mobile antenna for 2/70

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g4tgg
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Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:01 pm

Hi,
New member, first post, hope I get it all right.
Have been looking for an inconspicuous mag mounted 2/70 mobile antenna. The Thunderpole micro dual band mag kit at 19.99 looks to be just the job. The mag mount is only one inch diameter and I feel a bit wary. My past experience with mag mounts is with ones with a six inch or more base. Any one using or used this antenna and if so how did you find it worked out. Would like some comments before I commit.
Many thanks and cheers.
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Fri Sep 14, 2012 9:14 pm

I have not used one, Im not very familiar with there 70/2m antennas if you give them a call they will give you alot of advice


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Sat Sep 15, 2012 7:26 am

have a mate who uses this antenna and gets good results from it


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Thu Aug 09, 2018 8:45 am

So I have been doing the ham thing for a few years now. Mostly I use my mobile Yeasu radios in my work truck and XJ both with Larson NMO antennas. But, Ive wanted all along to have a base unit at home, mostly so I can monitor while working in the yard and garage. So, I picked up another FT-7800 thanks Mark, and Id like to get the most out of it in a more permanent install. I was leaning toward a Diamond X200a mounted up as high as I can get it. Will I see enough performance from this to justify its size and skip over the X50? Any suggestions for another brand or type of antenna? Any cable recommendations? Thanks for the help.
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