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HT750 UHF questions

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UnidenBulldog

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Are there any antennas that would allow me to extend the range of the ht750 UHF to about 10 miles? Thanks
 

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The only antenna-related thing to do to help with range would be to make sure you're using the whip antenna instead of a stubby antenna.
 

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sure, but it would no longer be very portable. you could install a base antenna at each location and have no issue with 10 miles. otherwise, you need near perfect conditions for a UHF 4W portable to talk that far to another portable/mobile without a repeater.
 

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Make one:

Get the BNC adapter for the radio, then put a BNC connector on the end of about 15" of coax, and make a 12" sleeve dipole. Cover the whole thing with heat shrink. If you don't know what a sleeve dipole is, Google is your friend.
 

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sure, but it would no longer be very portable. you could install a base antenna at each location and have no issue with 10 miles. otherwise, you need near perfect conditions for a UHF 4W portable to talk that far to another portable/mobile without a repeater.
exactly. power is the limiting factor here, not the antenna.
 
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