I haven't had any experience with fiberglass body installs, but what about a
simple lip mount to the trunk lid with a strip of metal plate for
If the antenna doesn't perform well without a ground plane, attach grounded
sheet of aluminum or copper to the inside of the trunk lid.
> Fiberglass body and all...I am not excited about drilling a
> hole in the body anywhere for an antenna.
> So..my question is: How do I go about installing an antenna
> on the car for my 2 meter/440 Kenwood radio? (TM-D710A)
> I forsee a noise (RFI) issue, as well as a ground plane
> issue. I am fairly confident that I can handle the noise,
> but the ground plane...
> Any thoughts? Or anyone who is experienced in these type of
> fiberglass body installs that someone here could recommend to me?
> Many thanks in advance!
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