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Old 09-13-2017, 7:21 PM
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Has anyone used i'm NON stock and 10 other than The supplied dipole antenna? I'm looking at maybe using a BK antenna but I don't know if they fit? I'm usually out in the forest and looking to get some more gsin
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Let's put it this way, if there was a portable antenna design that performed better than the antennas Motorola offered...wouldn't you think they'd offer it?

Motorola makes a long, VHF antenna that I see in use in areas with poorer coverage but aside from that, the nature of a HT is the limiting factor to performance.
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Let's put it this way, if there was a portable antenna design that performed better than the antennas Motorola offered...wouldn't you think they'd offer it?

Motorola makes a long, VHF antenna that I see in use in areas with poorer coverage but aside from that, the nature of a HT is the limiting factor to performance.
They could offer it but most wouldn't want a longer antenna while I do since it will go in my pack and won't bother me that's why I was wondering how a BK antenna would look on there
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There are alternatives to what Moto offers. However most users don't want a 5 foot antenna on their hip. Some Fish and Wildlife and NIFC crews have used these antennas. Ifcradios - Skyprobes.
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