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Post subject: wide band vhf(144-174mhz) LOW PROFILE MOBILE ANTENNA
Posted: Sat Feb 03, 2007 8:59 pm
Joined: Fri Jan 06, 2006 2:06 pm
Location: artesia, nm usa
Wide band vhf(144-174mhz) low profile mobile antennas are hard to find. After exploring the web for the above device, I designed, built and fully tested a prototype. SPECS: 1:1.5 vswr@ a BW of 16mhz or greater, 2:1vswr @ a bw of 20mhz or better(ground plane should be at least 3/4wave dia or better). gain equal to a 1/4wave whip, can handle unlimited power, has no delicate tuning caps or coils, mounts on 3/4 inch Motorola mount, height 4 inches, installer easy, so easy even a caveman could do it.
I built and tested my first low-profile antenna back in 1966, and have been in the two-way radio industry since 1971. Have built models form 7-800mhz. This device is for sale...............dave behee
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