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Unread 04-13-2010, 09:29 AM   #1
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Can someone tune my CB?

I have everything to do it but I just can't get it right. My range is pathetic. Is anyone with experience able to do this? I'm in the Toledo, OH area.

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Unread 04-13-2010, 03:58 PM   #2
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Are you reading the meter right? Most of it is trial and error. Keep messing around with it. I tuned mine perfectly by accident!
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Unread 04-13-2010, 06:43 PM   #3
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Great...Jeff you're saying I have your SWR meter and I'm going to accidentally get it right?
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Unread 04-15-2010, 05:56 PM   #4
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Actually, I bought the meter to tune mine, and plugged the meter in to the heep, found that it was tuned perfectly. unless I was reading it wrong....but I have great range and haven't had any issues so far!
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Unread 04-15-2010, 06:49 PM   #5
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Its not hard, just raise or lower the "whip" on your antenna untill you get a 1.5 or lower match. Somtimes you need to cut the whip shorter. And you need a good ground! Also use 18' of coax from your radio to antenna...(if its not premade). With a good match you'll be WORLDWIDE!
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