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agesilaus

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Posted: 12/24/20 04:56pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Anyone out there using one of thos extendable RV flag poles to hold a cell phone antenna. I saw one guy on YT doing it with considerable bend and I assume sway. I assume you might get away with an omnidirectional can but a Yagi would be doubtful

TJ Bowlin uses 3/4 and 1 inch electrical conduit, which I was considering but storing it would be a problem. He has a Class A with infinite storage.
I also heard someone suggesting a painters pole.

I just like to get the booster antenna up higher for those no bar locations.


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I have my J Pole Ham radio antenna on top of a 26 foot telescoping fiberglass flag pole. It works great.


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I use 2 sections of 1" pvc conduit cut just short enough to fit in the pass through area. I stick them together and lash it to the rear ladder. It may not be the best but works for me

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The weBoost Connect RV Cellphone booster kits uses THIS 25ft telescoping pole mount and THIS yagi directional antenna. They work well together and are recommended.


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Rover_Bill wrote:

The weBoost Connect RV Cellphone booster kits uses THIS 25ft telescoping pole mount and THIS yagi directional antenna. They work well together and are recommended.



May be great but has a 12 week delivery time

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I’ll try that. Good idea but I take the pole down any time I leave camp.


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