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Old 06-08-2013, 05:13 PM   #1
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Lost an antenna

Low hanging branches caused my am/fm antenna to take flight the other day. It broke the mast just above where it screws into the base.

With my coach being 8 yr old, I suspect a direct replacement mast would be out of the question.

Has anyone replaced their antenna? How easy or difficult is it?
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Unscrew the base from the coach and you should find a coax plug wire. Then select a new antenna that fits that wire that has a spring in the base to prevent a re-happening.
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Hi USMCRET,
Are you talking about the small "rubber ducky" antenna? There may be two of them on the roof.
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coat hanger?
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Hi USMCRET,
Go to COM_Net2 Logon= and see if any of these antennas work for you. Once there choose:
Catalog - Model Year
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Appliance And Accessories
2005 KSDP Entertainment System

Take a look at the pictures and see if any of these work for you.
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Thanks Gary. Unfortunately, it's none of those.
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When that happened to mine I found one on EBay. Unscrewed mine from the base and screwed the new one on.
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I'm fairly sure that all antenna masts are 1/4 -20 thread. As long as your antenna base is okay, you should be able to find a suitable mast at Radio Shack (just ignore their efforts to sell you a cell phone. They must get a lot of profit from cell phones).
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A truck stop will probably have that, and no cell phone sales pressure. I need to make that same stop. It is 1/4 20 as mentioned above.
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I really want to thank everyone for your inputs. The idea that these antenna masts are all the same size caused me to head to Advance Auto and pick up a universal radio antenna mast. It fit like a charm, and I'm back in business. Thanks!
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Thank you for the update.
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