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Old 05-08-2006, 12:31 PM   #1
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I own a 2004 Georgetown 325SE Class A. I have had a problem with wind noise & whistling noise at hwy. speeds. I found that the whistling noise is coming from the 14" CB fiberglass antenna that is mounted at a slight angle on the windshield pillar. I changed the antenna to a longer thinner fiberglass one & put a tennis ball on it (as the radio tech suggested), but it still makes noise. Any suggestions?
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I own a 2004 Georgetown 325SE Class A. I have had a problem with wind noise & whistling noise at hwy. speeds. I found that the whistling noise is coming from the 14" CB fiberglass antenna that is mounted at a slight angle on the windshield pillar. I changed the antenna to a longer thinner fiberglass one & put a tennis ball on it (as the radio tech suggested), but it still makes noise. Any suggestions?
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Old 05-08-2006, 02:22 PM   #3
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I'll talk to you tomorrow over coffee, I have some ideas how to cure it...
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Old 05-08-2006, 04:17 PM   #4
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weep holes in window frames have ben identified as culprits in past posts in some situations. We had a whistling due to the passenger side mirror position. This was made worse if the wind happened to be off that quarter.
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Like Doc posted, weep holes in the lower window frame make the noise. A quick test is to drive a few miles at highway speeds to get a noise check. Stop and put tape over the cotpit window weep holes on driver and passenger windows. Drive a few more miles and see if the noise has gone away. This problem has been around since the weep hole design was implemented. There are covers you can buy. What I did was put black electrician tape over the front holes for each window. I put the purchased covers on the rear holes. This has worked for me since my first coach in 1978.
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My 02 Bounder whistled and it drove me nuts. Finally determined that the front grill was the culprit. I moved the angle of the fins slightly and the noise was gone.
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My CB antenna is so noisy that I unscrewed the antenna from the base and store it inside. Only mount it if I have a specific need for it, like several us traveling in convoy. We mostly use the FRS radios anyway.
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