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Question about 29 LTD CB Radio

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...doors, everything. If all else falls, run a ground strap, as short as possible, to the antenna mount. It'll work everytime. powerfull antenas require longer coax!!!!ex:Willson 5000 ,18 feet

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Question about 148 GTL 120-Channels Base CB Radio

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...ground plane. this could be done by attaching 2 lengths of big gauge ordinary wire to both sides of the metal bracket of the antenna. They have to be 8' 7" ~ 9' long. It may help you further to ...

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Question about 148 GTL 120-Channels Base CB Radio

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...ground plane. this could be done by attaching 2 lengths of big gauge ordinary wire to both sides of the metal bracket of the antenna. They have to be 8' 7" ~ 9' long. It may help you further to ...

Question about 25 LTD 40-Channels Base CB Radio

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I have everything hooked up but all i get is static. I had someone from radion shack check the ground and hookup and they said it all looked good. I have tried numerous CB's and different anntennaes ...

Question about 29 LTD CB Radio

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Antenna isnt grounded I have a mag mount radioshack antenna and it makes my radio have an annoying whine when the engine is running. if i touch the antenna the noise stops. Could be fuel pump whine. ...

you can hear people talk but when I pick up mic they can't hear me unless parked. whats wrong? I would suspect alternator, electric fuel pump or relay. Either way it must be electrical noise. I would ...

strap or a solid 12 gauge copper wire and hook one end onto one of the bracket screws and ground the other end to a pipe or perhaps a hose faucet outside. This will help a lot. Proper grounding is key

Question about 29 LTD CB Radio

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ground strap to chassis ground as possible. You can do the same to the radio. Run a short ground strap from one of the screws on the radio chassis to vehicle chassis ground. Also make sure your jumper

Question about 29 WX NW ST 40-Channels Base CB Radio

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...up and over the visorsthat would be good.the only thing is if it has a fiberglass door,no ground plane. you will have to then ground the antennas to the chassis and maybe even use a grounding

...further away from the truck bed. Hopefully the door and mirror bar have a good body ground. I've had a few that I had to add a ground strap from door to body to bring the SWR on down. Measuring ...

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