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Old 10 August 2014, 12:27   #11
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Loss is Loss - IIRC unless somebody can tell me different !

They talk about Transmission in the impedance specs - anything that is received is Transmitted along to the radio to received...so cable impedance come into affect either way...

I may be wrong and happy to be corrected...best practice is to use right cable and connectors for job!

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FM radio - I believe a few folks have fitted an antenna in the the console from car shop and has good reception ...


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So if I am to remove the splitter, and i would rather replace the current cable run so that I dont have a join - What do the collective recommend as a replacement antenna?

I would like two that match, one for VHF and one for AM/FM Radio.
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75 will let less signal in. You are right but I don't you'd notice except at the extremes of range. But 75 will let less signal out which is bad cod it needs to go somewhere...
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I would like two that match, one for VHF and one for AM/FM Radio.
You could go a pair of matching Glomex GRPs - one for VHF and one for FM. In a pinch the FM antenna can stand in for VHF use, so you have some redundancy.
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Well I got myself a Metz antenna for my birthday (from me to me) and been and fitted it today.

I think I have found the problem with the old install!

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New antenna installed and so far performance seems really good using my hand held on low power


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