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Home Patrol 1 for sale

Matt Colla <mpczr7@...>
 

I have a Uniden home Patrol one for sale,  it is $ 200.00.  I have all the accessories too,  there are no batteries in the unit,  it was well  taken care  of,    it is on e-bay,  item # 184173241038.


Re: Antenna for my minivan

Mark Lassman
 

Have a good ground plane is not as important if you’re only connecting a scanner to the antenna and not doing any transmitting. 

On Feb 21, 2020, at 8:55 AM, Craig Scott via Groups.Io <dredmlm@...> wrote:

Doesn't the metal bar the antennas are mounted to provide a ground plane?
Craig


Re: Antenna for my minivan

Joe M.
 

Think about it - would you rather pay $700 or $7000?

I would buy the SDS100 too rather than Motorola.

Joe M.

On 2/21/2020 10:56 PM, KA9QJG wrote:
I have a few Motorola friends who works at The Two way radio Shops they
use a 2 in Wide braid to attach to the frame to the trunk . By the way
they do the programming on the APX Motorola radios but they all bought
Uniden SDS-100 for their personal use and Had the Company pay for them
must be nice

Happy Scanning
'
Don KA9QJG


Re: Antenna for my minivan

KA9QJG
 

I have a few Motorola friends who works at The Two way radio Shops they
use a 2 in Wide braid to attach to the frame to the trunk . By the way
they do the programming on the APX Motorola radios but they all bought
Uniden SDS-100 for their personal use and Had the Company pay for them
must be nice

Happy Scanning
'
Don KA9QJG

-----Original Message-----
From: main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Michael WA7SKG
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 9:19 PM
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

The car salesman was a little surprised when I took out a magnet and
checked the trunk lid to be sure it was all steel.

Michael WA7SKG


Re: Antenna for my minivan

Michael WA7SKG
 

The car salesman was a little surprised when I took out a magnet and checked the trunk lid to be sure it was all steel.

Michael WA7SKG

Joe M. wrote on 2/21/20 4:39 PM:

If you don't believe Rich try that in reverse sometime. Try to get the dealer down because it has a hole drilled and plugged. You will find they sing a different tune when you try using their tricks against them.
Agreed drilled is better and works better. Try to keep it in the center of the roof and try to separate multiple antennas as much as possible - especially those on the same band(s).
I'm also partial to NMOs over the other options.
For longer antennas the fender/trunk mount might be a better option. It won't work as well as the roof, but parking garages will result in longer life on the fender or trunk.
Also note that SOME vehicles have PLASTIC hoods and trunks - even some models you would think would be more antenna-friendly. A plastic ground plane = no ground plane.
I've installed antennas on fiberglass truck cabs. We made metal discs to mount below the fiberglass that acts as a ground plane.
Joe M.
On 2/21/2020 6:38 PM, KA9QJG wrote:
Real Men drill holes LOL

But  the do work better

Happy Scanning Don KA9QJG

Ps  And the BS  Given its not true if you  put a hole in your vehicle it
drops the resale value They make plugs  for that  and can be painted the
same color  Driving the New one off the lot it  loses value

*From:*main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] *On Behalf
Of *Brian (N2MLP)
*Sent:* Friday, February 21, 2020 4:55 PM
*To:* main@Uniden.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

NMO 3/4" hole mount is only way to go

========================

          de N2MLP Brian

        Monroe County PA

cid:21CA93CE-AC8F-4FA3-8151-4E18E044767E@...

========================

*From:*main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] *On Behalf
Of *Don Curtis
*Sent:* Friday, February 21, 2020 5:38 PM
*To:* main@Uniden.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

I have used one of the tri band Larsen NMO mount (via a NMO 3/4" hole
mount) for years for scanning and it is fantastic.  Very happy with its
quality and performance.

On February 21, 2020 2:52:46 PM "Don Safer" <dlsafer@...> wrote:

    I use a PulseLarsen NMO150/450/800 and an NMO mag mount from Ham
    Radio Outlet ( www.hamradio.com <http://www.hamradio.com> ). It
    stands about 17 inches tall. It is tuned very wide band for high
    VHF, UHF and 800 MHz reception. Not recommended for ham radio use.
    If too tall there is / was a 10 inch tall mag mount for 2m / 440 ham
    use that works well but I can't seem to mind it at the HRO site
    today.  ;(

    Don

    KC6IPO
    ====================================================

    ---------- Original Message ----------
    From: "Israel Kofi Banini" <ikofibanini@...>
    To: main@Uniden.groups.io
    Subject: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan
    Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 07:03:10 -0800

    Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?


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Re: Antenna for my minivan

Joe M.
 

If you don't believe Rich try that in reverse sometime. Try to get the dealer down because it has a hole drilled and plugged. You will find they sing a different tune when you try using their tricks against them.

Agreed drilled is better and works better. Try to keep it in the center of the roof and try to separate multiple antennas as much as possible - especially those on the same band(s).

I'm also partial to NMOs over the other options.

For longer antennas the fender/trunk mount might be a better option. It won't work as well as the roof, but parking garages will result in longer life on the fender or trunk.

Also note that SOME vehicles have PLASTIC hoods and trunks - even some models you would think would be more antenna-friendly. A plastic ground plane = no ground plane.

I've installed antennas on fiberglass truck cabs. We made metal discs to mount below the fiberglass that acts as a ground plane.

Joe M.

On 2/21/2020 6:38 PM, KA9QJG wrote:
Real Men drill holes LOL

But the do work better

Happy Scanning Don KA9QJG

Ps And the BS Given its not true if you put a hole in your vehicle it
drops the resale value They make plugs for that and can be painted the
same color Driving the New one off the lot it loses value

*From:*main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] *On Behalf
Of *Brian (N2MLP)
*Sent:* Friday, February 21, 2020 4:55 PM
*To:* main@Uniden.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

NMO 3/4" hole mount is only way to go

========================

de N2MLP Brian

Monroe County PA

cid:21CA93CE-AC8F-4FA3-8151-4E18E044767E@...

========================

*From:*main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] *On Behalf
Of *Don Curtis
*Sent:* Friday, February 21, 2020 5:38 PM
*To:* main@Uniden.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

I have used one of the tri band Larsen NMO mount (via a NMO 3/4" hole
mount) for years for scanning and it is fantastic. Very happy with its
quality and performance.

On February 21, 2020 2:52:46 PM "Don Safer" <dlsafer@...> wrote:

I use a PulseLarsen NMO150/450/800 and an NMO mag mount from Ham
Radio Outlet ( www.hamradio.com <http://www.hamradio.com> ). It
stands about 17 inches tall. It is tuned very wide band for high
VHF, UHF and 800 MHz reception. Not recommended for ham radio use.
If too tall there is / was a 10 inch tall mag mount for 2m / 440 ham
use that works well but I can't seem to mind it at the HRO site
today. ;(

Don

KC6IPO
====================================================

---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Israel Kofi Banini" <ikofibanini@...>
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 07:03:10 -0800

Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?


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Re: Antenna for my minivan

Michael WA7SKG
 

I use several of these with good results. VHF/UHF/800 Tram 1091-BNC. comes with an NMO mount coax with BNC connector and an angle bracket for side of hood/trunk type mounting.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01DY8FTR8/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_asin_title_o07_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Michael


Israel Kofi Banini wrote on 2/21/20 7:03 AM:

Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?
_._,_._,_


Re: Antenna for my minivan

KA9QJG
 

Real Men drill holes LOL

 

But  the do work better

 

Happy Scanning Don KA9QJG

 

Ps  And the BS  Given its not true if you  put a hole in your vehicle it drops the resale value They make plugs  for that  and can be painted the same color  Driving the New one off the lot it  loses value

 

 

 

From: main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian (N2MLP)
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 4:55 PM
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

 

NMO 3/4" hole mount is only way to go

 

========================

         de N2MLP Brian

       Monroe County PA

 

 

========================

 

 

From: main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] On Behalf Of Don Curtis
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 5:38 PM
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

 

I have used one of the tri band Larsen NMO mount (via a NMO 3/4" hole mount) for years for scanning and it is fantastic.  Very happy with its quality and performance. 

 

 

 

On February 21, 2020 2:52:46 PM "Don Safer" <dlsafer@...> wrote:

I use a PulseLarsen NMO150/450/800 and an NMO mag mount from Ham Radio Outlet ( www.hamradio.com ). It stands about 17 inches tall. It is tuned very wide band for high VHF, UHF and 800 MHz reception. Not recommended for ham radio use. If too tall there is / was a 10 inch tall mag mount for 2m / 440 ham use that works well but I can't seem to mind it at the HRO site today.  ;(

 

Don

KC6IPO
====================================================

---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Israel Kofi Banini" <ikofibanini@...>
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 07:03:10 -0800

Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?

 


Re: Antenna for my minivan

Brian (N2MLP) <n2mlp@...>
 

NMO 3/4" hole mount is only way to go

 

========================

         de N2MLP Brian

       Monroe County PA

 

 

========================

 

 

From: main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] On Behalf Of Don Curtis
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 5:38 PM
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

 

I have used one of the tri band Larsen NMO mount (via a NMO 3/4" hole mount) for years for scanning and it is fantastic.  Very happy with its quality and performance. 

 

 

 

On February 21, 2020 2:52:46 PM "Don Safer" <dlsafer@...> wrote:

I use a PulseLarsen NMO150/450/800 and an NMO mag mount from Ham Radio Outlet ( www.hamradio.com ). It stands about 17 inches tall. It is tuned very wide band for high VHF, UHF and 800 MHz reception. Not recommended for ham radio use. If too tall there is / was a 10 inch tall mag mount for 2m / 440 ham use that works well but I can't seem to mind it at the HRO site today.  ;(

 

Don

KC6IPO
====================================================

---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Israel Kofi Banini" <ikofibanini@...>
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 07:03:10 -0800

Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?

 


Re: Antenna for my minivan

Brian (N2MLP) <n2mlp@...>
 

5/8 WAVE MOUNTED TO ROOF WORKS BEST

 

========================

         de N2MLP Brian

       Monroe County PA

 

 

========================

 

 

From: main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] On Behalf Of John Irvine
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 12:40 PM
To: main@uniden.groups.io
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

 

Zip scanners.com

 

 



On Feb 21, 2020, at 7:06 AM, Israel Kofi Banini <ikofibanini@...> wrote:

Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?


Re: Antenna for my minivan

KA9QJG
 

I always said I would never pay the price on the expensive Larsen Antennas
, But I heard others using them years ago I was at a ham fest and I
guy was selling a VHF/UHF Half price because it had a open package . I
bought it When I got to my vehicle I keyed up a couple of repeaters
about 20 miles away one was about S-3 And the other one was S-6 All I
did was remove My magnet mount cheaper ant off the roof and put this one on
in the same place , Both repeaters came in over S-9 And I could get into
them . So Now all I do is use Larsen and they last a long time too Of
course they are great for Scanners too... But I always say the best ant is
the ones that are tuned for the freq we want to listen to . Example if you
live in an area and want to listen to that and they are on 700/800 Mhz .
Get an Ant for that freq with gain use good coax try to avoid adapters
on the higher freqs ..

https://tinyurl.com/vtapbfl

Happy Scanning Don KA9QJG

Ps And if You are lic to transmit on any Freq Please be careful with
scanner Ants on the same roof if You key up especially on or near the
freqs on the scanner you can burn out the front end receive Yes I know
from bad experience Just think if We accidently did that on a Unden
SDS-100 $800 Dollar Scanner

-----Original Message-----
From: main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] On Behalf Of Joe
M.
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 3:55 PM
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

The Larsen brand is one of my favorites, too. I have never tried that
tri-band model, but perhaps I should. The dual-band VHF/UHF models are
the best antennas I've ever used.

Joe M.

On 2/21/2020 4:10 PM, Don Safer wrote:
I use a PulseLarsen NMO150/450/800 and an NMO mag mount from Ham Radio
Outlet ( www.hamradio.com <http://www.hamradio.com> ). It stands about
17 inches tall. It is tuned very wide band for high VHF, UHF and 800 MHz
reception. Not recommended for ham radio use. If too tall there is / was
a 10 inch tall mag mount for 2m / 440 ham use that works well but
I can't seem to mind it at the HRO site today. ;(
Don
KC6IPO


Re: Antenna for my minivan

Don Curtis <Don.Curtis@...>
 

I have used one of the tri band Larsen NMO mount (via a NMO 3/4" hole mount) for years for scanning and it is fantastic.  Very happy with its quality and performance. 



On February 21, 2020 2:52:46 PM "Don Safer" <dlsafer@...> wrote:

I use a PulseLarsen NMO150/450/800 and an NMO mag mount from Ham Radio Outlet ( www.hamradio.com ). It stands about 17 inches tall. It is tuned very wide band for high VHF, UHF and 800 MHz reception. Not recommended for ham radio use. If too tall there is / was a 10 inch tall mag mount for 2m / 440 ham use that works well but I can't seem to mind it at the HRO site today.  ;(
 
Don
KC6IPO
====================================================

---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Israel Kofi Banini" <ikofibanini@...>
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 07:03:10 -0800

Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?



Re: Antenna for my minivan

Joe M.
 

The Larsen brand is one of my favorites, too. I have never tried that tri-band model, but perhaps I should. The dual-band VHF/UHF models are the best antennas I've ever used.

Joe M.

On 2/21/2020 4:10 PM, Don Safer wrote:
I use a PulseLarsen NMO150/450/800 and an NMO mag mount from Ham Radio
Outlet ( www.hamradio.com <http://www.hamradio.com> ). It stands about
17 inches tall. It is tuned very wide band for high VHF, UHF and 800 MHz
reception. Not recommended for ham radio use. If too tall there is / was
a 10 inch tall mag mount for 2m / 440 ham use that works well but
I can't seem to mind it at the HRO site today. ;(
Don
KC6IPO


Re: Antenna for my minivan

Don Safer
 

I use a PulseLarsen NMO150/450/800 and an NMO mag mount from Ham Radio Outlet ( www.hamradio.com ). It stands about 17 inches tall. It is tuned very wide band for high VHF, UHF and 800 MHz reception. Not recommended for ham radio use. If too tall there is / was a 10 inch tall mag mount for 2m / 440 ham use that works well but I can't seem to mind it at the HRO site today.  ;(
 
Don
KC6IPO
====================================================


---------- Original Message ----------
From: "Israel Kofi Banini" <ikofibanini@...>
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Subject: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan
Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 07:03:10 -0800

Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?


Re: Antenna for my minivan

Joe M.
 

That happens when they "suddenly notice" the lights and siren, too. Then they slam on the brakes. I've learned to not follow them too close. (never learned by collision, though, just to clarify that)

Joe M.

On 2/21/2020 3:37 PM, KA9QJG wrote:
I use to work Law Enforcement and Quit using the PA After observing
some drivers being startled and almost losing control of their vehicle

Be Safe Happy Scanning Don KA9QJG

*From:*main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] *On Behalf
Of *Don Curtis
*Sent:* Friday, February 21, 2020 10:43 AM
*To:* main@Uniden.groups.io; ja moran via Groups.Io
*Subject:* Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

I must admit, I find your use of a PA system very obnoxious.

On February 21, 2020 9:19:14 AM "ja moran via Groups.Io"
<analon1@...> wrote:

I bought the antennas I have on my truck from TALLEY COMMUNICATIONS
they have many different antennas and gadgets in their online
catalog. You can get multiband antennas or use several in an
array. If you remember the rooftop television antennas, that's
what they did there, each bar was cut for a specific channel or
frequency range.

I also ordered a PA system and PA speaker. I've mounted the speaker
in front of the radiator but behind the grille. I use it to tell
people "your vehicle needs service your turn signals are not
functional" or "DANGER WILL ROBINSON" I"ve also said "where did
you learn how to drive...

was getting gas and a guy was there with has car doors open and
music playing loudly. I found the William Tell Overature and sent
that out the PA Speaker... the guy hurried up and left

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<ikofibanini@...> wrote:

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Re: Antenna for my minivan

KA9QJG
 

I use  to work Law Enforcement  and Quit using the PA  After observing   some drivers being startled and almost losing control of their vehicle  

 

Be Safe   Happy Scanning  Don KA9QJG

 

From: main@Uniden.groups.io [mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io] On Behalf Of Don Curtis
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 10:43 AM
To: main@Uniden.groups.io; ja moran via Groups.Io
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

 

I must admit, I find your use of a PA system very obnoxious.   

 

On February 21, 2020 9:19:14 AM "ja moran via Groups.Io" <analon1@...> wrote:

I bought the antennas I have on my truck from TALLEY COMMUNICATIONS   they have many different antennas and  gadgets in their online catalog.  You can get multiband antennas or use several in an array.  If you remember the rooftop television antennas,  that's what they did there, each bar was cut for a specific channel or frequency range.

 

I also ordered a PA system and PA speaker.  I've mounted the speaker in front of the radiator but behind the grille. I use it to tell people "your vehicle needs service your turn signals are not functional"   or "DANGER WILL ROBINSON"    I"ve also said "where did you learn how to drive...

 

was getting gas and a guy was there  with has car doors open and music playing loudly.  I found the William Tell Overature and sent that out the PA Speaker...  the guy hurried up and left

 

 

 

technology is nice when it works! ---         Engineers SOLVE PROBLEMS..Unix: Solaris AIX  HP-HPUx Linux  Analon/FREGGS FARMS grapes, eggs,birds  602-909-5280

 

 

On Friday, February 21, 2020, 08:06:47 AM MST, Israel Kofi Banini <ikofibanini@...> wrote:

 

 

Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?

 


Re: Antenna for my minivan

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On Feb 21, 2020, at 7:06 AM, Israel Kofi Banini <ikofibanini@...> wrote:

Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?


Re: Antenna for my minivan

ja moran <analon1@...>
 

the metal (aluminum because its lighter and does not rust) is connected to the vehicle ground.

technology is nice when it works! ---         Engineers SOLVE PROBLEMS..Unix: Solaris AIX  HP-HPUx Linux  Analon/FREGGS FARMS grapes, eggs,birds  602-909-5280


On Friday, February 21, 2020, 10:12:38 AM MST, LYLE M via Groups.Io <lylemains1@...> wrote:


By installing the antenna mount on the roof, or fender of the vehicle, the "ground plane" is the roof or fender (metal). Even a magnetic mount, to the metal object, acts as the ground plane.


On Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:01:43 AM CST, Craig Scott via Groups.Io <dredmlm@...> wrote:


Doesn't the metal bar the antennas are mounted to provide a ground plane?
Craig

On Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:46:58 AM EST, Teton Amateur Radio Repeater Association (TARRA) <tarra@...> wrote:


Not really a very good install since there isn't any of the required ground plane for the antennas. If you really wanted a good antenna to work, you would need the ground plane which would be provided by the roof of the truck.

Mick

----- Original Message -----
From: "Craig Scott via Groups.Io"
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 09:22:17 AM
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

> Nice install!  Much nicer than to drill holes in the cab roof!Craig
>
> On Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:19:10 AM EST, ja moran via Groups.Io wrote:
>
> I bought the antennas I have on my truck from TALLEY COMMUNICATIONS   they have many different antennas and  gadgets in their online catalog.  You can get multiband antennas or use several in an array.  If you remember the rooftop television antennas,  that's what they did there, each bar was cut for a specific channel or frequency range.
> I also ordered a PA system and PA speaker.  I've mounted the speaker in front of the radiator but behind the grille. I use it to tell people "your vehicle needs service your turn signals are not functional"   or "DANGER WILL ROBINSON"    I"ve also said "where did you learn how to drive...
> was getting gas and a guy was there  with has car doors open and music playing loudly.  I found the William Tell Overature and sent that out the PA Speaker...  the guy hurried up and left
>
>
> technology is nice when it works! ---         Engineers SOLVE PROBLEMS..Unix: Solaris AIX  HP-HPUx Linux  Analon/FREGGS FARMS grapes, eggs,birds  602-909-5280
>
>
> On Friday, February 21, 2020, 08:06:47 AM MST, Israel Kofi Banini wrote:
>
> Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?
>
>
>
>
--

 

0


Re: Antenna for my minivan

LYLE M
 

By installing the antenna mount on the roof, or fender of the vehicle, the "ground plane" is the roof or fender (metal). Even a magnetic mount, to the metal object, acts as the ground plane.


On Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:01:43 AM CST, Craig Scott via Groups.Io <dredmlm@...> wrote:


Doesn't the metal bar the antennas are mounted to provide a ground plane?
Craig

On Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:46:58 AM EST, Teton Amateur Radio Repeater Association (TARRA) <tarra@...> wrote:


Not really a very good install since there isn't any of the required ground plane for the antennas. If you really wanted a good antenna to work, you would need the ground plane which would be provided by the roof of the truck.

Mick

----- Original Message -----
From: "Craig Scott via Groups.Io"
To: main@Uniden.groups.io
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 09:22:17 AM
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

> Nice install!  Much nicer than to drill holes in the cab roof!Craig
>
> On Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:19:10 AM EST, ja moran via Groups.Io wrote:
>
> I bought the antennas I have on my truck from TALLEY COMMUNICATIONS   they have many different antennas and  gadgets in their online catalog.  You can get multiband antennas or use several in an array.  If you remember the rooftop television antennas,  that's what they did there, each bar was cut for a specific channel or frequency range.
> I also ordered a PA system and PA speaker.  I've mounted the speaker in front of the radiator but behind the grille. I use it to tell people "your vehicle needs service your turn signals are not functional"   or "DANGER WILL ROBINSON"    I"ve also said "where did you learn how to drive...
> was getting gas and a guy was there  with has car doors open and music playing loudly.  I found the William Tell Overature and sent that out the PA Speaker...  the guy hurried up and left
>
>
> technology is nice when it works! ---         Engineers SOLVE PROBLEMS..Unix: Solaris AIX  HP-HPUx Linux  Analon/FREGGS FARMS grapes, eggs,birds  602-909-5280
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> On Friday, February 21, 2020, 08:06:47 AM MST, Israel Kofi Banini wrote:
>
> Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?
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Re: Antenna for my minivan

Joe M.
 

Only to the sides. The front/rear performance will be reduced.

Of course, depending on the strength of
the signals this may not be an issue.

Joe M.

On 2/21/2020 11:55 AM, Craig Scott via Groups.Io wrote:
Doesn't the metal bar the antennas are mounted to provide a ground plane?
Craig

On Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:46:58 AM EST, Teton Amateur Radio
Repeater Association (TARRA) <tarra@...> wrote:


Not really a very good install since there isn't any of the required
ground plane for the antennas. If you really wanted a good antenna to
work, you would need the ground plane which would be provided by the
roof of the truck.

Mick

----- Original Message -----
From: "Craig Scott via Groups.Io"
To: main@Uniden.groups.io <mailto:main@Uniden.groups.io>
Sent: Friday, February 21, 2020 09:22:17 AM
Subject: Re: [Uniden] Antenna for my minivan

> Nice install! Much nicer than to drill holes in the cab roof!Craig
>
> On Friday, February 21, 2020, 11:19:10 AM EST, ja moran via Groups.Io
wrote:
>
> I bought the antennas I have on my truck from TALLEY COMMUNICATIONS
they have many different antennas and gadgets in their online
catalog. You can get multiband antennas or use several in an array. If
you remember the rooftop television antennas, that's what they did
there, each bar was cut for a specific channel or frequency range.
> I also ordered a PA system and PA speaker. I've mounted the speaker
in front of the radiator but behind the grille. I use it to tell people
"your vehicle needs service your turn signals are not functional" or
"DANGER WILL ROBINSON" I"ve also said "where did you learn how to
drive...
> was getting gas and a guy was there with has car doors open and
music playing loudly. I found the William Tell Overature and sent that
out the PA Speaker... the guy hurried up and left
>
>
> technology is nice when it works! --- Engineers SOLVE
PROBLEMS..Unix: Solaris AIX HP-HPUx Linux Analon/FREGGS FARMS grapes,
eggs,birds 602-909-5280
>
>
> On Friday, February 21, 2020, 08:06:47 AM MST, Israel Kofi Banini wrote:
>
> Can anyone direct me where to get antenna for my minivan?
>
>
>
>
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