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  • Overall Rating: 5
  • Price: 5
  • Quality: 5
  • Ease Of Use: 5
  • Usefulness: 5
Good antenna – 10W Extendable High Gain Antenna for Walkie Talkies (SMA Male) Reviews

posted by Screwdriver78 on 07/25/2012 Certified Owner

Involvement:Expert (understands the inner workings) - Ownership:1 day to 1 week

Pros:
The antenna operates in the stated ranges. When the antenna is deployed, the VSWR at the frequency of 144 MHz in the range 1.8 - 2.2, at a frequency of 430 MHz - 2.5-2.8 (measured at the professional equipment). Details of the antenna are made qualitatively, nothing stuck and not loose. The connector is perfectly fit with the radio (Master UV-200).
Cons:
If you switch to transmit your walkie-talkie with closed antenna, you can damage output stage of transmitter, because with closed telesopic part VSWR about 10 or more at work frequency ranges.
Other:
No Other Thoughts
Bottomline:
Buy it, use it, but carefully.

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