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slimfb
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Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:29 pm

hi all

i have a lincoln that i want to use at home.......prob too good for the truck

i am about a meter above sea level...on flat land....on an estate....in a house with a loft

without going to extremes but bearing in mind i have a lincoln & would like to make good use of it, what initial antenna setup would you guys advise..........i am a newbie :?

thanks in advance

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Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:22 pm

just to try out the lincoln
i am upstairs in a small room with radiator, ( 1 meter above sea level near peterborough) could i 'stick' a mag springer on & use the rad as a ground plain, then use the lincoln ........... would that work ok ? i need a springer for my truck anyway
cheers guys

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Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:23 pm

yes should be fine for a little while, but you need is a outdoor antenna realy :D *King*

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Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:06 pm

ok thanks, i'll start my homework

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Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:56 pm

the springer antennas are not much kop for in door use

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think i'm going to need planning permission to stick one on the house :( & got the neighbors from hell #-o

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is there a maximum length for the coax ?

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Thu Aug 30, 2012 8:33 am

no maximum length you could try a wilson 1000 antenna not cheap but would do aa Stirling job


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Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:28 pm

i might just bite the bullet & put a sirio gm on the side of the house.......at the roof apex, so high up.......hope nobody complains [-o<

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will be a seven day wonder then no one will bother


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slimfb wrote:i might just bite the bullet & put a sirio gm on the side of the house.......at the roof apex, so high up.......hope nobody complains [-o<
good luck *King*

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