Please help w-881 or SRH-771

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Please help w-881 or SRH-771

Postby Skirge » 11 Jul 2016, 10:09

Need a new airband antenna for on the radio and is there much difference between these ?

Watson w-881
Diamond RH-771 or SRH-771

Or just a case of buy the cheapest, will be buying for radioworld or waters & stanton

Many thanks in advance

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Re: Please help w-881 or SRH-771

Postby owza » 11 Jul 2016, 11:31

If you just want general receive, and don't intend to transmit it looks like the Watson?

However, there is a 'tuned' air-band model... http://www.radioworld.co.uk/w-901_airba ... al_antenna

Or , second hand for a tenner!

http://www.radioworld.co.uk/generate_pr ... id=1607310

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Re: Please help w-881 or SRH-771

Postby Skirge » 11 Jul 2016, 11:53

Many thanks yeah its just for RX

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Re: Please help w-881 or SRH-771

Postby Skirge » 11 Jul 2016, 12:02

hmmm out of stock on the new one and I can't find the used option

Found it..out of stock also

Got one new from ebay waters & stanton bargain shop £10.95 free postage
Many thanks for the help

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Re: Please help w-881 or SRH-771

Postby Turbo » 11 Jul 2016, 13:08

Hi got the Diamond RH-771 and Watson W-901 both do an excellent job on the airbands.

Regards Lino.

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Re: Please help w-881 or SRH-771

Postby thelad » 11 Jul 2016, 16:48

901 very good for airband.
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Re: Please help w-881 or SRH-771

Postby Skirge » 11 Jul 2016, 19:15

I got a Diamond RH-771 from radioworld for £12.95 very happy at that price.

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Re: Please help w-881 or SRH-771

Postby Admiral » 11 Jul 2016, 22:10

Just for the record, what radio are you putting it on?

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Re: Please help w-881 or SRH-771

Postby Skirge » 12 Jul 2016, 17:47

I am using a Yaesu VR-120


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