Do any of you radio gurus know anything about this antenna??

hitman38367

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May 23, 2010
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West Tennessee, USA
Here is the link to the manufacturer's page. http://www.sti-co.com/antenna-products/ ... r-antenna/


Do any of you radio gurus know anything about this antenna, specifically performance issues, good or bad. I am trying to find an antenna to put on my car for my VHF Kenwood that won't stick out like a sore thumb. If this one isn't any good, can I get some suggestions on where to look? I don't really want a quarter wave as it just don't look right on a 07 Ford Taurus. Let me know. Thanks.
 

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Bad. Trust me on this one. Shitty range as well.


Look into a AM/FM disguised antenna if you want a covert type look..
 

hitman38367

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May 23, 2010
881
West Tennessee, USA
I didn't figure it would be that good considering it's mounted in under the bumper. The whole reason for the question...lol!!! I have looked at the OEM style coverts and I haven't ruled them out yet. I will keep on looking around and maybe find something I can use. If anyone else has any ideas, please let me know!!!
 

Respondcode3

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May 23, 2010
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Northen Il USA
For a 07 taurus get the sti-co OEM look antenna . We have used those muliple times in VHF and VHF/UHF dual band . I ve always had good luck ..Little pricy but worth it.
 

hitman38367

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May 23, 2010
881
West Tennessee, USA
Respondcode3 said:
For a 07 taurus get the sti-co OEM look antenna . We have used those muliple times in VHF and VHF/UHF dual band . I ve always had good luck ..Little pricy but worth it.
Little pricey is right. Cheapest I have found in those is $355. If you know where I can get one cheaper, please let me know!!!!
 

Radio Tech

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May 27, 2010
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Vermont
A little late is better than never...


But some of the federal vehicles have their antennas mounted up through the rear deck. The antenna sticks up only a few inches, and isn't noticable with a ball cap over it, but it also exposes you to a lot more RF..... :|
 

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