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Dealing with a Sun/Moonroof

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JRichard

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I'm leaning at an NMO install on my Pontiac Pursuit but I'm curious as to the best location on the roof to place the mount. I've got a sunroof to consider which takes a good chunk of the roof away as a groundplane and I'm afraid this will make finding an appropriate location more difficult. Would centering from the edge of the rear window to the back edge of the sunroof be the best option-the roof slopes here so the antenna won't be perfectly vertical-or should I consider a mount on the trunk instead.

Thanks,

Jeff
 
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BigLebowski

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I would go with a 3/8" NMO mount in the center of the trunk. I doubt you will get performance quite as good as with a roof mount, but it shouldn't be too bad.
 

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The roof is the BEST place for the antenna...as close to the center as you can,allowing for the sunroof. Middle of the trunk is the second best spot. All in all, being off center won't hurt you. It it is slightly tilted, you can always bend just the antenna rod a bit to make it perfectly vertical. Won't hurt a thing...
 
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