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cross band vehicle repeater

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cross band vehicle repeater

Postby whirley12 » Sat Dec 27, 2014 8:35 am

i have a mobile vhf radio and a cross band repeater that operates on uhf. What type of mobile antenna do I need to put on my vehicle for proper reception and transmit

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Re: cross band vehicle repeater

Postby Will » Sat Dec 27, 2014 11:42 am

OH, here we go again, This has been hashed to death on RR already.

Answer: A "vehicle repeater" requires TWO antennas.

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Re: cross band vehicle repeater

Postby MSS-Dave » Sat Dec 27, 2014 1:35 pm

You ***COULD*** use a VHF/UHF diplexer and a dual band antenna as long as the diplexer and the antenna cover the frequency ranges you are using. You have more flexibility using separate antennas though....


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