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Old 05-18-2014, 02:31 PM   #1
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CB mount

I will be taking possession of my new RV in five weeks love to hook up a CB where is the best place to mount a CB antenna and can I do that myself or would it be better to have them do it while it's still in production thanks.

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Old 05-18-2014, 04:10 PM   #2
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Depends on the Vehicle.. For example I do *NOT* have a driver's side door, so I took a 2x4, did a but of cutting and staining, and mounted it using screws that sink nicely into the frame studs.

Then mounted the CBs and a Ham radio and some other stuff to it.

HOWEVER: Problem with water if the window leaks depending on precise position of radio.. I now shield the one that has issues.

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That makes sense I should've mentioned what kind of vehicle I have a nexus class C 30 ft
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Even though I have three working old units and an old Cobra base loaded whip. I bought the $99 Cobra all in one CB. Then I bought two of the through the glass antennas and two power adapters. I move the CB/microphone from the MH to the car depending on what I am driving.

This all works well enough for traffic info on the road. If I was still an active ham operator things would have been allot different.
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Have a CB prep package installed while you coach is being built, and ask where the antenna should be mounted, or tell them where you want it mounted.
There is a wall-mount for MH's that most folks mount just behind the driver, in front of the slideout. The antenna cable and 12V wiring are stubbed out from under the dash next to your left foot. My OEM antenna is roof-mounted, wish it was on the drivers wall, I could use a Firestik antenna instead of the crummy 12" wire on the roof.
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