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Larsen NMO-27-C testamonials?

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by Turbo T, Jul 22, 2012.

  1. Turbo T

    Turbo T Certified CB Rambo

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    Ham Radio Outlet | LARSEN NMO-27-C | NMO27-31MHZ COIL/WHIP

    I'm partial to Wilson whips, like the 1000. This one caught my eye. Anyone ever ran one of these?


     

  2. 74IN

    74IN Well-Known Member

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    Not that, but I have a few Larsens. Very good stuff.
     
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    There is a local here that runs one. I would say that its close to the 1000 for an average user. He is happy with it's performance overall.
     
  4. Mudfoot

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    Wilson comes with coax... Does the Larsen? Universal sells the Wilson's for a really good price. Much cheaper than the usual players.


    http://www.universal-radio.com/catalog/cbants/3583.html
     
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    I have one I use behind an RCI 2970..
    Nothing but happiness..
     
  6. Mudfoot

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    Universal Radio sells that antenna for $34.95.

    http://www.universal-radio.com/catalog/hamantm/larsenm.html

    Maybe someone can fix that link.
     
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    I think I might drive over to Universal this week and pick up a Larsen and swap out the Wilson 1000. I know it has a lower power rating which is of no concern.

    I may just wait until I go the the Shriners ham fest and stop by Univeral on the way home. Anyways, I'll eventually report my findings. I've always preferred an NMO roof mount anyways.
     
  8. The Jerk

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    A little late...but that whip looks like its bigger in diameter than a 1000?

    I'm looking for another NMO antenna to play around with, reason I happened on this thread.





     
  9. Turbo T

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    Getting back on this subject, I'm close to buying one of these, but everywhere I read, these antennas aren't much good but for maybe 150-200 watts....why?

    Are they like the K40 antennas that use a capacitor n the load coil?

    Also I read the whip is only 52 inches tall....?
     
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    damn, sounded so cool till you posted the data sheet
     
  12. towerdog

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    The Laird's, Maxrads and Trams are all about 4 foot, but handle up to 500 watts. I suspect bad things might happen to the roof of your car if you pushed much more than 500 watts through a mag mount anyway.
     
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    I am sorry dude, I am not paying $80 for CB antenna made in red china, however I might pay $20 for it if baofeng, ling ling or ding dong made the equivalent =.
     
  14. TonyV225

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  15. Mudfoot

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    Universal has the same price. The black stinger version is a couple dollars more.

    I've been thinking of trying one of these. Just can't decide if I want to mount in on my Neons roof or trunk.
     

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