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Cb question

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by HolyReptar, Mar 24, 2012.

  1. Mar 24, 2012 at 5:16 PM
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    HolyReptar

    HolyReptar [OP] Well-Known Member

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    So I just tuned my antenna...
    Channel 1 swr = 1.7, channel 40 swr = 1.7.

    Is that okay? Is there anything I can do to improve that? 3" fire stick ngp
    Behind the cab on the drivers side.
     
  2. Mar 24, 2012 at 5:21 PM
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    NetMonkey

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    1.7 isnt too bad.

    on mine, i (accidentally) cut about 1/4 inch off of the coax and was able to tune mine down to 1.5. ehh.. it all performs about the same anyway :)
     
  3. Mar 24, 2012 at 5:22 PM
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    Bobbb

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    That's acceptable even though not ideal. What's your SWR on Channel 20? I might suggest going with a 4' antenna to get more of it above the roofline if you have the overhead clearance for it (no garage) or using a removable mount if you don't.
     
  4. Mar 24, 2012 at 5:31 PM
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    HolyReptar

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    I didn't check ch 20 so I'll have to check it later
     
  5. Mar 24, 2012 at 5:37 PM
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    LUSETACO

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    Yes
    For a NGP that's not bad. You'll be fine. 3 and above is
    when you need to worry.
     
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