How to Make OR REPLACE a RC Car Antenna

My rc car antenna broke so i decided to make a new and better one.

Step 1: Materials Needed

You will need:
1: Phone cord
2:Wire strippers
3:a bamboo skewer

Step 2:

1.cut the 2 phone cord ends off.
2.Strip 1 end of the wire and twist the ends
3.connect to where your previous antenna existed by twisting them together.
now you're all done and will have double your previous range. enjoy



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    9 years ago

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    2 years ago

    My son pulled out the antenna on his car controller. Where do I reattach it?

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    Reply 2 years ago

    Look for a solder spot near the top of the controller marked ANT.


    2 years ago

    what does it mean by 'strip ONE end of the wire and twist the ENDS ' ?


    9 years ago on Introduction

    I think your phone wire needs to be the exact same length as the previous one or it won't work properly, no?