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post #9 of Old 07-09-2007
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Originally Posted by chuckg5
I do have numerous loops in the gps cable
It's best to avoid loops in antenna cable, even if it's just a receiver cable, if you can. You certainly don't want a bunch of looped GPS antenna cable right near the VHF radio.

Originally Posted by chuckg5
i'll try a move the coax an gps cables furthur apart , tommorow
That would be best. The shield on antenna cable is imperfect.

Originally Posted by chuckg5
thinking of wrapping aluminum foil around the power inputs of both as
a test to see if that can eliminate the noise
My guess is all that'll accomplish is looking messy and create a fire hazard.

Originally Posted by chuckg5
thank you for replies!
You're welcome

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