Well built and good swr for ham. Everything needed to mount is included;2. That in turn is resting in a 27 lb umbrella stand. Easy installation, put it up,& it works.
Antenna works well, but the resonant tuning points are centered in weird places. Works great on both 2 meter and 70cm bands, which is 144-148 mhz/430-450 mhz. Vswr 1. On 430/440mhz band. Swr is great all through both bands.
The antenna looks relatively watertight, but i'd still recommend wrapping your pl-259 coax connector with either coax seal material or at least electrical tape. It is connected to my handheld baofeng via 50 ft of rg 213. Using 5w output, this antenna ... Read More
On the 2m bands from 144mhz to 148mhz, it only has decent swr on the lower half. No website, no support, nothing. This antenna is a dud.
Great accessory for kaito radios, makes a noticeable improvement in channel reception. Really improved the quality of sound on fm. Improves my 105.
The reel design to reel in the wire when you're done with this item is hard. The clip with wire on it makes no sense. This item is worthless junk. Made no difference whatsoever.