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Old 05-24-2010, 06:16 PM
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CB Antenna's sizing

What size are most people running on an after market tire carrier? 3' or 4'?
I am getting a firestick and not sure what size to get
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Bigger is better.
Ask yourself how often you drive under things that might cause problems.

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If you want more information then you'll ever need on CB radio/antenna go here Tech-Docs Index

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i've got a 4' firestick. gets great reception and hasn't gotten hung up yet.
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More importantly, properly tuning your antenna is essential. I just have a cheap 2' VANCO antenna but I never have any difficulty communicating with the first and last Jeep in my group. FYI, I am getting 1.3:1 SWR on channel 20.
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