Antenna for SDS100

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xzebra007

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Hi - Looking for a good aftermarket antenna for a Uniden SDS100. I have heard good things about the Remtronix, however it appears they have two different models. Any ideas what the difference is (REM 810S & REM 820S). Any other suggestions?
 

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Also, mind you that the Remtronix 810/820 are for the 700-900 MHz frequency range. I have one on my SDS100 and it is a great antenna.
I also have Diamond SRH77CA for when I want to listen to things outside the 800 ish range, as its much more wide banded.

So maybe depends on what you're primarily wanting to listen to.
 

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antenna location is definitely part of the equation, also: a good antenna in a bad location versus a bad antenna in a good location work about the same. Ancient proverb: "Height is might" as far as getting the antenna above the "ground clutter" plus paying attention to the quality of the feedline (especially on longer runs).
 

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Best antenna depends on what you listen to most. What systems / frequencies do you currently monitor?
 

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I haven't really used the stock antenna, since my SDS100 also included a Remtronics 820S. A lot of times, I don't even connect the truck antenna to it because that little antenna receives so well. But most of our stuff around here is 700/800, not much left on VHF anymore.
 
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