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Aruun72

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Re: Good article on CB radios in Jeeps and antenna location
« Reply #1 on: November 25, 2017, 12:00:44 AM »
Just to add on top of this, the grounding they talk about in the article is not the same as grounding that ties back into the negative terminal.  For an antenna, you ground to metal mass to counterpoise the signal being radiated from the antenna.  So you don't have to run your ground far, just to the closest bare metal point like the body panel or the frame.  Don't tie it into a negative power line.
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Re: Good article on CB radios in Jeeps and antenna location
« Reply #2 on: November 25, 2017, 04:54:27 PM »
Good info.
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Re: Good article on CB radios in Jeeps and antenna location
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2018, 08:21:58 AM »
Do most people still use CB's on trails?

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Re: Good article on CB radios in Jeeps and antenna location
« Reply #4 on: February 12, 2018, 10:17:32 AM »
Do most people still use CB's on trails?
Most of us run one when we are out on the trail.


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Re: Good article on CB radios in Jeeps and antenna location
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2018, 12:23:39 PM »
Firestik has a wealth of info on their site; http://www.firestik.com/Tech_Docs.htm.
They cover just about everything from selecting, tuning, the hows/whys.  It's is where I grabbed these from.