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tuning cb with 4 pin mic

Discussion in 'Audio & Video' started by rab89, Nov 27, 2009.

  1. Nov 27, 2009 at 12:11 PM
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    rab89

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    I finally got an swr meter and went to tune my cb..
    but the microphone connection is 4 pin, and my swr just has antenna connections on both sides. what am I doing wrong?
     
  2. Nov 27, 2009 at 12:13 PM
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    You plug in the SWR to the antenna plug on the CB, and then plug the antenna into the SWR. It goes inline with the antenna.
     
  3. Nov 27, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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    but the ends don't match up, the back of the radio is a female end, and the swr has 2 female ends, one for the antenna, but the other won't connect...
     
  4. Nov 27, 2009 at 12:16 PM
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  5. Nov 27, 2009 at 12:19 PM
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    i see, I have an extra coax cable, can I use that or will it mess up my signal?
     
  6. Nov 27, 2009 at 12:23 PM
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    It's the same thing, it shouldn't hurt.
     
  7. Nov 27, 2009 at 1:52 PM
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    so, when I key the mic on the FWD setting, the meter goes off the chart, then i key it on REF and it doesn't move.... thoughts?

    Edit: Now I can't get the needle to move at all..
     
  8. Nov 27, 2009 at 8:59 PM
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  9. Nov 27, 2009 at 9:07 PM
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    thanks man, I'll see what I can find. also, my cb is directly under my head unit in the dash, do you think this would cause interference?
     
  10. Nov 27, 2009 at 9:11 PM
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    That...I'm not sure of...
     
  11. Nov 27, 2009 at 10:25 PM
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    alright, well you've been a big help so no worries
     
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