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Old 11-11-2006, 12:40 PM
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Default Help! I cut my antenna wire!!

I managed to cut 9 inches off the end of my antenna wire on my Hitch 05S receiver in my Mini Ultra Stick. I spliced it together and put electrical ta...

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Old 11-11-2006, 07:29 PM
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It would be better to just remove it than to wrap it together and tape it if it is flapping in the breeze and not soldered. A lot of 'noise' could be generated from the 'loose connection.'

I had a cat bite off a foot of my Zagi rx antenna on my old Hitec AM 3 channel SS and it flew perfectly with not a glitch for yrs!
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Old 01-16-2007, 02:59 PM
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Splice it with solder and put some 1/16" shrink tube over the joint.
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Old 01-16-2007, 06:22 PM
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You can also cut it to within 2" of the receiver and solder on one of the base loaded antenna (such as the Berg unit).
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