It would usually only require a positive feed as it is grounded by the chassis on a car - but in this situation you will need to run an earth feed also. In all cases, if my setup beat Mike's, it was only by a couple of S-units. The only metal in skin is the hood. I have it set up to look for people on three frequencies on each band. Because the cable is now 5m long, I chose an amplified antenna to overcome the loss in signal in the cable. If you are unsure, the best thing is to have a professional do the job.
I needed the wagon for the Irish Wolfhound. Do not coil it tightly. I used plugs that look like this: -. The next I was off Tuesday and Wendsday, etc. And you can be certain Mr.
All I had to do was change the coax and crank the lift up. Some operators use automatic antenna controllers on screwdriver antennas and that is fine if the budget allows. Power for the Station Power comes from two sources. Find your favorite stations chose from over 100 stations and listen to them wherever you travel except N Canada and Alaska. As I found that the advantage of the new antenna could be lost by using cheap cable I went for the best quality components I could find.
See in the pictures that I have installed a coax connection on the rail of my truck. I just don't need them. I've tried various windscreen antennas in the past with varying degrees of success but ultimately, nothing beats a proper roof mounted antenna - which is what the base vehicle would have most likely had been a commercial van. The cables were run to the back of the radio and the positive feed taken from the ignition feed red from the back of the radio. It includes antennas in several lengths and two colors black and white. With the ceiling carpeting or any other item in the way, it's effectiveness was diminished. The theory is beyond this discussion, but it works very well.
Anonymous Hi Guys, Pleased to see that we are not unique in having a problem with radio reception in our Fiat Ducato 2010 Adria Twin. I might still do that in the new motorhome. I drilled four holes through the wall. An Important Caveat From My Near Disaster If you connect a coax to your tow vehicle be sure to disconnect before leaving the campground! They are designed for 220 volt 15 amp service. Looking forward to testing it out on the road and seeing how it performs longer term. I am experimenting with attaching that to the third run of coax. No such loss was noted.
If your wire has clips, one to the center pin, one to the big pasrt, if just wire get a socket from Radio Shack and solder it on. Connecting to multiple camp site power poles is not allowed and really takes away from the spirit of camping. It is fully linked and full forwarding. One trick is to tie or solder the old cable to the new cable and pull the new cable through with the old cable. So we recommend using the longest antenna you possibly can! Sucking power out of any old 12 volt line could give you converter hum or a higher voltage than you would like your radio to see. We also include your choice of three quality no-ground kits: with roof, side mount and three-way mounting options. Yes, fun for some and frustrating for some.
I keep a lightweight soldering iron handy and needed it in the middle of somewhere once when my cw paddle connector decided to come loose. Now I have to keep in touch with them, too! We have put together an for easier shopping. Well, that depends, as they both offer advantages and disadvantages. Must be working against the steel frame. You say it won't work without a ground? Even in areas where I knew the reception to be good.
Camping World, Radio Shack, Wal-Mart all have come up empty handed. The problem with the Saturn is that the thing is plastic. The three-way kit includes an L-shaped mount that can attach to vertical surfaces and to vertical and horizontal bars. First, and used most, eight gauge wire runs from the battery where it is fused to an outlet installed in the front of the motorhome. I have cables that allow that to be positioned at a lounge chair for ease of use when parked. At one time, before the Internet, I had over 300 regular users.
It has a two drawer desk and I have two cabinets above the station dedicated to ham radio. Either one can keep you surfing the internet comfortably without having to wander around looking for a decent signal. This is very useful on the road. Don't Forget Camping Well, if you are camping alone and just enjoy being outdoors and hamming you can skip this paragraph. Rather than do that, I designed my mount to distribute the load of the antennas over a large area of wall and thereby provide a solid mount.