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Static restricting RF signal while rolling down the road but stops when i apply the brake or when i slow down to stop or when I am sitting still. I drive a truck for a living which is an international, i have tried running a ground wire from frame to antenna, running power strait to batteries still no luck. This static pegs the needle on the meter half way across. I also installed an 1500w antenna oil cooled coils.

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Are you using the factory coax. A lot of Internationals have a terrible setup from the factory, they run the coax into a junction box and run your cb coax and your fm radio out of it. You could be getting bad rf feedback through from the FM radio. I would next try a regular antenna mounting bracket setup with a good stranded center coax with at least a 95% braided shielding. You have been on the right track, most problems like this is a process of elimination. If this doesn't fix the problem, or you already have this setup, please reply on here or email me at:

rollincbmods@yahoo.com

I would be more than happy to assist you with your problem.

Dean Pitts
Rollin CBs
Mt. Vernon, TX

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You're getting RFI coming from the Trucks main control module or one of the auxiliary system's control modules coming into the radio THROUGH through the antenna. This one is going to be tough.

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