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MURS HT antenna

Discussion in 'MURS / FRS / GMRS' started by mustang_gt_350, Aug 3, 2013.

  1. mustang_gt_350

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    ALright, i have been looking around and all of the Diamond antennas and such from what i have seen have unusable SWR's on the MURS freq's. I have a baofeng uv-5r and would like to upgrade the antenna. I would like to use it to comonucite from an ultralight, to the ground. To me either by buying another handheld and putting up a Jpole for the house, setting up a mobile antenna on my jeep, and being able to use just the HT.

    I really only want the need to buy another HT since i aleady have one, that way i can keep one on the plane, and one for handheld,car,house use and all i would have to do is swap antennas.



    So is there anyone that makes a better antenna that will be compatable with my baofeng on the murs?


    Or do you think i would be better off going with the GMRS route, and finding a better antenna for the HT's on that band?
     

  2. FatHam

    FatHam Well-Known Member
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    You can get a Smiley cut to your frequency for under $25. Tough little antennas.
    2 Meter | Smiley Antenna
     
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  3. w9cll

    w9cll W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member

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    I second the use of a Smiley antenna. I have a couple of them and they are well made and can be orded cut for any freq you want.
     
  4. mustang_gt_350

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    thanks, I wil have to check them out.
     
  5. AudioShockwav

    AudioShockwav Extraterrestrial Admin
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    I add another vote for the use of a Smiley antenna (y)

    73
    Jeff
     
  6. Wire Weasel

    Wire Weasel Senior Moment

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    You can also get one of the dual band extended gain antennas that is a long stiff-flexible wire radiator types and cut it down .... but will need an Antenna Analyzer to check your trimming work. I'd snip only 1/8 to no more than 1/4" at a time.

    I plan on doing this with one I have to make good resonance on one of these type antennas to make usable on a 154mhz business freq. my workplace uses.

    Good luck
     
  7. 959

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    I use a diamond rh-771 antenna it works good it was only like 10.00 on ebay
     

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