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Old 08-02-2009
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Originally Posted by mitiempo View Post
Try checking the masthead antenna for continuity between the shield and central wire. A friend had the same problem recently and if you get continuity it means it's shorted out somewhere and needs replacing or fixing.
That is not necessarily correct. It depends on the antenna design. Some antennas will measure close to zero ohms DC resistance normally.

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