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Nmo Trunk Lip Antenna Mount

repairman222

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Does anyone know a website that I can by a Nmo trunk lip mount with coax and a male bnc connector already on the coax end? I have found alot of them but only have a PL259 connector on the end off the coax and I want a Male Bnc. Wanting one just like in the Picture, Thank you.....
 

repairman222

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Where would be the best place for a Nmo trunk lip antenna mount to be mounted on the lip of the trunk? Middle , right side or left side of the lip of the trunk? I have heard the left side of the trunk is where a lot of people mount cb antennas to try to stay away from power lines to help with reception. Would this be also true for scanner antennas? Thank you Members.......
 

jwt873

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If you can't find a trunk lip with a BNC, just use an adapter.. The fraction of a dB loss won't make much difference.

I have a little Hyundai Accent sedan. (You don't see many sedans of any make on the road lately :) ) I installed the NMO trunk mount in the middle of the trunk and I use an adapter.

The only downside to using an adapter is that you will put more stress on a handheld BNC antenna mount. My radio is held fixed, so cable flexing etc isn't really an issue.
 

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