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Old 03-24-2011, 09:49 PM   #1
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Effect of CB antenna close to Radio antenna

I was wondering if I install my 3 ft. fiberglass cb antenna close (1.5-2.5")to my factory radio antenna on my 1990 Wrangler, will it effect anything?
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Old 03-24-2011, 10:42 PM   #2
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That close will have some interaction and detune the CB antenna a bit, but in reality it should work OK.

However it will look pretty bad.

Why there, mount it on the drivers side

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The reason I wanted to put it there is because the POV mounted the factory antenna lower and closer to the cab, leaving the factory hole open. I think he wanted better protection of antenna??? I was thinking of using factory mount to run cb antenna with a body side mount install.
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Old 03-28-2011, 11:55 AM   #4
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Cheap radios with poor filtering may have some interference.

I ran an AM/FM and a CB antenna mounted on a small tap welded to a pair of vise grips that clamped to my mirror on a semi for years and never had a problem.
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