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102" fiberglass antenna

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102" fiberglass antenna

Post by renegade6811 » Saturday, 31 December 2016, 18:48 PM

I have a fiberglass antenna that I'm supposed to run with a flag on certain job sites. My question is it has to go on a van, should I mount it on the back bumper or do I dare drill into the side of it and if so where?




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Re: 102" fiberglass antenna

Post by milkman21218 » Sunday, 01 January 2017, 1:17 AM

I would use a ball mount with some 8x coax on the drivers side near the rear of the van. About 3-4 ft above the ground.


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Re: 102" fiberglass antenna

Post by renegade6811 » Sunday, 01 January 2017, 18:22 PM

Well my fiberglass antenna was broke so I've got a 5' fire stick antenna on the roof of my van channel 1 swr's are 1.41 and 40 is 1 flat. But the CB seems really quiet. Is even 19 that dead?



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Re: 102" fiberglass antenna

Post by renegade6811 » Sunday, 01 January 2017, 18:41 PM

Well my fiberglass antenna was broke so I ended up installing a 5' firestik on the drivers side rear on the roof. Swr's on channel 1 is 1.41 and channel 40 1 flat. But is even 19 completely dead anymore?



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Re: 102" fiberglass antenna

Post by renegade6811 » Sunday, 01 January 2017, 20:13 PM

Antenna was bad so I put a firestik 5' on the roof, set channel 1 is at 1.41 and channel 40 is at a 1. But I can't believe how dead the radio is, heard a ringing on ssb 1-40 and it just stayed the same so I gave up we'll try again tomorrow.




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Re: 102" fiberglass antenna

Post by 295 antenna » Monday, 02 January 2017, 16:12 PM

The radio has been pretty quiet for a few days now ,i got some skip about four days ago for about an hour but it was weak . I quess nobody got a radio for Christmas lol


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Re: 102" fiberglass antenna

Post by jessejamesdallas » Monday, 02 January 2017, 19:22 PM

My radios all work just fine, and channel 19 and the other 39 channels are all "dead" too!

Must be some kind of cb virus... lol


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Re: 102" fiberglass antenna

Post by renegade6811 » Tuesday, 03 January 2017, 9:01 AM

God I guess I still get a constant ringing out of ssb even this morning I'll try it on the interstate this morning




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