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So i am going to purchase my cb radio and antennas and such ok, so i am going to get one cobra 19 radio and 2-2' Firestik FS antennas, 2 springs 2 studs and 0ne 18' firestik coaxial cable

Does the springs fit the studs and then the antenna go on top of the spring? does it all fit together like that?
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Does anyone know?
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On a Ranger you only have enough room for a single antenna to work properly.
In answer to the question , yes the spring screws into the stud and the antenna screws into the spring.
To utilize two antennas ( a co-phased array) they need to be separated by 1/4 wavelength.For CB that would be ~102 inches.
Also a coax setup using 75 ohm cable of equal lengths must be run to each antenna.
The standard 50 ohm will make it impossible to get a decent SWR.
The reason you see twin antennas on semis is for the directionality .They place more signal forward and to the rear of the vehicle than to the sides . Which is ideal for truckers.
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yeah i'm running a dummy one for looks. Thanks for the help!
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