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Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by KD8HMO, Feb 9, 2019.

  1. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    I don't know anyone who actually believed the A99 had any gain at all. My first base antenna was an Antron and one crummy little lightning strike took it out.


     
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  2. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    If you start hearing weird noises from that antenna then it's time to get to the storm shelter.
     
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  3. SIX-SHOOTER

    SIX-SHOOTER Sr. Member

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    Could happen to any antenna.I have talked all over the world on my Antron 99 at just 30 ft.It was FREE & I use it on 10,11,12,15,& 17 meters & I get great signal reports on it.It has survived several Hurricanes & hundreds of North Florida Thunderstorms.

    SIX-SHOOTER
     
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  4. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    Mine just couldn't handle the 1.21 gigawatts. Good antenna but no gain.
     
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  5. undertaker

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    Nothing wrong with an a99 that was one of my first antennas and just like six-shooter I have talked all over...
     
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  6. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    As you know that had very little to do with the antenna and all to do with mother nature.
     
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  7. psycho

    psycho Running a special on our rooms!

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    Our skip conditions have been terrible but on very few occasions it is 30 s units of heterodyne.
     
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  8. Redbeard U812

    Redbeard U812 WDX-1030 / U812 South Texas

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    .....and I thought there was a Fentanyl epidemic........:whistle:
     
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  9. SIX-SHOOTER

    SIX-SHOOTER Sr. Member

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    So does what gets hit by lightning antennas or other stuff.

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  10. jessejamesdallas

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    just spotted on fb...and these people are driving around on public streets!

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  11. Redbeard U812

    Redbeard U812 WDX-1030 / U812 South Texas

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    Is that a tuner on top of the mast? Or is that Granny's relief valve from her pressure cooker up ther' ? :unsure::unsure::unsure: :whistle::whistle::whistle:
     
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  12. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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    Is that a mag mount?
    Really?

    73
    Jeff
     
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  13. Redbeard U812

    Redbeard U812 WDX-1030 / U812 South Texas

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    Naw! They're sucksion cups!
     
  14. Straightshooter58

    Straightshooter58 Active Member

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    the Aliens made him do it...!
     
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  15. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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    I would be afraid of it flying off the cab of the truck and crashing the guy behind me.

    There is more aluminium flying in the air right there than some third world country's.

    73
    Jeff
     
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