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Old 02-25-2019, 06:34 AM
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Anybody have any experience with the president line of antennas?
i never really cared for the look of the fiberglass antennas, so I ordered the President Maryland antenna, supposed to be tunable, 58 inch steel whip
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Old 03-01-2019, 01:48 PM
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Finally got everything hooked up, so far I have a high swr, 2.5 range with the antenna rings adjusted all the way to the bottom, over 3 with them higher up,.
will play with the whip heigth some this weekend and recheck grounds and scrape more powder coating off the antenna bracket, may be pictures to come.
I used spare tire mount from evo, it tilts the antenna a little to the right instead of being straight up, but it isn't bad, adds a little character
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Picture please? Getting ready to buy a firestik but if president looks great I might consider it.
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I'll try to get some pictures up, but so far I can't get my swr below about 2 1/4, I may change to a firestick and see how it does, even though I like the looks of a stainless antenna better than a fiberglass one, I may have to go with functional instead of looks
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Old 03-05-2019, 11:37 AM
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Antenna base and adjusting rings
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Whip is almost 59 inches
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Ok, I ordered a front fender/ under hood bracket, I'm determined to make this antenna work, I hope after getting it out from between the spare and tailgate it might work a little better
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