PSR 500 antenna

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VFN078

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I just bought a new PSR 500 tonight, and wanted to know if someone could recommend a good antenna to replace the stock antenna. I am scanning UHF/VHF/700/800.
 

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The Diamond antenna may not be the best choice for 700/800 MHz, as I saw a post here from someone else who tried it, and it didn't work for him. For VHF/UHF, yes it's fine, as it's a 144/440 MHz antenna. Your experience may be different.
 

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VFN078 said:
I just bought a new PSR 500 tonight, and wanted to know if someone could recommend a good antenna to replace the stock antenna. I am scanning UHF/VHF/700/800.
I use the GRE/RS 800MHz antenna. It does an acceptable job on local VHF signals, and a good job on the others I listen to. (I don't listen to any 700MHz signals, currently.)
 

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I actually use an 800MHz antenna I bought at Radio Shack many years ago, and it does do an acceptable job with conventional VHF/UHF.
 
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