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    Discone Scanner Antenna Near 100 W HF Dipole

    So I recently updated my scanner setup and installed a Comet wide band discone on my roof connected to an SDS-200. I am also a ham and operate a lot of FT8 at 100 watts on 20 and 40 meters from a dipole antenna located about 15 feet from the discone. I've noticed if I am monitoring the scanner...
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    NMO Mount with Factory Roof FM Antenna Hole

    Hi all, Yesterday, I was looking at my ugly mag-mount U/V antenna I have on my trunk (2008 Ford Fusion), and had an idea. I don't use the AM/FM or Sirius functionality in my car (my phone has all the music I'll ever need), and I've already purchased a stubby replacement antenna mast for the...
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    Baofeng UV-5R (Begginer Alert)

    Sorry for writing an essay, but I wanted to make it as easy as possible to answer my questions. I just recently received a UV-5R Ham Radio. No worries, I have transmitting permit, but transmitting isn't what I'm here for. I've been having trouble with the thing for a while, I've...
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    Baofeng not Transmitting?

    I've been using my Baofeng BFF8-HP for a while now, and I recently received my technician's license. I called CQ several times and got no response. I became frustrated and tried to talk on a frequency I knew was used by a local crowd in Connecticut (I live on Long Island, near the north shore)...