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Anyone have a JK with a Ham radio?

I have the 2013 JK Rubicon Unlimited and I can't figure out where to place my antenna.

I have the CB antenna on the spare tire mount, so can't place it there.

Suggestions where to install the HR antenna would be most appreciated.:)

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how about on my jeep

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might check this out: http://www.arizonarockyroad.com/

 

scroll down a bit and it says: "NEED A DOUBLE MOUNT? AVAILABLE FOR BOTH TJ AND JK" - "Double mounts are special order only. Please EMAIL ME for details."

 

 

also check out our friends at http://www.4x4ham.com/ - i'm sure there are lots of ideas floating around over there for antenna mounts.

 

 

also, i saw this: http://www.cooltechllc.com/jeep/jk_gatemount.shtml

looks easy enough to make your own, and looks like you could run 2 of them (one on each side of the tire). not sure if having the antenna's that close together would cause any funkiness in the radiation patterns or not...

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Off the rear tire carrier works for most. Fab your own mount or if you want to buy something, this guy is local. http://www.arizonarockyroad.com/

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John: Funneeey! :)

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Thanks Virgil. But I already have my CB antenna on the tire carrier. Ham radio shop says CB antenna and Ham radio antenna should not be close to each other.

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Thanks theksmith. Good info. :)

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Thanks Virgil. But I already have my CB antenna on the tire carrier. Ham radio shop says CB antenna and Ham radio antenna should not be close to each other.

 

this should be far enough from the tire carrier mount:

http://www.cooltechllc.com/jeep/jk_ultramount.shtml

 

i'd put the CB on that with a spring, then the HAM on the tire carrier mount.

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Ham Radio Shop doesn't know what they are talking about. Horizontal separation never hurts, but I know many people that run both off the tire carrier.

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Anyone have a JK with a Ham radio?

I have the 2013 JK Rubicon Unlimited and I can't figure out where to place my antenna.

I have the CB antenna on the spare tire mount, so can't place it there.

Suggestions where to install the HR antenna would be most appreciated.:)

 

Hi Ken,

 

What model of antenna do you have?

 

Best regards,

 

Mike

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