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Old 11 November 2008, 17:07   #1
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Hi all ,anyone use an EXTERNAL arieal for there gps on there sibs,,,,,,,,,,,,,,just got a standard horizon,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,and orderded the wrong one doh,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,i wanted INTERNAL arieal,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,im gonna send it back and they should swap it ,not taken it out of the parcel,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,just read the letter with it ,just thought how would you mount one on a 270 metre sib? ariel thsat is
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Old 11 November 2008, 17:45   #2
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A little VHF antenna ratchet base screwed/bolted to the transom would do the trick - around 10

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Old 12 November 2008, 03:24   #3
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Hi all ,anyone use an EXTERNAL arieal for there gps on there sibs,,,,,,,,,,,,,,just got a standard horizon,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,and orderded the wrong one doh,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,i wanted INTERNAL arieal,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,im gonna send it back and they should swap it ,not taken it out of the parcel,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,just read the letter with it ,just thought how would you mount one on a 270 metre sib? ariel thsat is
Swap it, far less hassle than running the wire.
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Old 12 November 2008, 12:08   #4
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Swap it, far less hassle than running the wire.
cheers gents,,,,,,,,,,,,,feed back i got im hoping to swap it ,,,,,,,,,,,,,not out of the box so should be no probs
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just thought how would you mount one on a 270 metre sib? ariel thsat is
WOW!!! I couldn't imagine that sucker getting inflated with a foot pump!
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WOW!!! I couldn't imagine that sucker getting inflated with a foot pump!
That is rather a large SIB - only 23 metres shorter than the QE II
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