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how do you tune this thing/???

Discussion in '1973-1991 K5 Blazer | Truck | Suburban' started by reddog64, Feb 2, 2001.

  1. reddog64

    reddog64 1/2 ton status

    Nov 9, 2000
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    Federal Way, Washington
    I installed my cb last night and get really crappy reception...
    I have a tunable firestik II I must have to adjust the antenna end to get better reception.. I can hear everyone but it's really crackle and faint... How do I adjust the end of the antenna???
    I know I should post this in the cb section but I did and no one helped me...

    Um... yes officer I know it's too big...
  2. StoneyK5

    StoneyK5 1/2 ton status

    Jan 4, 2001
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    Birch Bay, Wa.
    Sounds like a bad ground to me. Didn't know about tuning at the ant. end, but could put an SWR meter in-line with a short coax and get a proper reading for your coax length, I know the length has to be near exact for the proper signal output. I got a meter from Radio Shack.

    83K5 Silverado
    What was that bump?

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