NMO Through-Hole Mobile Antenna Installation

NMO Through-Hole Mobile Antenna Installation

Highlights from the installation of a 3/8 inch NMO permanent mount into a 1998 Ford Taurus rooftop.

Laird NMO Mobile Antenna Mounts

Laird NMO Mobile Antenna Mounts

Two NMO through-hole antenna mount parts, the Laird MBO and MABO, were prototyped to help down select the choice of 3/8″ or 3/4″ hole. The opinions of engineers, machinists and others were obtained.

NMO Mobile Antenna Mount Options

NMO Mobile Antenna Mount Options

It’s time to replace my mag mount antenna and go “through hole” with my Mobile Antenna. NMO seems to be the way to go. Reviewed are some candidates from brand name to no name.