CB radios and scanners

Discussion in 'VA/DC/MD- Capital Land Cruiser Club' started by topherbecker, Mar 6, 2011.

  1. shmukster

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    I used to see military trucks (jeeps or HMMWV) with a whip that were bent down and clipped to the roof. I am guessing it was unclipped when stationary.

    Just a random idea, but besides looking super tacticool, do you think a 108" whip done up like that would actually function well enough to be used while clipped/tied down? At look least in comparison to something like a 3' or 4' firestik that is mounted to a fender or rear hatch? I would think the radiation pattern would be wonky, but would the 108" length, coupled with the partial vertical bits, offset that?
     
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    My understanding is that some of the whip antennas are meant to be used in the clipped down position as part of a NVIS strategy. NVIS being used for HF communications in the 200-300 mile range.

    Land Ops ARC - HF NVIS 101
     
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