What's this part for

Discussion in 'CB Radio Forum' started by pete159, May 28, 2022.

  1. pete159

    pete159 Light Load Member

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    I have a 2019 Volvo vnl the installed antenna coax rottee away, so I bought a Wilson 2000 and will install it on the side mirror bracket. what does this steel part do and do I need to use it for anything. Also what is the part needed to hook up the mic to the swr
     

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  3. buddyd157

    buddyd157 Road Train Member

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    it's an extension. from the shorter one most likely already screwed into the antenna.

    i never bought a wilson that had one...that must be a "new" piece they stared putting in there
     
  4. Night Stalker10

    Night Stalker10 Road Train Member

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    Can you explain what this means? Tnx.
     
  5. pete159

    pete159 Light Load Member

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    I actually found the answer... I just need a short coax cable which I'll plug the microphone into and then the other end goes into the swf meter kind of silly I did not know that at first
     
  6. buddyd157

    buddyd157 Road Train Member

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    that's strange, my SWR meter, i needed a coax to go from the back of the CB,(the antenna connection) INTO the SWR meter, and out from there, into the antenna.
     
  7. Night Stalker10

    Night Stalker10 Road Train Member

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    I'm beginning to think he has one of those Midland radios that all the controls are built into the michrophone maybe? Or he has a Midland hand held radio that uses a separate cable to hook up an external antenna, I bet that's it.
     
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  8. Night Stalker10

    Night Stalker10 Road Train Member

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    Okay, what radio is this that have?
     
  9. buddyd157

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    if so, i had 2, (different brands) and hated each one...i was a slow learner after the first....
     
  10. 18 wheels hummin

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    He bought a swr meter that you use to set your swr. It just to set or check. I would leave it hooked up. I believe this is what he talking about
     
  11. Night Stalker10

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    Ya I finally figured it out that he left the word "meter" off his original post. Still not sure how or why you would hook a mic to coax. But he said he figured it out, so it doesn't matter.
     
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