PROPER MOBILE RADIO WIRING
Mobile Radio Wiring and Grounding
grounding mobile radio to battery. The wrong system and the right system. If the ground or negative wire from the radio to the battery opens, radio current would flow from the radio out through the antenna cable, the speaker jack, the key jack, or any other jack or connector that connects to the radio circuit board grounds to the vehicle
Wiring & Grounding - K0BG
Split loom like that sold by Radio Shack and mobile sound shops should be used to cover the wiring. Routing the wire through the firewall must be neat, tidy, as direct as possible, and properly grommeted to avoid abrasion and the possibility of a short circuit.Bonding · Antenna Mounting · Common Mode Current · SNR
Ham Radio Mobile Installation - HamRadioSchool
Nov 02, 2013A ham radio mobile installation greatly expands the utility of amateur radio and increases the opportunity of time to get on the air. [Video of this mobile station in operation during CQ DX Worldwide Contest, Oct 2014.] A ham radio mobile installation also presents some unique and sometimes vexing challenges for the operator to overcome.[PDF]
mobile radio wiring - Rugged Radios
Mobile Radio 12v Battery Power Cable Harness Coax Cable Antenna Inline Fuse Metal Roof Installing Radio and Antenna 1. Find a location in the vehicle for radio. Make sure the hand mic will be accessible for driver & passenger. 2. Using the supplied hardware and mounting bracket, secure radio to the mounting location. 3.
Radio Telephone / Mobile Radio Installation Guidelines
Radio Telephone / Mobile Radio Installation Guidelines. Certain radio telephones or land mobile radios or the way in which they are installed may adversely affect vehicle operations such as the performance of the engine and driver information, entertainment and electrical charging systems.
How to Ground Power and Radio-Wave Frequency in Your Ham
How to ground and bond at radio-wave frequency. The techniques that work for AC and DC power safety often don’t work well for the high frequencies that hams use. For RF, a wire doesn’t have to be very long before it starts acting like an antenna or transmission line. At 28 MHz, for example, an 8-foot piece of wire is about ¼ wavelength long.
Installing a Mobile Radio in Your Car - YouTube
Oct 25, 2015Pete Hadley, K6BFA demonstrates how he mounted his mobile rig and antenna in his vehicle without drilling holes (well, he did drill two very small holes for the mike holder) and by keeping all[PDF]
Installing a Mobile CB Radio - Cobra Technical
Installing a Mobile CB Radio But boats and fiberglass vehicles lack a proper ground plane. For these applications it is necessary to use a special "no-ground-plane" antenna. You can find these antennas at places that sell boating Connect the red wire to the fuse for the AM/FM radio. This way your radio
Grounding - American Radio Relay League
After antennas, station grounding is probably the most discussed subject in amateur radio and it is also the one replete with the most misconceptions. The first thing to know is that there are three functions served by grounding in ham shacks: 1. Electrical Safety 2. Stray RF Suppression (or simply RF Grounding) 3. Lightning Protection.
How to Correctly Install an Aftermarket Car Stereo, Wiring
Oct 22, 2014We take you through the steps of wiring a Clarion NX404 Double DIN navigation system. First we walk you through the steps of preparing the Metra wire harness and the connections to