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  1. #1
    Mark
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    What is the best type of aerial/antenna to fit with a CARK-91 ?
    And where is the best/cheapest place, in the UK, to buy one?

    Cheers

    Mark





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  2. #2
    Ivor Jones
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    Re: aerial for cark-91


    "Mark" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    > What is the best type of aerial/antenna to fit with a CARK-91 ?
    > And where is the best/cheapest place, in the UK, to buy one?


    Without doubt, the *best* type is one drilled into the roof, preferably
    dead centre, although things like sunroofs limit mounting positions; 6
    inches or so from the rear window is a good place. The best made one I've
    found in the UK is by Panorama.

    Most people though don't want to drill holes, although if it's done by a
    professional installer it can't be beaten. Choices are therefore a
    glassmount or magnetic mount. The mag mount is ok for a temp installation
    but not really much good for a permanent fixing. Glassmounts come in all
    shapes and sizes, with the coverage in most areas you shouldn't need a
    huge one unless you live in the middle of nowhere miles from a base
    station, so I'd recommend the small 1/4 wave which is about 2 or 3 inches
    long so is unobtrusive.

    Make sure the glass on both sides is scrupulously clean, most aerials will
    come with a small alcohol wipe to clean the glass, allow it to dry for a
    few minutes before fixing the whip and connection box. If fitting to a
    hatchback rear window, remember to allow enough free cable to allow the
    hatch to fully open..!

    If you're located within reasonable distance of Birmingham, I can give you
    one or two places to try.

    Hope this helps,

    Ivor





  3. #3
    Adam Greatrix
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    Re: aerial for cark-91

    "Ivor Jones" <[email protected]> wrote in message
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    >I'd recommend the small 1/4 wave which is about 2 or 3 inches
    > long so is unobtrusive.


    Sounds a bit like:
    http://l8shop.net/Products/Dual-Band...nna-1777.asp?a
    I've used this aerial with my cark-91 and 126. I can't accurately measure
    the db gain on it but it has a greater signal strength in the car kit than
    when stood outside the car.

    A bit off topic perhaps, but anyone know anyone who makes a good yagi for
    GSM1800?

    Adam





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