I needed an antenna for my Softop Jeep LJ. Getting a ground plane is difficult in a Jeep, especially when using a mount off the spare tire rack. This unit however performed well, especially in the 70cm band. On my installation SWR readings of 1.0 for a couple local repeaters in the 448-449 MHz range) and the 'worst' was a 1.3 on 443.45MHz. Going over to 2M the antenna again prefers the high range giving out SWRs between 1.1 and 1.2 in the 146-148MHz range, and dropping to 1.7 when I was tuned in at 144.0 MHz. Great performance at a very reasonable price.
I wanted better gain for my mobile 2m/440 rig.
This provided it! Wow what a difference over my 1/4 antenna.
Unfortunately the hex screws rattled out the first time on the trail. Advice: use locktite on the threads of all hex screws.
I use these for all of the mobile 2m/70cm installs I have done. They hold up, and provide a great signal and great reception. I've used them on everything from 1997 Saturn sedans to a 1999 Jeep Wrangler (mounted on the front) to a 2014 Ram 3500 on the top of the cab. I haven't found anything I like better, and I tried a number of them before I found these.
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