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KO4IPV

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Just installed a Mobil antenna,should this antenna be tuned? It is a receiving antenna only , NMO Mount high frequency antenna, for a SDS100
 

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The best performance will be when its tuned to your operating frequency. A worst case example I've seen is a VHF 5/8 whip tuned to the 146Mhz amateur band being over 10dB down receiving 162MHz weather channels, compared to the same whip tuned to 162Mhz.

Just installed a Mobil antenna,should this antenna be tuned? It is a receiving antenna only , NMO Mount high frequency antenna, for a SDS100
 
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