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Old 10-31-2010, 10:30 AM
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I have a Garmin 178C sounder, GPS/FF combo with an exterior antenna. Two problems, the bayonet wire fitting does not stay tight on the unit without duct tape and also the wire is too long. Can I shorten the wire and install a new fitting? If so, where to buy a fitting? If not what is the solution?
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External antennas are pretty cheap, if you can find one with the right connector.
You can shorten the cable if you are careful with the shield connection. But I'd buy a new antenna.

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