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Subject: Re: [RFI] WAY OT
From: Howard Lester <howard220@gmail.com>
Date: Mon, 18 Jan 2010 14:46:35 -0500
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What about using a 2m/440 mobile antenna that doesn't require a ground
plane, such as a commercially made end-fed half-wave? I know Diamond, at
least, makes one.

Howard N7SO

On Mon, Jan 18, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Dale Martin <kg5u@hal-pc.org> wrote:

> 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
> reinforcement?
> 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.
> 73
> Dale, kg5u
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