Question about 1994 Buick Regal Gran Sport
Ok i have a base station cb in my room so i have a few extra cbs layin around so i decided to put one in my car 2 seperate cb's one is a cobra the other is a old diamond 40 ok so i hooked it up recieves great pa is loud ok so the car is off i can talk for a few miles the i start my car to move it and some one called for me so i keyed up and the rpm's jumped up and down then it shut off i thought maybe gas but it sarted right back up keyed and the car shut right back off i tried movin the cb to the back seat still does it unless i turn the mic gain all the way down and talked quiet and it didnt affect the car but as soon as i turned up the mic gain up or whistled into the mic it shut off again i checked all the wires they are fine i have a 4 gauge wire going to my sound system in the back and the antene wire runs with it that may be the cause idk im gunna try that tomorrow plz help
Initially, SWR would be suspect or most probably RFI messing with the computer and on-board electronics. As in most instances of RFI, additional shielding would be required on the electronics/computer and or a flat groundstrap strung from the front chassis, engine, battery, dashboard electronics, CB radio, vehicle body to the antenna mount.
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Posted on Nov 10, 2008
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