Go Back   WorldwideDX Amateur Radio Forums > Citizens Band Related > CB Antennas


Amateur Callsign Lookup
Enter Callsign:

HIGH GEAR ANT

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 03-20-2012, 12:17 AM
ray ray is offline
BANNED
iTrader: (5)
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Posts: 266
ray is on a distinguished road
Default HIGH GEAR ANT


Have one of these ANT. on my car.Cant seem to find any info. on it.THE ONLY IT SAYS ON IT IS COBRA,HIGHGEAR.


Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 03-20-2012, 01:43 AM
Robb's Avatar
Yup
iTrader: (3)
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Silicon Valley CA, Storm Lake IA
Posts: 7,829
Robb is on a distinguished road
Default

It is either a HGA-1000 (rated @ 100 watts) or a HGA-1500 (rated @ 300 watts).

Never been a 'fan' of antennas that have a short whip (31"- 37"). They just don't work very well. The SWR's are generally pretty poor at the band edges (ch 1 & 40 tend to go beyond a usable SWR). The antennas that have a 60" or longer whips are much better in many different ways.

If that is the only antenna you have, that is fine. But you could do so much better than that. Just because Cobra makes some nice radios - doesn't necessarily mean that everything they make is the best out there. Sirio, Wilson, and Predator make some fine antennas if you are looking to improve your radio's receive and transmit ability - IMO . . .
__________________
BASE: Kenwood TS-2000, GAP Titan DX, Diamond X50A, Sirio SY27-4, and IMAX 2000.
MOBILE: Galaxy DX99V w/RF Limited CR-577 mic, Sirio Z-180. Yaesu FT-8800R & Diamond NR-770.

Last edited by Robb; 03-20-2012 at 02:51 AM.

Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks
Worldwide Radio Forum



Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
I want Bluetooth in Amateur Radio gear! Moleculo General Ham Radio Discussion 42 08-06-2013 02:24 PM
baluns towernewbie Amateur Radio Antennas 16 03-02-2008 04:11 AM
high swr with homebuilt amp bettyeboop Amplifiers 5 01-26-2008 12:56 PM
Cobra High Gear S500 external speaker Marty Meters, Mics & Other Accessories 2 05-22-2007 02:29 AM
General Lee carrier on high setting question? General Lee Want-a-Bee CB Band and CB Radios 16 11-29-2006 09:47 PM


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 03:48 AM.


Powered by vBulletin®
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Worldwide Radio Forum