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Offline Knuckle0Head

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Replacement antenna
« on: June 01, 2023, 04:29:43 PM »
I found an antenna on amclives that looks nearly identical to the one found on an eagle, however it says it's for a rambler, are they the same thing/will it work on an eagle. Here's a link to it:

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Re: Replacement antenna
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2023, 05:08:32 PM »
That one isn't anything like the original Eagle (and later AMC) style.  It'll work tho; but you'd get the same thing from a $10 universal antenna off of Amazon -- like this one for instance:

I may have an NOS AMC antenna base somewhere if you don't want to go the universal route - you'd still have to buy a mast for it tho.
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Re: Replacement antenna
« Reply #2 on: June 07, 2023, 09:45:23 PM »
I haven’t had great luck with some of the generic replacement antennas in recent years, unlike the ones I’d get 10+ years ago. Seems like I couldn’t get the claws pushed through the hole far enough to get them to swing into place. I finally got one meant for a classic Mustang from one of the Mustang suppliers and it works great.
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