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Post by tuberadiogeek on Sat May 18, 2013 11:25 pm

Just came across an ad on CL that says CB antenna, but when i looked at the pic it looks like a VHF/2 meter antenna. It is a Hy-gain VR2 878630 according to the label. It also says coil assembly. So my questions are, is that in fact a CB antenna or is a VHF/2 meter antenna and what is something like that worth? It comes with 50 ft of coax, i'd guess either RG58 or RG8 or 8 mini. The description just says CB antenna w/ 50 ft coax, make offer.
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Post by oldgoaly on Sun May 19, 2013 11:26 pm

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look here http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/231 a review of the antenna. people would ask me who I talked to on my CB radio, I'd tell them just about anyone who can work the Doppler shift off the Russian satellites..... boy would that get some interesting looks!
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Post by tuberadiogeek on Mon May 20, 2013 1:17 am

I seen it stated 144-148 Mhz, but i also read that some guys have the same antenna but for different freqs. Which is why i was wandering if there was a slight possibility there could be a 10,11 or 10/11 meter combo version. I actually know a guy that used to do similar things with his CB many years ago.. Lets just say he had a very modified radio and a lot of power to back up his modified radio.. Enough to where if you ticked him off he could come within a few feet of your house and drown out any audio/video equipment you have..
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Post by oldgoaly on Mon May 20, 2013 4:14 pm

most of them can be modified for Mars or public service bands, tuning is more critical on transmit. I used a CB antenna on 10 mtrs with an antenna tuner with no problems. Back in the early days of packet radio, I work a whole bunch of North America thru HC5K in Ecuador, then actually met Ted at Dayton hamfest. I don't know how many people attended, but bumped into him recognized his call and he recognized mine. Some interesting people are Ham radio operators!
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