Originally Posted by horacebat
there is one bloke at the club that insists that it is hard to fit a radio and have the ariel tuned to the radio! every package i have bought ive put together and its been excellent no issues with transmission or usability, he does like to make things more awkward than they are and thinks he is the only person that knows this black magic !!!
It's hard(ish) to build
your own aerial and tune it to the frequency but you won't need to do too much to use an off the shelf one
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