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I have used this antenna made by Nelson Antennas (on eBay) on many occasions over the past 2 years. When it comes to convenience, weight, cost & flexibility, it is hard to beat this antenna. It is a roll up, J-Pole/Slim Jim antenna. It is tuned for both 2m and 70cm. That means that you can get reception both on UHF & VHF frequencies.
I have kept this antenna in the frigid cold for all of last winter. All the snow, ice storms, rain and other weather elements had zero effect on this antenna.
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SPECS ON THE ROLL UP ANTENNA:
- Weighs 3 ounces
- Rolls up & stores easily (anywhere)
- Deluxe model costs less than $30
- Tuned for both UHF/VHF
- Rated for 35W
- 10 feet of RG174 coax
- Ferrite bead installed at the antenna feed point
- SWR of 1.5 or lower across the 2 meter
- Super Weather- Resistant (tested by me)
- Choice of connector (SMA in my case)
- Good for indoor or outdoor use (tested by me)
- Made in the U.S.A.
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