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president lincoln antenna

Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 5:29 pm
by slimfb
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

Re: president lincoln 'cheap' antenna

Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 8:22 pm
by slimfb
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

Re: president lincoln antenna

Posted: Mon Aug 27, 2012 11:23 pm
by porky.69
yes should be fine for a little while, but you need is a outdoor antenna realy :D *King*

Re: president lincoln antenna

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:06 pm
by slimfb
ok thanks, i'll start my homework

Re: president lincoln antenna

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 7:56 pm
by porky.69
the springer antennas are not much kop for in door use

Re: president lincoln antenna

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:13 pm
by slimfb
think i'm going to need planning permission to stick one on the house :( & got the neighbors from hell #-o

Re: president lincoln antenna

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2012 9:47 pm
by slimfb
is there a maximum length for the coax ?

Re: president lincoln antenna

Posted: Thu Aug 30, 2012 8:33 am
by stampman
no maximum length you could try a wilson 1000 antenna not cheap but would do aa Stirling job


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Re: president lincoln antenna

Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2012 9:28 pm
by slimfb
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<

Re: president lincoln antenna

Posted: Sat Sep 01, 2012 8:53 am
by stampman
will be a seven day wonder then no one will bother


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Re: president lincoln antenna

Posted: Sun Sep 02, 2012 1:07 pm
by porky.69
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*