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Short Mobile CB Antenna Advice

Discussion in 'CB Antennas' started by Capt Crunch, Nov 23, 2018.

  1. Rwb

    Rwb Sr. Member

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    Im thinking look and compare a k40 to a wilson lil wil.set swr to the channel you use most, 300 watts is pushing a 3 ft stick imo.but if your radio is maxing at say 50 watts pep it will work fair.but like i said my wilson is working fine but i buy a new 1 it could be no good . Many great suggestions above.


     
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  2. jkp1

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    I ran a Lil Will and a Uniden 520 for a while. I could be heard 2-3 miles. I think the Wilson would be fine for what you want.
     
  3. Low_Boy

    Low_Boy Well-Known Member

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    Rabbi that is pretty neet. neat.
     
  4. fourstringburn

    fourstringburn W9WDX Amateur Radio Club Member K5KNM

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    If you make a cap hat on a short coiled antenna like that and make it resonant on 27 MHz, it'll be far from a dummy load on a stick.
     
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  5. Capt Crunch

    Capt Crunch Captain Crunch NJ Mobile

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    Just want to thank everyone for their ideas and opinions. I have decided to use a K40 T300PLUSBK (3ft) for around town use. Still got my other antennas for shootin'.
     
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  6. Rwb

    Rwb Sr. Member

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    Well im glad you decided either the k 40 or lil wil are fine
     
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