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  1. J

    Distance Between TX and RX Antennas on House?

    Hi All, I'd like to install a dual band base antenna (likely no more than 50W at max output) for reporting in to my Skywarn Net and ragchewing. I'd also like to put up a discone or similar wideband RX antenna for monitoring Aircraft, Marine, RR, etc. I'm assuming I can't put them right...
  2. C

    Removing TV antenna and mounting discone

    Good evening, I am new to mounting antennas to anything higher than pole that I had constructed in my back yard. I recently moved into a house that has an old tower with a TV antenna mounted to the top. I would like to get the old antenna down and mount my Diamond D-130J to the top. It is to...
  3. W

    Installing ID880-H in 2014 Jeep Cherokee

    Before I install my Icom ID880-H into my 2014 Jeep Cherokee, I would like some helpful hints. -Routing the power cable from the battery to the radio location. -mounting the control head using the supplied hardware. -locating the main radio unit nearby away from the main dashboard. -using EMI...
  4. J

    jotto vs troy console interoperability??

    Hi All, Forgive me if this is a simple question but I can't find a good answer. Are jotto consoles and troy consoles for radio equipment in vehicles capable of using each other's face plates? The mfg's websites suggest slightly different widths. I was wondering if I buy one brand, can I use...
  5. L

    Scanner and CDM Mounting

    So i am thinking about mounting a scanner (BCD996XT) and a Moto CDM 1250 in a SpectrumForce Desk Mount. I realize I need to keep the antennas a half wave length apart (at least) and I plan on keeping Close Call off on the scanner to prevent Rx'ing everything I Tx. Any other issues I may run...
  6. S

    Mounting a 102" whip on my F250 question?

    Im currently running a firestik off of a driver side front fender mount of my 1999 Ford F250....decent local strength. My buddy just bought a 102" whip from Radio Shack and we decided to briefly install it where my firestik goes. Bam! I was instantly shooting skip without even trying and I was...
  7. brian86

    PG X2-TDMA & Antenna Choices

    Posted in Wrong Spot Moved to.... http://forums.radioreference.com/scanner-receiver-antennas/229663-750-806-yagi-antenna.html#post1674229
  8. C

    Antenna mounting and interference

    I mounted a R.S. 20-176 antenna (which gets rave reviews) just above the roofline and attached the mounting bracket to the back of my “butterfly” uhf TV antenna with the scanner antenna radials only a couple of inches above the T.V antenna.. The scanner antenna now receives worse outside than...
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