Topic: Through the Glass CB Antenna

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    #21
    May 12, 2010 at 7:38 am
    Ron,
    I just tuned the radio lastnight and when switched to SWV it reads right in between 0 and 1.1 but when I switch to transmitting its almost up to 3 which is on the high side of the green band on the meter on the front of the radio. Is this normal?
    Sarge

     

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    #22
    May 12, 2010 at 8:35 am
    Here Troop.. Read this onfo from firestick antenna (link below) its a great tool for any cb/antenna related questions...

    http://www.fi...Tech_Docs.htm

     


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    #23
    May 12, 2010 at 10:37 pm
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    Originally posted by Shaker  Raising the antenna in the base by loosening the set screw will either cause an increase or decrease in your meter on the CB. Play around with it until you get it optimum, then tighten the screw. It's as simple as that. biggrin image



    Ron... Haven't set up cb in the 2000 yet... do you think I am doin this at the last minute... I am going to run by truck stop on west side of 285 and figure out which way I will opt for this year>>>>
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    #24
    May 13, 2010 at 5:18 am
    If anybody is near Atlanta, there is one CB guy who does all my CB work. He is the best. Just tell him you know the Smokey and the Bandit guy (me). Ask for Wayne.

    B & B Sales

    2332 Henry Clower Blvd

    Snellville, GA 30078

    (770) 972-2328 Website <http://bandbhobby.com/>

     

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