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Member Since 2005-03-30 00:00:00
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4:32:10 pm
Laird CR450 UHF Base Antenna Mounting Suggestions

Anthony Lee
" First what is the ground radials and counterpoise? "

You NEED to study up on antenna 101. Every 'antenna' has two parts. You are missi
2:52:05 pm
Laird CR450 UHF Base Antenna Mounting Suggestions

"Apperently I can just buy a mobile antenna and do not have to buy a mount and connecter. "

You still need the other half of the antenna, the counter
4:47:51 pm
UHF antenna

Trivia from 60's: The local PD had an extra curb feeler on the left rear fender. Just a tad longer at 18 inches for their VHF simplex system.

One men
4:20:00 pm
antenna feedline impedance

I forgot to mention, the J pole type antennas radiate from the feed line, coax, also. As the one dipole mentioned, it is NOT 50 ohms. That is why the
4:16:52 pm
antenna feedline impedance

Most radios are set up for 50 ohm antennas, RG213 is the perfered cable, Mini RG8X is next, with RG58A/U used in most mobile installations.

the coax

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