB to do ;)
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by spyder3 » 21 Aug 2018, 17:32

Thank you,

I’ll try that.
I like Lincoln-2+, not so much noise compare to Grant-2, variable output power allows me to transmit from a few watts up to 450W on SSB (Texas Star 500). Good radio.

Actually there is no long range propagation here, US stations only. The last good QSO was a couple of months ago with 3SD100 on 27.555 USB.
No Europe, no Brazil – just N Carolina, Florida, Ohio etc on 27.385 LSB :(
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by 108EH002 » 22 Aug 2018, 17:23

Once the L2 is set up spyder3,it goes through the frequencies more like an hf set does,when using the up/down Ch change buttons on the mic,for each tuning step required,my L2 out of memory sits on 27.555 ;)

Not hearing much long dx at the moment on ssb,mostly Eu,but the short skip into 26/29/68/163 was running last few day's,29 on Ch19 Ukfm last night.Usually 1/13/14 heard here the most on Ssb.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Adidas SoulBoy » 29 Oct 2019, 18:50

108EH002 wrote:
15 Aug 2018, 06:59
The L2 I use has 27.781.2 Fm,27.555 Usb,27.385 Lsb,27.315 Fm,27.275 Usb,27.025 Am,stored into the memories,and I just use the channel change/vco to get either side of each frequency/mode stored.I only use 10m radios on 27MHz CB,so it works fine for me ;)
Hi how did you manage to save 27.7812 in your lincoln, mine saves as 27.785

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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by 108EH002 » 30 Oct 2019, 15:32

You have to change the setting in the menu from CH -(channel) to FR - (frequency) and store,and you can adjust the frequency using the span line under each of the digits that can be changed.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Adidas SoulBoy » 30 Oct 2019, 17:54

108EH002 wrote:
30 Oct 2019, 15:32
You have to change the setting in the menu from CH -(channel) to FR - (frequency) and store,and you can adjust the frequency using the span line under each of the digits that can be changed.
Hi mate, i done that already and it still wont save as 27.7812 it may be the lincoln 2 plus

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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by 108EH002 » 31 Oct 2019, 13:15

Sold the L2 V3 at the start of the year A.S,so don't have one infront of me to tell you how I done it.

But it is possible as I done it with a V1 aswell.

If you take the radio out of memory mode and change to FR in the menu,you will achieve frequencies ending in more than a 5 or 0 ?

If your radio is a + it will be on the front above the screen.
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Re: Lincoln 2 or grant 2 which is the better performer?

Post by Adidas SoulBoy » 01 Nov 2019, 01:33

108EH002 wrote:
31 Oct 2019, 13:15
Sold the L2 V3 at the start of the year A.S,so don't have one infront of me to tell you how I done it.

But it is possible as I done it with a V1 aswell.

If you take the radio out of memory mode and change to FR in the menu,you will achieve frequencies ending in more than a 5 or 0 ?

If your radio is a + it will be on the front above the screen.
hi bud yes you correct i done that , now im just trying to save it into one of the 6 memories and it saves as 27,7850 instead of 27.7812 when it has saved in the memory. i do appreciate your help

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