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Jun 11

Why Should You Upgrade Your Amateur Radio License?

Credit: Michael (KB9VBR), Thanks for joining me on these little amateur radio adventures.Well, congratulations. You just passed your amateur radio technician license exam. I bet when you heard that news, the volunteer examiners also followed it up with the question. Would you now like to take the general license exam? You... read more →
May 29

Dual CB Antenna Installation for Truckers

Dual Trucker Antenna Installation  The Stryker truckers will operate excellently in a dual configuration. For best performance and maximum front and back signal, maintain a distance of 8’ to 9’ between the antennas. Tuning the truckers for dual installation is quick and easy. Install both antennas on the mirrors following... read more →
May 10
Tuning the CB Antenna for Optimum SWR

Tuning the CB Antenna for Optimum SWR

For maximum performance, we recommend the Stryker SR-A10 Trucker CB antenna or the Stryker SR-A10 Magnetic Mount. Antenna length is directly related to signal frequency. Therefore, it must be tuned to resonate optimally throughout the frequency range of the transceiver. Lower frequencies require a longer antenna than higher frequencies. Due... read more →
Apr 13

Factor that affects CB Antenna Range

In today’s era, the most common question that CB’ers ask before buying CB Antenna is what will be the approximate range of your CB Antenna. A simple question with a tricky answer. As we all know that CB Antenna range can be easily distressed by various parables.  After reading this... read more →
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Feb 21
cb antenna coax cable

A Complete Guide to CB Coax Cable

In this article you will learn: What CB COAX CABLE really does? Importance & selection of COAX Cable What affects you CB COAX cable So let's start=> 1. What CB COAX CABLE really does? CB Coax Cable is to do two things: To take received a signal from antenna towards... read more →
Jan 10

CB Antenna Safety for Winter

Weather conditions play a primary role in highway accidents each year, especially during the winter seasons. To avoid emergencies, you must not violate speed limits and keep update about the weather. There are always chances that extreme weather conditions may affect the health of your CB Antenna & your radio... read more →
Jan 09
cb antenna tuning process

CB Antenna Tuning – A Step by Step Guide

Objectives of CB Antenna Tuning To enjoy optimum CB performance (proper transmit & receive). Preventing your CB Radio from damage. Lowering your SWR reading. (Mostly below 1.5). OK, everything is now connected and ready to transmit & receive. Wait… there is something we’ve left behind. And that is CB Antenna Tuning... read more →
Aug 10

An Introduction to 10 Meter Band

The 10-meter band needs no introduction with respect to the role it is playing in the radio communication worldwide. It is a part of the spectrum that is specifically allocated for the Amateur radio operator’s i.e. shortwave radio spectrum. Users can access frequencies ranging from 28.000 to 29.700 MHz in this... read more →