3 Amazing Secrets for Mounting CB Antenna in Jeeps

A men driving his black jeep with big tires on rocks

Jeepers!

Can you contact your companions if you do not have a long-range CB antenna?

Usually, jeepers face this problem in steep terrain like (in forests, hilly areas, etc.).

Jeepers, as you all know that at some places, the cell phones do not work accurately, just because of insufficient signals. Right?

So what can you use instead of your Cell Phones?

Iron men taking of his sun glasses

Yes. You are right. “Radios”

We know you’ll give the same answer. But do you know which Radio is good for you?

Well, radio is the brain, and the antenna is the heart of the system.

Let’s dig in

Jeepers !!!!

Do you know about 3 Best mounting locations for your Jeep?

As we all Know

CB antenna is an essential part of your radio system and the location where you are mounting your CB Antenna is as crucial as the selection of your CB antenna.

Let me share some of the best locations, where your CB Antenna can give you the best range, according to your expectations.

1. Jeep Tire Rack Mount For Cb Antenna

Here is the first best location which we think is suitable for all our jeepers, and that is the “Jeep Tire Rack Mount.” It is the same as taillight mount and is well-matched with JK style wrangler.

It is fixed with hardware that lives on the tire rack. It is the same as the tail light mount. Moreover, it is covered with powder coating and needs a little bit of housing for proper grounding.

grey jeep in parking with a CB antenna tire rock mount

Understanding for this mounting location

  • First, you must have to confirm that, is your tire rack is in good condition? “your tire rack must have a seamless electrifying ground.”
  • If yes, then it’s good news for you, and if not, then you have to pass a ground wire to the mount
  • As everyone knows that shorten the length of an antenna, higher the SWR (Standing-Wave-Ratio)
  • Remember, always use the antenna whose length is at least two or three feet higher than your roof for best and definite receiving
  • You must have to remove some of the powder coatings from the mounts for making good contact.
  • If you do not remove some of the powder coatings, automatically, it will create some grounding issues

2. Fender Mounts For Cb Antenna

The second and one of the most popular options for mounting your CB Antenna is the fender mount, or you can say “jeep hood.”

It is also one of the best places where you can easily mount your CB antenna, but it also depends on your jeep model because every model of jeeps has its mounts.

If they are available, you can easily attach the mounts with the fender using the bolts. If the specific mounts are not available.

Then buy the universal Fender Mounts. Only drill the holes and done.

jeep fender mount with a wire

Understanding for this mounting location

  • You cannot use the two bolts universal fender mounts with 4’ antenna.
  • The mounts, which are more than two bolts, can easily handle the sky-scraping antenna.
  • We will always endorse you to use the spring in this kind of situation
  • As every Cb’er know that shorten the length of an antenna, higher the SWR (Standing-Wave-Ratio)
  • So, remember, always use the antenna whose length is at least two or three feet higher than your roof for best and clear receiving when you are installing the CB antenna on the fender
  • It is necessary for all jeepers not only one but also for all that makes the antenna coax path right down the hood.

3. Jeep Tail Light Mount For Cb Antenna

Another good option for mounting your antenna on your jeep is “behind the tail light.” Installation behind the tail light is too much effortless.

Just only one thing you must have to remember and that removes the powder coating on the mount.

(Remember, every Jeep model has its mounts) Because this powder coating can cause massive trouble for you, it’s a wall between you and your good contact.

You can face some issues of grounding just because of this coating. So at first, you must have to remove some powder coating for making good contact.

black jeep with red CB antenna on tail light mount

Understanding for this mounting location

  • You must have to remove some of the powder coatings from the mounts for making good contact.
  • Because if you do not remove some of the powder coatings, then automatically it will create some grounding issues
  • As every Cb’er know that shorten the length of an antenna, higher the SWR (Standing-Wave-Ratio)
  • So, remember, always use the antenna whose length is at least two or three feet higher than your roof for best and clear receiving
  • One of the most important thing which is very necessary for keeping in mind is to protect your vehicles from battering (Struck)
  • Especially, when you’ve mounted your CB antenna in this location

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