How to install an antenna mast and coax cable?

How to install an antenna mast and coax cable?

15.1) Reach into side opening along fender and pull coax cable from vehicle through rubber gromet. 15.2) For installing new antenna mast and coax cable use these instructions backwards.

Do you have to have the antenna above the roof line?

At a minimum, you should always have the tip of the antenna above the roof line or you will likely encounter significant performance issues. If you’ll be drilling holes in your vehicle to install coax or bringing it into the cab via a difficult route, we recommend testing the SWR of the antenna before permanently installing the cable.

How do you mount an OTA antenna on a satellite dish?

Mount OTA Antenna on Satellite Dish Step 1: Determine TV Tower Range and Purchase OTA Antenna Step 2: Remove Cap from Arm of Satellite Dish to Expose Coax Cable Step 3: Remove Dish from Mount Pole Step 4: Attach Coax Cable to Antenna Step 5: Mount HDTV Antenna to Satellite Dish Pole Step 6: Point Antenna in the Direction of Local TV Towers

Where do you put a CB antenna on a car?

You need to have the coil for a CB antenna above the roof line of the vehicle. You want your antenna to be as tall as possible without smacking over passes or other obstacles. This process can be anywhere from very simple to very complicated. A magnetic mount just sets on the roof.

How do you hook up an antenna to a car?

If your vehicle has no antenna, but does have a factory antenna hole, feed the antenna cable through the hole. To run the cable to the receiver, you’ll have to find the route the car’s designers intended.

Where is the best place to install a CB antenna?

Here are some tips regarding antenna location: The best place for your standard antenna is the center of your roof, where you will have the greatest ground plane coverage. When you install a CB antenna on the fender, bumper, or anywhere else around the edge of your vehicle, you will have a weaker signal going away from the vehicle.

Can a magnetic antenna be installed on a door jamb?

A magnetic mount just sets on the roof. A door jamb mount requires measuring and drilling and adjustments to get the antenna vertical. Follow the instructions for installing your mount as closely as possible (if it came with any). Also, make sure that you have all of the proper components to attach your antenna mount to the coax.

How can I tune my CB radio antenna?

Tune it every time you move the antenna, add a spring or quick disconnect, modify your vehicle with a large metal component, hit your antenna on something, change your coax length, switch to a different mount, and more. You can find a link to an article on CB antenna tuning here.