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My worthless CB antenna kit

Discussion in 'Northern California' started by t4r4life, Apr 28, 2011.

  1. Apr 28, 2011 at 10:25 AM
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    t4r4life

    t4r4life [OP] poptard and protein farts

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    after i purchased my cb radio i got this mag mount antenna kit with a 3 feet antenna it looks like the firestik antenna but it is not(non tunable tip). does not matter where i put the antenna my swr just straight up suck, the best i can get is 3:1.5, i dont know if i bought a wrong kit for my truck or is my radio messed up, i was wondering if any local members have some spare cb antenna that i can use to see what the deal is. im located at east bay, walnut creek, any help is appreciated :cool:
     
  2. Apr 28, 2011 at 10:39 AM
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    Superx2

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    Maybe you have a marine band cb antenna? Or vise versa. Don't know what radio u have.
     
  3. Apr 28, 2011 at 10:57 AM
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    Marine band is not CB and operates in a completely different band at VHF. He would get nothing on a marine antenna. He needs an antenna with a tunable tip and to ditch the mag mount for a proper grounded mount.
     
  4. Apr 28, 2011 at 11:08 AM
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    t4r4life

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    I have a midland 1001z, BTW Seth do u have any old antenna you don't want I just need one that works
     
  5. Apr 28, 2011 at 12:00 PM
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    PreRunnerSeth

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    Sorry dude.... have a bunch of antennas.. just not for CB. Go get yourself a ham license and i can help ya out. :)
     
  6. Apr 28, 2011 at 2:10 PM
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