When other rubber ducks just come up with noise, you’ll be able to enjoy dependable QSOs with these MFJ 1717S Dual Band Handheld Antennas. Only 15.75 in. long, They are a half wave on 440 MHz. That size advantage will provide you with a hefty 2.15 dBi gain! On 2-meters, you get an efficient full size 1/4 wave antenna for that full size antenna performance. MFJ 1717s are precisely tuned on the factory for very low SWR. Their high-Q, low-loss, quality construction will provide you with maximum radiated power! They are rugged! They are going to take the entire bending, twisting, flexing, and tugging you’ll dish out and just pop right back up. The super-flexible radiator is safe by a durable synthetic rubber compound and includes a hard, protective safety tip. A strong, rigid base protects the matching network from flexing and changing the match frequency. Every MFJ 1717S antenna is equipped with an SMA male connector for the newer portable rigs.
MFJ Enterprises Original MFJ-1717S 144/440 MHz Handheld Antenna – SMA (Male)