Always try to add a short ground strap from one of the radio cover screws to your vehicle chassis ground. If you are using a 50 output on your generator you will need a 50 amp breaker, 50 amp power inlet box, a 50 amp extension cable and 8 gauge wire. For radios that use a standard 3-pin power cord, you can buy inexpensive 3-pin-to-cigarette adapter power cords that will work with the radio right out of the box. Cobra Uniden Antenna Amplifiers Microphones Cb radio reviews modifications Cobra Uniden Antenna Amplifiers Microphones Cb radio reviews modifications This website is purely for entertainment purposes. Since my teenage years I have been doing electrical repairs, but I never had the need to add a new circuit breaker until I bought my first house in 1990.
If you do and you interfere, the neighbors will raise a stink and phone calls will be made. Some base antennas will work slightly better than others. I think I used to use an 18' dipole aerial and was able to chat with people all over the planet when the conditions were right. Be prepared to spend some coin on a sideband base station especially a Cobra 2000. Soldering irons are very inexpensive usually less than five dollars for a perfectly adequate model. I'm not using any linear amps or anything illegal, and would prefer to avoid using them.
A 200w unit would need a 20amp fuse. A relative showed me how to replace a circuit breaker, and pointed out the dangers. If you are buying coax, then you may as well buy the right kind, if it's available. The colors of the wires coming out of the cb compartment are pale green and white wheras the wires that come with. Install your new breaker in the freed up space in the upper right of your breaker box. If does have a couple of disadvantages, however, if used vertically.
Of course, it is best to have an antenna that is both high and good. What kind of power supply does it need? You may have to shift the position of the panel cover. Conclusion This discussion has covered the basics, and for the vast majority of installations, should allow you to install a very good antenna. Sure not like it used to be, and I doubt I could change that, so I'm on the fence about a base station. That switch is wired correctly.
Note My Tri-Mag antenna mount is already prewired with a Coax cable. During dialogues, characters constantly say things that don't make sense in the context, things no one would ever say. As I said, this is not a long-term thing. You might need to adjust the antenna so that it is properly tuned. All of these antennas clamp on to a vertical mast.
There is a certain amount of satisfaction that can be derived from having an antenna that is perfectly tuned. Reach4 says yes and DonL says no. It was installed about 10 years ago, which was 7 years before I purchased the house. I decided then and there I would find a better way. Well at least she'll be able to yell at me, not sure how well my little mobile Cobra 19 will compare. For example, the following antenna is 24 feet long, but does not require ground radials.
Pre-drill the holes and then finish them out withe the bit size noted in your instructions. There are two connectors on the meter. A mag mount whip will be less than 5 miles. The easiest method is to use ropes at either end, and tie them to convenient and high supports, such as trees or buildings. So if you have a choice of putting an antenna high in a tree where it touches a couple of branches, that's probably a better choice than lower in the tree where it is completely in the clear.
The last available space in this panel. You might not want to have the antenna mounted on top of the roof all of the time, but that is the best spot for it, because of the additional height. This website does not condone or take part in illegal activites and can not be held responsible for any illegal acts committed by anyone including visitors or any other persons who may read or see or hear about any content from this website. How Should I Connect My Generator? Straighten the brackets and use them to attach the antenna to the house walls or eaves with a wood screw. Some radio antennas that may have worked with lower powered models do not always mean they will work with high powered radios.