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Old January 8th, 2011, 09:12 AM
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I have a Cobra 75 WX ST and am wanting to make sure I maximize its capabilities. I have searched around and found that the antenna and the way it is grounded seems to be very important. So my question is: What antenna woks best?
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Old January 8th, 2011, 11:48 PM
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Firesticks are very popular with those with CBs.

I don't know about other clubs, but out here in San Diego almost everyone has taken the time to get ham licensed and we use 2 Meter on many trips. Better sound, no interference, and if needed we can use the myriad repeaters around for very long distance.
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Old January 9th, 2011, 07:08 AM
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I run a 3' Firestik (the kind without the external ground wire) on my 94 with the same CB. Mounted on a bracket over the license plate light and have had great results in the trails/parks in this area. Assuming that if I were to take the time to actually set it up properly with an SWR meter it would be even better!
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x2 on the amateur radio license. It is easy to get a Technical rating and you get much better sound and clarity, not to mention the ability to call long distance for assistance.
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I am going to mount an NGP Firestik in the hole for the factory antenna (since I never use the radio...)
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