Ontario Fleetnet - Zone 1

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Hello:

I live in Waterloo, Ontario and I presently have the Cedarwoods and the Woodlawn Sites set up in my BC996XT. Can any other sites be received in this area? On occasion I have tried Stratford and Woodstock without success. I am just using the back-of-the set whip antenna.

Any input regarding your experience would be great.

Thanks and have a good day!
 
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IdleMonitor

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Get an outdoor antenna and guaranteed you probably would.

Hello:

I live in Waterloo, Ontario and I presently have the Cedarwoods and the Woodlawn Sites set up in my BC996XT. Can any other sites be received in this area? On occasion I have tried Stratford and Woodstock without success. I am just using the back-of-the set whip antenna.

Any input regarding your experience would be great.

Thanks and have a good day!
 

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Maybe Brantford if you have a good antenna. I use the antenna that Torontokris mentioned. Good bang for your buck but it isnt designed for the fleetnet frequencies. I think a quarter wave antenna is good. I find that the one I got for fleetnet, a Larsen, kicks the SMA3's butt.
 

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which larsen antenna did you get?
yes the ks3 is definitely more a bang for the buck antenna rather then an all out high end performer.


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Maybe Brantford if you have a good antenna. I use the antenna that Torontokris mentioned. Good bang for your buck but it isnt designed for the fleetnet frequencies. I think a quarter wave antenna is good. I find that the one I got for fleetnet, a Larsen, kicks the SMA3's butt.
 

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which larsen antenna did you get?
yes the ks3 is definitely more a bang for the buck antenna rather then an all out high end performer.
Kris.

The catalogue (item) # is NMOQB

Base/WhP 136-512

MHz .070 DIA WHIP

I got it at Lakeshore last year. It rocks Fleetnet, out performs the KSAMA 3.

Actually, I took my KSMA to work today and compared it to my homebrew TV antenna for fleetnet that I contructed myself with my wife (her job involves putting together antennas and surveillance equipment like this, slicerwizard style) and I think my rabbit ears out performed the KSMA even on 800 Meg.
 
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