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thanks. on my truck i can but the best antenna i can get. the car has to be more low profile but will be next to a Larsen NMO27B
 

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They work, but not very well. We use to use them on sidewalk plows on UHF and they used to complain about the range. I'd stick with a 6" QW if you can, will work a lot better. Get something like a NMOQB and you won't even see it.
 

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thanks. on my truck i can but the best antenna i can get. the car has to be more low profile but will be next to a Larsen NMO27B
Not sure I understand. An NMO-27 is about 49 inches tall. A 1/4 wave UHF whip is going to be 6 inches tall. The 1/4 wave whip will outperform the low profile antenna. Your choice, but I'd not waste $60 on a low profile antenna like that unless you were really trying to do some sort of undercover type stuff.
 

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the car is a black 17 Camaro SS Antennas will be mounted on the trunk. but being it will be next to a nmo27b i guess i dont really have to have it smaller. The QWB450 or a AB450 will work just fine. 84685
 
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no i think i will get the NMOQB
Another antenna to consider is a Stico Flexi-whip. Those are all black, very low profile and the whip is flexible. Something to consider since it'll be on truck lid. You can hit it with a wash sponge and it'll just fold over and pop right back up.
 

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Larsen NMOQB would blend in well. Stico's are nice from what I've seen. Never owned one personally.
 
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