1. R

    Paint for antenna

    Hey folks. Got an A99 today and the Mrs thinks I need to paint it black to avoid Karen. Any suggestions on paint? I’ve heard that some spray paints may ruin the antenna so didn’t want to grab just any random can from Home Depot. Robert
  2. K

    1 Antenna 2 feeds

    Has any run into a issue where you have 2 feeds running on 1 raspberry pi and using 1 antenna where the audio mixes on both feeds? When I use 2 separate antennas and the audio mixing goes away.
  3. W

    A quick question from a beginner in antenna...

    Suppose that I'm installing an omnidirectional antenna for both transmission & reception purpose at the elevation of ≈100ft. If I want to effectively communicate with a few targets all at the elevation of ≈0ft and horizontally ≈5100ft from the antenna, what's the maximum acceptable gain for this...
  4. Salvatorejrc

    Adapter Recommendations

    I interchange antennas frequently on my sds100, and I was wondering if there are any adapters that I could put on that will take the damage and wear over time, rather than the scanner itself.
  5. A

    Grounding a Tram 1481 dual band antenna

    Hi All, I'm new to amateur radio and I'm trying to set up my shack and could use your help. I bought a Tram 1481 antenna and plan to mount it on the side of my covered roof back porch. The porch is 20 feet off the ground, since my house is on a hill that slopes down behind it. The supports...
  6. FLA727

    Mast and antenna grounding

    Been around CB's several years but all mobile, never a "base" setup at the house and I am a novice all the way. The setup will not be using any amps and the base will be a Galaxy DX 2547 (stock as far as I know). So it seems the more I read the more I get confused. I have read over several...
  7. InspectorWatts

    PSR500/PSR600: Best Aftermarket Antennas for PSR-500

    Hey folks, First of all, I'm a newbie. Not knowledgeable at all. But I recently purchased a used PSR-500 off eBay and I'm pretty stoked because I've always wanted a scanner. Somehow I have, with the help of software, been able to program my scanner to receive my local emergency talk groups...
  8. HWG

    Bearcat III - Missing Antenna

    Trying to revive an Electra Bearcat III scanner (pretty neat old scanner) but the antenna that screws in down through the top has went missing. Trying to locate one to keep this little project going.
  9. Danny37

    EM wave antenna?

    So I've been looking around for a new antenna and I've come across the EM wave brand. The antenna are bit more expensive but they seem to be built well from what i can see. The problem is a Google search shows barely any reviews. Anyone here own one? How do you like it? Also, I've noticed tram...
  10. E

    Antenna on a Fiberglass Airboat - Grounding Question

    I'm a member of my local fire department, where we have this airboat equipped with a dual band radio. It may be hard to see in this picture, but the antenna is mounted toward the front, right in front of the cab. Transmit quality is not great on it. Since it's a fiberglass boat and that...
  11. D

    Antenna upgrade on the Whistler ws1065

    Hello, I’m looking for some help in upgrading my mobile antenna. Right now I have a tram 1199 through the glass antenna but I don’t get great signal and feel that I miss calls on the scanner. I listen to fire departments on the p25 system in Rhode Island and that is what I feel I don’t get good...
  12. T

    Base Antenna for Zello RoIP link

    So our agency is going to trial Zello for public safety. Below is our configuration (simplified) if you're interested. To get to the point. I'm looking for a base antenna for a VHF Motorola PM400, the frequency is 159.6. Below are the options I'm considering, any thoughts or opinions? Laird...
  13. M

    Help Identifying Antenna Connection

    Hello! I recently picked up a magnetic base antenna mount with a 16' cable at a local yard sale. It did not come with the antenna itself. I am having trouble identifying what kind of connection that this mount has. The connection has female threads that are bigger than SMA, and has no pin or...
  14. Remtronix REM-820S Scanner Antenna

    Remtronix REM-820S Scanner Antenna

    Remtronix REM-820S scanner antenna, new in package, SMA male, fits the BCD436HP and SDS100 scanners, $25 shipped to CONUS.
  15. M

    Is it possible to use a yagi antenna to receive and monopole to transmit in the same system?

    Hello, I am trying to create a pet tracker and was wondering if its possible to use a monopole antenna to send and receive signals to the handheld device from the pet collar, and then to track the location of the pet collar, use the yagi for directional finding. So the pet tracker would...
  16. AK4FD

    Browning Tri-Band Antenna Question

    I just recently bought 2 Browning BR-137 Tri-Band antennas for my POV and something occurred to me; Do antennas have a MPH rating? Is there a certain speed they are rated for before they weaken & become a projectile thru someone’s windshield behind you?? I’ve tried looking everywhere and cant...
  17. M

    Look for a d220 r

    Looking for D220R Or a D. too 20 any make possible Would prefer under$50 at possible as I'm trying to replace products that I lost during the paradise fire Here in California Any help would be appreciated thank you
  18. N

    BCD436HP: Poor reception, programming concerns

    This is my first time posting so I will try and include as much information as possible. Recently I purchased a Uniden BCD436HP, 100ft of LMR-400, and a tram 1410 disc cone antenna. After receiving the Uniden I connected it to the antenna approximately 25 ft above ground. I updated the...
  19. D

    Question on RHWA-450-sbm antenna

    I just received the RHWA-450 -SBM Scanner Antenna from Arcadian. I'm pretty sure its helping my UHF and VHF but concerned that the BNC connection doesn't fully lock on my TRX-1. Seems there is a bump that prevents the antenna from fully locking onto the Whistler. Should that be a concern?
  20. D

    Amazon won't deliver antennas to CA

    This morning I tried buying different scanner antennas to my apartment in CA. I just can't believe it. The message kept coming up can't deliver to your location. Has something to do I think with warranty issues. I had to order an antenna from somewhere else.