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2 way antenna placement on tractor

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by cmo18, Dec 7, 2013.

  1. cmo18

    cmo18 Senior Member
    Messages: 814

    I have a kubota m135 which has all plastic surrounding the cab. I placed the magnetic cb antenna on a metal plate located in front of the cab however its getting very poor signal.

    Where and how are you mounting your antennas?

    I understand they need some sort of metal surface for grounding etc..
  2. 512high

    512high Senior Member
    Messages: 113

    we have a 2006 Kubota l-4330hstc, we made a small bracket under one of the rear flasher/turn signal
  3. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,868

    Same, use the light brackets.
  4. leolkfrm

    leolkfrm PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,339

    use a marine ant. it does not require a ground plane(metal underneath)