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Author Topic: Do NOT Leave Your Antenna Plugged-in.  (Read 3164 times)

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Do NOT Leave Your Antenna Plugged-in.
« on: May 23, 2017, 03:43:14 AM »

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Re: Do NOT Leave Your Antenna Plugged-in.
« Reply #1 on: May 23, 2017, 12:44:43 PM »
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Re: Do NOT Leave Your Antenna Plugged-in.
« Reply #2 on: May 23, 2017, 01:38:43 PM »
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Re: Do NOT Leave Your Antenna Plugged-in.
« Reply #3 on: May 23, 2017, 07:52:36 PM »
Wow!  That really drives the point home.
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Re: Do NOT Leave Your Antenna Plugged-in.
« Reply #4 on: May 23, 2017, 08:42:01 PM »
Holy cow!  May explain my repeater eating duplexers!


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Re: Do NOT Leave Your Antenna Plugged-in.
« Reply #5 on: June 08, 2017, 04:59:43 PM »
Have woken up to that several times when I lived in Arizona , a sand storm would blow in and it generated enough static electricity to cause that, it was common out there

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Re: Do NOT Leave Your Antenna Plugged-in.
« Reply #6 on: June 11, 2017, 05:26:04 PM »
I now use BNC caps on all my radios. They short the antenna input. That is on top of never leaving a radio plugged in.

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