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Best Mobile AND Best Base antenna for 2m

The "best" is dependent on your application and needs. I run the Comet CA-2X4SR on my Jeep and RV...it makes me happy. At the home shack, I run a Comet GP9
Listen bubba ... don't make me take a load to SoCal just to thump ya ole friend...

I appreciate the input though! I know everybody has their opinion on whats 'best' as well as for different circumstances whats good for one isn't for another. Mostly looking for a starting point to help narrow down the massive offerings that are out there on the market currently.
The reason I like the Comet CA-2X4SR is because it has pretty good gain with wide bandwidth. Over the years I have used the VHF/UHF antenna in a variety of services other than ham radio and it has worked really well.
My tri band comet 333 gets me better 2m signal than my old Cushcraft with the ring. The comet is 5/8 or something the Cushcraft wasn't. With a multi band you have 440 or 220 too, if you want, and you can have the option of dual cross band repeat on 440. Just something to consider.

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  • @ Crawdad:
    DXMaps has you in SE Wisconsin today BJ
  • @ BJ radionut:
    Say what? :love:
  • @ BJ radionut:
    6m OPEN nicely today...Big Sigs from South Path...band has noise for me last 3-4 days. Not sure what generating this garbage.
  • @ Crawdad:
    Look in your 6m thread BJ
  • @ Crawdad:
    Sorry BJ, just took a better look at it, after cleaning my readers, it wasn't you. Similar callsign.