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Old 06-01-2015, 11:50 PM   #11
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I'll bet most that are having an issue have solid wall TTers with rubber roofs. Antennas need metal ground plane to work correctly. Had the same issue with two way radios on boats 15-20 years ago. Had to use a 12" x 12" metal area below antenna to allow them to work. Discovered metal duct tape worked great since surface rarely was flat, it was easy to cut to shape, and it was stuck to gel coated fiberglass. This however would NOT be an option for rubber roofed trailers. The adapter to connect radio to the TV antenna is an excellent solution.
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Old 06-03-2015, 07:57 PM   #12
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I purchased the connector from the link provided but should've read more carefully. It is a Motorola connector and not standard coaxial connection. Had to buy the additional adapter today will arrive tomorrow.
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:15 PM   #13
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The adapter to connect radio to the TV antenna is an excellent solution.
The splitter and adapter is a solution BUT WHY ISN'T ANYONE DEMANDING FLAGSTAFF TO SUPPLY AN AM-FM ANTENNA THAT WORKS?? Connecting to the TV antenna will only work with FM and the weather bands.
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:23 PM   #14
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Sorry my bad. I should of looked better also I to received the cable today and found out it was the wrong connection. where did you get the adapter and what is it called ??
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Old 06-03-2015, 08:25 PM   #15
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Using your television antenna is the way to go but you will only pick up (UHF) FM stations. I made the switch and am happy with it. You can also pick up NOAA weather band, several frequencies 162.400 MHz up to 162.550 MHz, there are seven in all depending what part of the country you are in
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Old 06-04-2015, 12:47 PM   #16
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This is what I bought from Amazon and it is arriving today. I will post if it works or not

DHT Handheld Antenna Cable for Wouxun Baofeng Quasheng Linton - Adapter for UHF Base and Mobile Antennas - SMA Female to UHF SO-239 Female Connectors 6''
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Old 06-04-2015, 05:57 PM   #17
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Never mind do not buy the adapter from the link I posted above. Just got mine today and it's for the small coaxial connection.
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Is the small whip ant up on the roof?
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Yes but not really effective on rubber I think.
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Never mind do not buy the adapter from the link I posted above. Just got mine today and it's for the small coaxial connection.
I just cut the end and puta common rg 6 cable connecter on the wire but the wire is strand so I tin sodered it to make it soled it works perfect
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