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Mon Apr 25, 2011 3:00 am

i have a fifty foot antenna, it is connected to my workman meter swr's are fine power is fine radio stryker 490 dead keys 30 swings almost 100 works great in truck, howerver i put it on this antenna i only get out about a mile. someone mentioned i need a ground plain kit for it. can i make this or do i need to buy one? i see on youtube people have made their own.....please advise

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Mon Apr 25, 2011 10:56 am

stryker radio is it am or fm

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Wed May 04, 2011 7:44 pm

overeasy wrote: radio stryker 490 dead keys 30 swings almost 100

Aint no swing on FM :wink: ...What sort of antenna is the 50ft one you are using?....cant advise on groundplanes till am sure of the antenna set up?

I am assuming you are in the USA as you talk of using AM?....or a country where AM is permitted? .....unlike the UK :x

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