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post #1 of 3 Old 02-18-2002, 08:15 AM Thread Starter
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cb Antenna location problem

I have a quick question regarding CB antenna location on my 98 ZJ with Surco safari type style roof rack. If I get a roof mount antenna and then load the rack with luggage, and if the antenna is still poking out of the top of a full load of luggage, is that still a good ground plane???

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post #2 of 3 Old 02-18-2002, 03:55 PM
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Should be fine, RF waves can travel through cement walls (not well, but they can)so the luggage or whatever you would put up there shouldn't bother it.

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post #3 of 3 Old 02-20-2002, 12:00 PM Thread Starter
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What would happen if the antenna were to touch the metal of the rack? Would this blow my system up?

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