Skip to main content

Posts

Showing posts with the label How To Install a NMO Ham Radio Mobile Antenna Mount.

How To Install A NMO Ham Radio Mobile Antenna Mount. Post 1720.

If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7gFNeW2Z1Xo I've always been a bit over cautious when I use VHF/UHF antennas on my Honda van.  I really don't want to drill holes in the roof and disturb any cables or computers that monitor the performance of my van.  So, I tend to use magnetic mount VHF/UHF antennas--not the best solution, since these antennas tend to scratch metal surfaces and ruin the vehicle paint.  Glass-mounted antennas also present certain problems, especially with windows embedded with antennas and other control circuitry. After I watched this video, I feel a bit more confident about installing a more secure and aesthetically pleasing mobile antenna.  Mel Wagner (WA5UTK) shows us how to install a NMO mobile mount on his 2009 Ford F-150 pickup truck.  He takes his time and proceeds carefully through each step of the installation process.  For the latest Amateur/Ham Radio n