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Re: [TowerTalk] Ground for screwdriver antenna ala Tundra

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Ground for screwdriver antenna ala Tundra
From: "Jim Brown" <>
Date: Fri, 11 Aug 2006 08:06:45 -0700
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On Fri, 11 Aug 2006 07:34:20 EDT, wrote:

>Toyota Tundra?  I'm going to be installing a Tarheel on mine and
>would like to know what to expect.

Expect the worst. The main computer in my Sequoia locked up when I called 
CQ on 20 SSB, thanks to the really awful chassis bonding noted in my 
previous post. Symptom: the SUV slowed to 15 mph and wouldn't go any 
faster. Short term Fix: Pull the main power lead off the battery to 
reboot the car's computer, and don't transmit on HF. Because I've been 
busy with other things (a cross country move), I haven't had time to do a 
serious fix on it. 

Because our list administrator has declared mobile stuff off limits, it's 
best that we take any further discussion off list. I understand that 
there is a mobile HF list. 

Jim K9YC


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