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PostSubject: 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz   antenna - 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz Icon_minitimeSat Jan 07, 2023 10:37 am

Hi.. All


Would I see a difference, I am curranty using an A99 with my Lincoln 2.. was wondering if I was to use a 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz. would I notice less noise on frequency, would it perform better..  Question


Thank you very much


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PostSubject: Re: 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz   antenna - 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz Icon_minitimeTue Jan 17, 2023 9:31 am

If you build it yourself  it might be worth the experiment. Trying a horizontal or a sloped dipole might give less interference as most of the interference is vertically polarized.

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26CT231ANDY wrote:
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Would I see a difference, I am curranty using an A99 with my Lincoln 2.. was wondering if I was to use a 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz. would I notice less noise on frequency, would it perform better..  Question


Thank you very much


Cheers


Andy
Hi Andy,if using your Antron and there a lot of noise,try about 5 turns of coax into hoop about 6 inches in diameter just down a few inches from your pl259 going into the Antron so239…it should cut down the noise.Also make sure have a copper ground rod into the ground and wire from that to Antron clamp.

Good luck 73’s

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PostSubject: Re: 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz   antenna - 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz Icon_minitimeMon Apr 17, 2023 9:14 am

Hi 👋
I tend to use my mono dipole for listening to dx from abroad. It does have less noise than my a99 but there’s a drop in signal and distortion when I’m using it for more local contacts.
I guess you could listen to the horizontal and transmit with the vertical if you had a second rig and was good at juggling 🤹‍�😆
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PostSubject: Re: 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz   antenna - 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz Icon_minitimeMon Apr 17, 2023 8:48 pm

I have used a double extended zepp, easily constructed. It has been quoted as twice the power of a dipole.I don't have dimensions to hand at the moment but I did a post on FoxtrotBravo - google double extended zepp foxtrotbravo and you will see the whole thread.

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PostSubject: Re: 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz   antenna - 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz Icon_minitimeMon Jun 12, 2023 8:16 am

Just to update my post above.
I’ve swapped the mono 27mhz for the Double Bazooka 27mhz. So still mono band but the receive is much better with less static and noise from the local area. I need to get it higher as it’s only 15 feet high so that’s the next job but so far I’m really pleased with the swap.

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PostSubject: Re: 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz   antenna - 11 MTR Mono Band Dipole CB Radio Antenna / Aerial 27.555 MHz Icon_minitimeWed Jun 14, 2023 4:00 am

15ft high is just fine for 11m.

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