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Jo Gunn RIP????

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by silver devil, Oct 9, 2017.

  1. silver devil

    silver devil BANNED

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    One of my facebook friends posted that Jo Gunn is no longer in business. I looked and it looks like their website is gone. Anybody else know anything?


     

  2. JAF0

    JAF0 New Member

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    I don't know about the company being in or out of business, but when it comes to well built, well designed, efficient antenna designs, Jo Gunn antennas were definitely
    well built.
     
  3. dave457

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    There built like a tank but their claims are something else
     
  4. Mudfoot

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    meh
     
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  5. Road Squawker

    Road Squawker Sr. Member

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    Actually, they were pretty much pure BS.
     
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  6. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
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    YUP! You could pretty much smell it every time you picked up a Jo Gunn manual or brochure.
     
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  7. jon666

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    he passed away Monday
     
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  8. Staybolt

    Staybolt Well-Known Member

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    Okay.
     
  9. Staybolt

    Staybolt Well-Known Member

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    Lol yes. I called him once and asked how he got his gain claims and how he came up with the "audio gain" and he cussed at me and said something about "bullshit ham radio antenna theory dont apply to cb" and hung up on me. Lmao
     
  10. Road Squawker

    Road Squawker Sr. Member

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    well, he had a point, "bullshit ham radio antenna theory" doesn't apply, but,...................... REAL ham radio antenna theory does.
     
  11. Staybolt

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    He was a tool.......
     
  12. jon666

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    give him some slack. he is dead.
     
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  13. Staybolt

    Staybolt Well-Known Member

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    Lol
     
  14. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    Yes dont speak I'll of the dead, the man probably had family who probably mourning right now.
     
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  15. Mr Clean

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    I was never a fan of joe gunn but heard some on the air hammering real well. Conditions played a big part I’m sure and they were not known for good rejection but sturdy they were. I’m sorry the guy is dead but as far as running one I’m real happy with my maco 5 element and it’s been up 10 years in some killer wind up high on a ridge with no problems. I would always say better get maco!
     

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