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Chris In Marshfield

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Washed the plane a couple weekends ago. A few days later, ATC told me that my transmission was very crackly and staticky. Seems to me that maybe some soap and/or water got under the antenna seal and is interfering with the ground plane. Does that sound reasonable? Probably not a bad idea to take the antennas off and clean them and the ground plane up a bit. Cheap first step, I suppose. And then sillycone up the base.
 

Chris In Marshfield

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Truth. Don’t know why I didn’t consider that. Duh.

Reckon I’ll take ‘er apart and see what’s up. I presume most antennae are BNC?
 
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