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    Default radio antenna

    Is there a good source for a decent quality low cost antenna without having to b uild one? my skills dont seem that good to make one....im too lazy lol. Thanks

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    Disregard, after reading through some posts I found one I liked based on the forums

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    which are you considering?

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    I've had several years of success with a J-pole made with 1/2" copper pipe

    FM-02 + J-pole gets me nearly 1 mile radius and up to 4 miles line of sight
    Cheers!
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    I ended up getting a 1/4 Wavelength GP Antenna from ebay. It was 30 with shipping. Its my first year so Im trying it out.

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    My favorite antenna.
    Post us a link or a picture when you get it.
    Quote Originally Posted by kjimkoski View Post
    I ended up getting a 1/4 Wavelength GP Antenna from ebay. It was 30 with shipping. Its my first year so Im trying it out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ukewarrior View Post
    My favorite antenna.
    Post us a link or a picture when you get it.
    Thanks, I think after reading a number of posts, on of your posts pointed me towards it.

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    4 miles? That surely exceeds the FCC limits. Why would you need more than a block?

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    Quote Originally Posted by aknflyer View Post
    4 miles? That surely exceeds the FCC limits. Why would you need more than a block?
    Maybe Canada has looser regs.
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