Lincoln area, outdoor antenna install help

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I want to install an outdoor antenna for my scanner. I have an old 30'- 40' TV tower by the house that I think that would work great.

I need to know where I can get a good out door antenna. And if anyone is willing to help installing it.

I need the antenna to pick up
800MHz
150MHz

Thanks,
Quentin

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I want to install an outdoor antenna for my scanner. I have an old 30'- 40' TV tower by the house that I think that would work great.

I need to know where I can get a good out door antenna. And if anyone is willing to help installing it.

I need the antenna to pick up
800MHz
150MHz

Thanks,
Quentin

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There are several sites that have good scanner antenna's depending on how much you have to spend is up to you. I listed 3 sites below all have a variety of prices and bands, styles etc. Hope it will help.

Scanner World - The Largest Dealer of Scanning Radios in the World

Radio Scanner Antennas « Radio Scanner Antenna . com

https://www.scannermaster.com/Base_Antennas_s/25.htm

If I lived closer and were younger I would help with your antenna installation.

Good luck.
 
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I got an antenna mounted and installed about 35-40 off the ground "i'm never doing it again" I'm in north Lincoln and picking up Omaha about 50%-75% signal.
 
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Okay been up for a few days. And a few things I notice different. Sometimes I have squelch at the end of a transmission? On Lancaster North/South paging VHF 154.xxxx I get bleed over from NORAA or whatever the weather channel is called.

I got the antenna from a friend. Don't know the name brand or model.


I think that its for now.



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I love how there is absolutely no safety equipment on the guy climbing. Gee, bet you wouldn't need a scanner for that call eh...
 
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I love how there is absolutely no safety equipment on the guy climbing. Gee, bet you wouldn't need a scanner for that call eh...
Yeah that's me in the photo. I just wanted to get it done right away.

I wish I had something to lift me up like a back hoe or a truck with a boom so I could put it all the way on the top.

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I wish I had something to lift me up like a back hoe or a truck with a boom so I could put it all the way on the top.
I'm sure RSC, NCS Equipment or any other heavy equipment rental outfit would rent you a scissors lift for a reasonable fee. They do come in various heights you may need.
 
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I'm sure RSC, NCS Equipment or any other heavy equipment rental outfit would rent you a scissors lift for a reasonable fee. They do come in various heights you may need.
I for the price to rent one, I could probly hire Shaffers com to come and do it.

I need to pick up cable strippers and crimpers to run the cable the right way.

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I'm going to give this A bump. Anyone up to helping me out. I am looking at pulling the antenna down and putting up a new one and rerunning coax

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