Antenna for listening to Military channels?

Patriot2120

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Running RTL-SDR dongle with DSDPLUS. While tuned in to Military channels I can barely hear voices and alot of static. Just using a di-pole antenna inside at the moment. What would be the best antenna for this situation outside?
 

OZ1DJA

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Nice discussion ...
- but no Procom antennas mentioned !

Procom CXL 118-144 for VHF / Procom CXL 225-400 for UHF
 

jaspence

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It really doesn't matter if it is military or CB. Having the right antenna with good placement and getting as much signal to the receiver is the same. If it is a military base,, a directional antenna might be the best choice. If it is aircraft, a discone might serve your needs.
 

iMONITOR

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yes - but beats most other antennas :)
I don't know why that would be, do you? They're way overpriced for what they bring to the the average radio listener. Military specs have expensive requirements that don't necessarily improve reception.
 
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