1. Welcome to Tacoma World!

    You are currently viewing as a guest! To get full-access, you need to register for a FREE account.

    As a registered member, you’ll be able to:
    • Participate in all Tacoma discussion topics
    • Communicate privately with other Tacoma owners from around the world
    • Post your own photos in our Members Gallery
    • Access all special features of the site

anyone in the east valley have an SWR meter i can borrow?

Discussion in 'Arizona' started by hamNswiss on rye, Sep 10, 2011.

  1. Sep 10, 2011 at 6:58 PM
    #1
    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    Member:
    #47858
    Messages:
    854
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Nick
    Scottsdale, AZ/Portland, ME
    Vehicle:
    '07 4x4 Access Cab
    OME 885's and billies all around, allpro apex front bumper, Nfab tire carrier, black magic rallye 1000 driving lights, PIAA 510 fogs, bed lights, satoshi, 285/70/17 Duratracs
    i wired up my new and improved cb setup last night, and i think my SWR meter was broken. after wiring, it was showing a 1:1 reading on ch 1 and 40 (without any adjustment). i was wondering if anyone in the east valley would lend me theirs for the day or help me tune my setup. thanks
     
  2. Sep 10, 2011 at 7:47 PM
    #2
    McJosh

    McJosh avidoffroad.com

    Joined:
    Jun 18, 2009
    Member:
    #18621
    Messages:
    3,432
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Josh
    Chandler
    Vehicle:
    2005 Reg. Cab 5 lug Tacoma
    Pioneer AVH-p2300DVD, 12" Memphis sub and Alpine MRP-M650 amp, 32" BFG AT tires and KMC wheels, tinted windows, satoshi grille w/ stainless steel mesh, Avid front & rear tube bumpers, Cobra wx75 CB with 3' firestik, GaragePro bucket seats, FlowMaster 40 series, aFe CAI, Black head lights, LoJack and Autopage alarm installed, Avid sliders.
    I can't help with the swr reader but I saw you driving on southern and the 101 :cool:
     
  3. Sep 10, 2011 at 9:39 PM
    #3
    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    Member:
    #47858
    Messages:
    854
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Nick
    Scottsdale, AZ/Portland, ME
    Vehicle:
    '07 4x4 Access Cab
    OME 885's and billies all around, allpro apex front bumper, Nfab tire carrier, black magic rallye 1000 driving lights, PIAA 510 fogs, bed lights, satoshi, 285/70/17 Duratracs
    haha right on, thats basically where i live. i was probably going to the gym or out to get food...thats really the only reason i leave the house on the weekend
     
  4. Sep 12, 2011 at 9:15 AM
    #4
    Seabass

    Seabass I need to go return some videotapes...

    Joined:
    Apr 2, 2010
    Member:
    #34455
    Messages:
    5,211
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Adam
    AZ
    Vehicle:
    '06 Sport 4x4
    <insert thief bait here>
    You might have actually gotten lucky and have a perfect antenna setup. It is possible to get a 1:1 all the way across all 40 channels. I did it with my setup, but had to make some small adjusts with my SWR meter. Too bad I don't still live out in the EV or I'd give you a hand (unless you feel like trekking to Peoria)
     
  5. Sep 12, 2011 at 9:33 AM
    #5
    hamNswiss on rye

    hamNswiss on rye [OP] ¡Yo Quiero Taco World!

    Joined:
    Dec 18, 2010
    Member:
    #47858
    Messages:
    854
    Gender:
    Male
    First Name:
    Nick
    Scottsdale, AZ/Portland, ME
    Vehicle:
    '07 4x4 Access Cab
    OME 885's and billies all around, allpro apex front bumper, Nfab tire carrier, black magic rallye 1000 driving lights, PIAA 510 fogs, bed lights, satoshi, 285/70/17 Duratracs
    could be, but i feel like its HIGHLY unlikely. I have my antenna mounted behind the cab on the driver side, my antenna got scratched and some of the rubber coating is scratched off down to the insides of the antenna, and my ground is just some 14ga wire...too many 'negative setup factors' for a 1:1:1 i feel like. I might have to take you up on swinging out to Peoria sometime sooner, though...
     
To Top