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masthead antenna

Postby Booby Trapper » Wed Aug 14, 2013 10:13 pm

Anyone got one going cheap? cable not required.

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Re: masthead antenna

Postby Silkie » Thu Aug 15, 2013 7:23 pm

In the time-honoured tradition this is not an answer to your question but...

This is not an item to save a couple of quid on IMO. Given the difficulty of access, the difficulty of knowing what the problem is when the CG replies to your radio check with ""very weak and broken" and the potential importance of reliable comms in an emergency I would suggest buying the best you can afford (within reason) and fitting with the best quality cable and fewest connectors.

I like the Metz which I got from Salty John with all the necessary bits and which solved my "weak but readable" problems.

All IMO of course. :)
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Re: masthead antenna

Postby Booby Trapper » Sun Aug 18, 2013 7:32 pm

Dave
Thanks for the advice but thanks to the generosity of a forum member I think I shall be sourcing a new antenna this week. I'll let you know.

Ian

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Re: masthead antenna

Postby Telo » Sat Aug 24, 2013 12:57 pm

Silkie wrote:I like the Metz which I got from Salty John with all the necessary bits and which solved my "weak but readable" problems.


Sorry. What was that again, please?

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Re: masthead antenna

Postby Pete Cooper » Sat Aug 24, 2013 4:04 pm

Dear Mr Trapper - if your supplier doesn't come up with the goods let me know...I have one in the garage that is not needed.

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Re: masthead antenna

Postby Booby Trapper » Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:57 am

Pete Cooper wrote:Dear Mr Trapper - if your supplier doesn't come up with the goods let me know...I have one in the garage that is not needed.


Thanks to CPEDW I am now in procession of a new aerial, hopefully Today I will be receiving loud and clear.
Thanks for the offer anyway Pete.


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