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antenna suggestions

Help with installing an Antenna, or just choosing the right antenna to go with your radio, or your mobile.

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antenna suggestions

Post by Sillybiscuit » Thursday, 31 August 2017, 17:52 PM

Hello all... I have a galaxy 88 and a hood/fender mount on a 2008 Ford F-150. What antenna do you suggest. Want it to be somewhat conspicuous ( not too noticeable)

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Re: antenna suggestions

Post by MDYoungblood » Friday, 01 September 2017, 6:38 AM

Hello Sillybiscuit,
Welcome to the forum. I have always found the stealth antennas never work very well so my suggestion is a magnet mount antenna which is easily removed, the Sirio 5000 Performer or Turbo on the magnet mount is my choice.
As being a new member to the forum could you post an intro in the "Welcome to the Forum" topic, viewforum.php?f=89 , so others can say "Hi", thanks.

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Re: antenna suggestions

Post by battyice » Sunday, 03 September 2017, 13:35 PM

A 4' Firestick would do a fine job. Up to you if you like the appearance or not. Could also mount in a stake pocket in the box, just make sure the antenna is long enough to get up and over the cab. I have a 4' Firestick on a spring, and the performance is excellent.
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Re: antenna suggestions

Post by 443 Arizona » Sunday, 10 September 2017, 14:20 PM

well keep in mind that it always seams guys will want more and more out of their system than what was first thought.
ask yourself if you want to be a serious CBer or settle for what ever you end up with.
any system will get you around the block , and then if you want 10+ miles your into a different system.
skipshooting is a little bit of an art/science unto itself.
so you want an in-conspicuous ant.? yes a magnetic mounted small unit fits that purpose, what you have can be moved to a spot where you dont see it.
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