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Base Station CB Antenna

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peacefrog922

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I am looking to get a base ( home ) station antenna. I cannot put an antenna on my roof but would like to know what is the best alternative. Also, what antenna would be best. Any information is appreciated.
 

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I am looking to get a base ( home ) station antenna. I cannot put an antenna on my roof but would like to know what is the best alternative. Also, what antenna would be best. Any information is appreciated.
Is the antenna being visible a problem? If not, can you attach a mast to the side of the house with a bracket?
 

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Depending on your living situation you can also use a wire dipole cut for 11 metres. They can be hung in a tree and be nearly invisible or they can be attached to the eaves of a house. When the dipole is put up as an inverted V it actually works quite well on CB. I had one for a short time just to test it and found I was able to make contacts up to ten miles away.
 

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I am looking to get a base ( home ) station antenna. I cannot put an antenna on my roof but would like to know what is the best alternative. Also, what antenna would be best. Any information is appreciated.
Walcott Radio sells some nice looking antennas, and they do mail-order...
 
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