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Old 03-16-2016, 11:43 PM
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I would like to know if there's a delete kit for my antenna. I searched and no luck.
It's really annoying.
I'd like to relocate it to the back somewhere and I don't mind making it a little project.

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All of the solutions I have seen here were to cover the hole with a Trail Rated Badge

http://www.amazon.com/Trail-Rated-Ba.../dp/B004DR4RSC

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I thought about trying to move it but just went with a stubby antenna. Cured most of the issues I had with the stock one
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I just took the antenna off and didn't replace it. I never listen to the radio, only Sirius etc.
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I took my factory am/fm antenna off, used a splitter and currently use my CB antenna for CB and radio reception. Works just fine.
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I took my factory am/fm antenna off, used a splitter and currently use my CB antenna for CB and radio reception. Works just fine.
How do you connect the radio coax to a CB antenna and have the CB coax connected as well?
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How do you connect the radio coax to a CB antenna and have the CB coax connected as well?
^ this
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How do you connect the radio coax to a CB antenna and have the CB coax connected as well?
http://www.amazon.com/ProComm-Splitt.../dp/B00HPH23LA

You also have to swap the antenna with a cb antenna and cb coax (RG8x of any length and the right connectors for your mount) since an AM/FM one is not the right kind to use for transmitting. The stock antenna will recieve cb just fine, but you might blow up your radio if you try to transmit.

The wrong kind of antenna and coax causes an impedance mismatch. An impedance mismatch will cause most of your transmitted energy to turn into heat. The heat will overheat the final transistors in the cb and cause them to not function. You don't want a high SWR.

As a bonus, a nice 4' long cb antenna will recieve AM and FM broadcast bands probably better then the stock radio antenna.
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http://www.amazon.com/ProComm-Splitt.../dp/B00HPH23LA You also have to swap the antenna with a cb antenna and cb coax (RG8x of any length and the right connectors for your mount) since an AM/FM one is not the right kind to use for transmitting. The stock antenna will recieve cb just fine, but you might blow up your radio if you try to transmit. The wrong kind of antenna and coax causes an impedance mismatch. An impedance mismatch will cause most of your transmitted energy to turn into heat. The heat will overheat the final transistors in the cb and cause them to not function. You don't want a high SWR. As a bonus, a nice 4' long cb antenna will recieve AM and FM broadcast bands probably better then the stock radio antenna.
There's a vendor on here that sells them, that's where I got mine from.
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I don't want to remove everything, just the antenna, but leave the housing. Besides using a screw to fill the void (to keep water out and rusting) all I'm looking for s 5/16 "plug".
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