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Getting the most from your boat's VHF antenna. Selecting an antenna, visual and electrical checks, etc.
BOAT JOURNAL #74 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 16

Improve marine communication by selecting the right combination of VHF radio antenna and cable and installing them properly.
BOATING WORLD #138 Apr 1998 pg. 90

Build a marine/RV antenna for 2 meters based on the J-antenna. It is enclosed in a 47" piece of PVC pipe for protection from the weather.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Aug 1994 (v.50#8) pg. 42

A 24-ft. marine band antenna consists of a commercial 9-ft. whip antenna and a 2-ft. coil atop a 13-ft. mast.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Jul 1971 (v.14#4) pg. 74

Tip: Glue the coaxial cable for a mast-mounted antenna into the corner of the sail slot to keep it from banging against the mast.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #48 Apr-May 1986 pg. 89
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #53 Feb-Mar 1987 pg. 5

Tips for rigging an emergency VHF radio antenna.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #55 Jun-Jul 1987 pg. 91

Tip on proper location for a VHF antenna on a sailboat with an aluminum mast.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #58 Dec 1987-Jan 1988 pg. 6

Wiring your mast. How to install electrical wires outside or inside a mast for use with lighting, radio antenna, etc.
SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #61 Jun-Jul 1988 pg. 15
Added Info SMALL BOAT JOURNAL #63 Oct-Nov 1988 pg. 7