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Electric Car Mobile HF Radio Install. Post 2115.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2DJdUfT_TnM. Radio amateurs have been installing their rigs and antennas on their vehicles for over 100 years. In this video, the "Ham Radio Crash Course" (John Nass) takes us step-by-step through the installation of an HF antenna in an electric vehicle. Like installations in liquid-fueled cars, bonding and grounding are important keys to a successful mobile antenna installation. RFI can be a major problem for electric vehicles as well, since the large batteries found in these vehicles can generate quite a bit of interference. If you follow the suggestions in this video, your installation will be successful.  The tips offered in this video apply equally to installations in hybrid and conventionally-powered vehicles.  Be sure everything that can radiate a signal is grounded. Here are comments from the video author that may help you get started: &