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Where to get NMO installed in Northern Virginia

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MegaChrisGT

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I would like to install an NMO mount in the trunk lid of my '08 Accord. Was wondering if anyone knows of a radio shop in the NVA area that does decent work. While I'm sure I /could/ do this myself it is something I figure you get better at with practice, and I'd rather not try it out for the first time on my brand new car. :)
 

SAR923

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Just buy a trunk lid mount. No need to drill holes and it's easy to install, even by a novice.
 

af5rn

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Big props for having the guts to do it right, Bro! The man who expects the best of his equipment should accept nothing less than a hole in his car!

If nobody else knows of a specific place, then just contact your local police/fire/EMS fleet services people and find out where they get theirs done. Or you can check the Yellow Pages under radio communications service and call a few shops to get quotes near you. It's really not that hard to find. If the cops have antennas drilled, then SOMEONE around you is doing it! Good luck!
 

fireradio

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The best two shops in the area are Wireless Communications, Inc. At www.wirelessinc.com and Communications Electronics of Virginia (CEV). Both companies do great work, and as such tend to be pretty busy with existing government and private customers. You'd probably have a better chance scheduling something with CEV.

Good luck!
 

KD4KNR

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Motorola in Stafford did mine for $25.. Called one afternoon told to come in first thing the next morning..

KD4KNR
 

SkyPager

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BearComm
Suite G
4511 Daly Drive
Chantilly, VA
703-818-8800

They are near the Dulles Expo Center

If you are daring, a 19mm or 3/4 inch hole saw will get you started.
I went for the Comet 5-way adjustable trunk lip mounts
 
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