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by MotorhomeMatt
Tue Jul 21, 2009 5:14 pm
Forum: CB Antennas
Topic: Antenna v Roof Box...?
Replies: 4
Views: 922

Re: Antenna v Roof Box...?

I have a Wilson 1000 (drilled thru roof mount) right next to the roofbox on my Ford Ka. The antenna sits about 13" away from the edge of the box. I checked the SWR before and after, and only had a 0:2 difference. I think that might change radically if I were to start carrying metal items in the box,...
by MotorhomeMatt
Sun Jul 12, 2009 11:45 pm
Forum: Motorhome/Caravan Owners
Topic: Where to put the antenna
Replies: 14
Views: 6839

Re: Where to put the antenna

Hi Gonewiththewind, Fitting an antenna is a bit of a nightmare to fit to a motorhome. I ended up getting a sheet of 16SWG steel, 2' x 4' , and welded a Sirio mount to the centre. I then gave it three coats of white hammerite over 2 weeks. I bonded it to the roof of the motorhome (a 1999 Laika Ecovip...