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post #1 of 3 Old 07-21-2011, 08:09 AM Thread Starter
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Ham radio setup

What all do i need to make this a complete setup? I know i need an antenna but don't know what kind to get?

Heres the radio i want to get

IC-208H VHF/UHF FM Transceiver - Features - Icom America

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If you're willing to drill into your roof, I would suggest an NMO antenna mount, get a dual band antenna, and you'll be good to go.

I have a larsen dual band antenna, the coil is covered so there's less wind noise than an open coil antenna.

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Ditto above, especially the NMO mount in the roof the absolute best mount. Antenna choice is wide open I also like MAXRAD antennas, There's a bunch out there,,,,,Remember the antenna can make or break you day...Good Luck....Steve

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