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Old 03-20-2012, 06:00 PM
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Single exhaust or duals and if single is the antenna mounted on the same side, oh and where are the exhaust in proximity to the antenna?

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Old 03-20-2012, 09:37 PM
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Stack is about 12' high behind the sleeper on the passenger side. I also pull a flat deck do there isn't much getting in the way of the antenna.

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Then you're as good as you're going to get in this situation so just do all your checks in an open lot with a reliable swr/power meter and trust in rf theory.

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So can I hook up a Texas Star 350 to this set up? I have one from 20 years ago, hardly used.

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So can I hook up a Texas Star 350 to this set up? I have one from 20 years ago, hardly used.
If you're confident of your last readings and the antenna is rated for that much power then knock yourself out.

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Old 03-24-2012, 03:44 PM
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So what do I do with the little ground (?) wire since I didn't use it to achieve an acceptable SWR?

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So what do I do with the little ground (?) wire since I didn't use it to achieve an acceptable SWR?
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Ground it to your antenna bracket and re-test the SWR.
That is what I did with my 4 ft Wilson Silver Load.
Surprised you didn't do that in the first place!
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Ground it to your antenna bracket and re-test the SWR.
That is what I did with my 4 ft Wilson Silver Load.
Surprised you didn't do that in the first place!
Well I did, just like the instructions said, but SWR went up, so I left it off. Again, I'm only using the meter in the radio, but SWR is at 1:1, maybe 1:2.

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