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Hey guys, does anyone have a CB installed in their RAV? I"m curious if you do, where you mounted the antenna???? Does anyone have any pics of CB's in a RAV4??
Hey Brian,VeroLAN said:No CB but I have an Amatuer Radio installed. I'll take some pics and post them.
10 meter refers to the wavelength: 28 MHz - 29.7 MHz is the '10-meter ham band'. At 29.00 MHz a 1/4 wave antenna would be about 2.58 meters. Not sure how that relates to feet exactly but I guess just under 10 feet. I used to have one on my pick-up, back before I got the Rav.Driller said:A 10 m (33') antenna! That's 3 stories high! Is that what peolpe use? Maybe 3 m (10').
Sorry Scott, only a tech class so far so no HF, with the 706 you can mount the radio under the seat like mine, but the face unit is going to have to be in the open, probably on the dash since it is rather large. Though it may fit in the garage door opener spot like Stephanie says his is, unless you got that smart garage controller option, iHome, or whatever they call it. The 208 has the smallest faceplate of any ICOM radio and it is exactly as wide as the outside of the little door, had to cut the door up to get it in. I'll take pics of the door modifications if you want to see them.Souvaman said:Hey Brian,
As a future owner of a RAV4 and Amateur Radio operator [KG2S], I am interested in your installation. Where did you mount your antenna? Do you do any mobile HF work? Also, where is a good place to hide my Icom 706 MK II-G?
BTW - I am waiting for my 2005 L model to come in. I ordered it last Wednesday (Aug 31) from a dealer in Syracuse, NY.
Do you have that Yaesu quad band radio? I saw a pic of your mic in the GPS thread I think and when you mentioned 10m I thought you might have that rig. Diamond is making an antenna for it that does all 4 bands (10m/6m/2m/70cm) It's the CR-8900-A, only thing is it is 4 feet long. Would stop you from needing 2 antennas.Stephanie said:I'm looking for a good spot to put a 10-meter antenna on my '01 RAV also.
I am saving up for that radio. At the moment I have a little FT-90 dual bander. Here is a pic of where I've mounted the controls and the speaker on the ceiling:VeroLAN said:Do you have that Yaesu quad band radio? I saw a pic of your mic in the GPS thread I think and when you mentioned 10m I thought you might have that rig.
Brian,VeroLAN said:If anyone wants exact part numbers on Antenna and Mounts just let me know.