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  • John
    May 11, 2012
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      lol..... don't even get me going on encryption......


      -----Original Message-----
      From: dataman60435
      Sent: Friday, May 11, 2012 2:47 PM
      To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion

      "John" your a true "SCANNERMAN"......And i luv how u voice your opinion on
      things!!

      --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "John" <johnstark@...> wrote:
      >
      > You can put an antenna on anything..... even my skid steer will have one
      > with a mount for an HP1 and amplified speaker so I can listen while I tear
      > up the yard.
      >
      >
      > -----Original Message-----
      > From: Dannypa_27
      > Sent: Thursday, May 10, 2012 6:54 PM
      > To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
      >
      > I never knew you could have one on a bicycle? Do you have any pictures of
      > it? Thanks.
      >
      > --danny
      >
      > Sent from my iPhone
      >
      > On May 10, 2012, at 2:12 PM, MICHAEL BENNETT <michaelbennett@...>
      > wrote:
      >
      > > The best multi-band antenna I've used is the LARSEN 150/450/800 mobile.
      > > I
      > > have one on my car, bicycle, and use a ground plane kit, similar to the
      > > one
      > > below, for a base. I'm using the 150 ground plane kit with the longer
      > > ground elements though.
      > >
      > > I've never tried the "Spectra" but I do have the base version, the
      > > "Ferret"
      > > and I'm not too impressed with it's performance. It works pretty good on
      > > 150 mhz but that's about it.
      > >
      > > Mike
      > >
      > > On Wed, May 9, 2012 at 12:42 PM, Mark Levine, D.C. <wb2eqe@...>
      > > wrote:
      > >
      > > > **
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > http://www.alpha2zuluelectronics.com/NMO-ground-plane-kit-p/1465.htm
      > > >
      > > > works fine
      > > >
      > > > ML
      > > >
      > > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > > From: <tachorn@...>
      > > > To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 1:16 PM
      > > > Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
      > > >
      > > > >I saw the spectra yesterday while I was looking and it really caught
      > > > >my
      > > > >attention. What are my options for ground plane kits other than the
      > > > >one
      > > > >listed with the spectra? Do they make a ground plane kit with an N
      > > > >connector or pl259 so I can use a better feed line? I will need
      > > > >around
      > > > >50ft feed line. I dont want a 7ft tall antenna on the house.
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Mark Levine, D.C." <wb2eqe@>
      > > > > wrote:
      > > > >>
      > > > >> In that case you may want to look at the Austin Spectra, it's
      > > > >> excellent.
      > > > >> http://www.rfwiz.com/AustinAntenna/AustinAntennaSpectra.htm
      > > > >>
      > > > >> ----- Original Message -----
      > > > >> From: <tachorn@>
      > > > >> To: <BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com>
      > > > >> Sent: Wednesday, May 09, 2012 12:39 PM
      > > > >> Subject: [BCD396XT] Re: Base Antenna Suggestion
      > > > >>
      > > > >>
      > > > >> > Thanks for all the info, the ST2 is not what I am looking for. I
      > > > >> > am
      > > > >> > wanting something with a fairly small foot print. Discone looks
      > > > >> > like
      > > > >> > it
      > > > >> > will be my choice, but thoughts on a mobile NMO scanner antenna
      > > > >> > with a
      > > > >> > ground plane kit on a mast?
      > > > >> >
      > > > >> > --- In BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com, "Michael Sigler" <mike@> wrote:
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> A lot of it will depend on the height of your base antenna and
      > > > >> >> your
      > > > >> >> local average terrain height and where the transmitter and
      > > > >> >> height
      > > > >> >> of
      > > > >> >> the
      > > > >> >> transmitter is. The Discone antenna receives very well and its
      > > > >> >> wideband. I have one myself and a preamp is always nice to use
      > > > >> >> too.
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> Mike-KC9NSA
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> From: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com [mailto:BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com]
      > > > >> >> On
      > > > >> >> Behalf Of tachorn@
      > > > >> >> Sent: Tuesday, May 08, 2012 5:26 PM
      > > > >> >> To: BCD396XT@yahoogroups.com
      > > > >> >> Subject: [BCD396XT] Base Antenna Suggestion
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> I am in the market for a new base antenna, I have the 369xt and
      > > > >> >> want
      > > > >> >> to
      > > > >> >> get an antenna outside. I listen to VHF HI, UHF and some 800.
      > > > >> >> Most
      > > > >> >> of
      > > > >> >> the 800 is 30-40 miles away. I am not wanting to break the bank,
      > > > >> >> just
      > > > >> >> want improved reception. Please give me some suggestions, I am
      > > > >> >> really
      > > > >> >> looking for an all band antenna.
      > > > >> >>
      > > > >> >> Thanks
      > > > >> >> T
      > > > >> >>
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