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antenna coming 27 Jul 2013 23:02 #12279

  • revreid
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well,i finally got tired of on again,off again reception,so i ordered a mag-mount antenna. found it on sale-is for home patrol. if this doesnt work-i am gonna scream-then listen on home patrol for the police-l o l . i can mount this in my place fairly easy,so,we shall see.

Re: antenna coming 01 Dec 2013 21:08 #12877

  • Duke
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Here's a trick we use in ham radio. Take the magnet mount antenna, cut a circular piece of
metal the same radius as twice the height of the antenna, so the antenna sees a piece of
metal the same height as the antenna in all directions. Place antenna smack dab in the
middle. You got the effect of ground plane radials on the magnet. You can stick this on
top of a refrigerator or a cabinet. Works. DUKE, WB9OJD
Last Edit: 31 Jul 2016 13:50 by Duke. Reason: spelling
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