Antenna for scanning in the Car.

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Antenna for scanning in the Car.

Post by Shetlander » 29 Sep 2018, 09:59

Hey there,

Wondering if anyone can recommend a non permanent antenna (magnetic or on glass) for using whilst I’m out and about in the car?

I currently have a Uniden handheld, but I’m sure with someone more substantial than the standard handheld antenna, should healed better quality.

I have seen a fair few of the cheap on glass ones on eBay and have heard mixed results. Anyone used one?


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Re: Antenna for scanning in the Car.

Post by radiosification » 29 Sep 2018, 12:39

Generally the magnetic mount ones are meant to be better, because they use the roof of your car as a ground plane. A cheap dual band VHF/UHF antenna aimed at amateur radio operators should work fairly well and be available cheaply too. I'm thinking of something like the Nagoya UT-108UV
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