Tesla Model 3 + HAM Radio antenna

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DIAMOND K400CNMO Trunk/Hatchback Mount

NR770HNMO Dualband Mobile Antenna

  • Bands: 2m/70cm
  • Gain dBi: 3.0/5.5
  • Watts: 200
  • Height: 38.2″
  • Mount: NMO
  • Element Phasing: 1-1/2 Lambda, 2-5/8 Lambda

Antenna is installed on right side of car connect to trunk edge via K400.

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Cable is routed as follow:

  1. Under the moving part of trunk toward front of car (photo #1)
  2. U turn back down to bottom of fixed part around the rubber insulation used to protect wiring in the truck (photo #2 and #3)
  3. Inside trunk and stick on top of it to avoid any hanging (photo #4 and #5)
  4. Move down following the back of right seat and around the seating part (photo #6, #7 and #8)
  5. Under all weather floor mat to the area between central console and front passenger seat (photo #9 and #10)

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If you want to route the cable completely hidden, you will need a Diamond C110 extension cord and follow this video on how to tear down your Model 3:

2 thoughts on “Tesla Model 3 + HAM Radio antenna

  1. I have basically the same setup with my Icom. However, I am constantly getting S5-7 noise from the inverters/motor. I was wondering if you were getting that noise as well. I notice its only on 2 meters…440 is fine.

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