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I don't think anything was wrong with the first so-239 ( Wilson ), but I couldn't take it apart to see what was under that black cover. That's some hard material. Couldn't get it off without destroying it so I put a different type so-239 on it. Some one posted some different photos and it was...
hello everyone, removed the spring, installed different so-239 and 2 radials and I now have 1.4 SWRs on 1/20/40. I never could hear so many truckers before on the interstate, 8 miles away. I asked for a radio check, and got a answer said they could hear me good. So thanks everyone for the help.
Hello riverman, I'm going to take you guys advice and ditch the spring and build some radials also going with a different 239. I'm going to come off the bracket with the radials. Is it ok to use stranded 12 ga. Wire with insulation or do I need bare wire. Thanks, Dannell. South MS.
No my bracket is thinner than theirs. I had to build my own because I had to mount it to a1 1/4" pipe and their bracket wasn't wide enough.
Thanks for you guys help
I want to thank all you guys for your help, I'm going to take that mount apart tomorrow and see what's what. I know about your...
Yes have two radios and checked both, had same problem. That pl259 connector on the coax doesn't pull in all the way and you can wiggle it slightly. I didn't want to tighten it too tight. Didn't have that problem with the new coax.
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