Glass Mounts

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Warthog1

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Can anyone suggest a decent glass mount 1/4 wave high band and 1/4 wave UHF glass mount antenna.
I would like to keep it to 1/4 wave because of physical length. I am installing radio and scanners in my 1984 Corvette over the winter.
 

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wouldnt waste any time even talking about a glass mount VHF antenna. Get a stico.
 

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Warthog, what do you have for a vehicle? I may be able to hook you up.
 

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I personally wouldnt stick 2 glass mounts on a corvette, even a C4. Kinda messes up the lines of a nice aero car.

You're sticking with VHF and UHF only? You said radio and scanner. Which band is transmit, and are you reciving on both?

There is a Tram glass mount, around 28 inches, thats dual band vhf/uhf. I wouldnt use it on a transmitter, but it'll work fine as a scanner antenna if you really want a glass mount.
Or, radio shack has a 22 inch glass mount scanner antenna as well.
 

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I was kind of thinking of something like a commercial glass mount. It will be receive only right now, but I can transmit on both UHF & VHF. A commercial 6" whip would do the trick.
 

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6 inches? I've never seen a glass mount, ham or commercial, that small that covers uhf or vhf.

Most multi band glass mounts are between 20 and 30 inches long
 

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You are correct about the multi band, but I have seen a glass mount 1/4 wave UHF antenna a few times on fleet vehicles. At the time I didn't think to take a closer look at them.
Well, I have until April anyway before I get the car out.
 

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6 inches? I've never seen a glass mount, ham or commercial, that small that covers uhf or vhf.

Most multi band glass mounts are between 20 and 30 inches long
I modified a Radio Shack glass mount to 6" 10 years ago and it worked very well on VH/UHF.
 
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