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How to pick the best HT Antenna

Thanks to Adam (K6ARK) for this enlightening discussion of HT antennas. Adam examines "rubber ducks", whips, telescoping whips, wire antennas, and directional antennas. If you can't see the video, please insert this title URL into your browser search box: This is post 2799 in a continuing series of simple ham radio antennas. Here are some comments from Adam: What is the best antenna for my handheld radio? How many times have we all heard that question? In this video, I talk you through the process of deciding which HT antenna will be best for you, and I share a few of my favorites. RUBBER DUCKS: Smiley Regular Duck (my preferred SAR radio antenna): 2.5" Flexible Mini-Duck (I use this one around the house for nearby repeaters and the DMR hotspot): WHIPS: Diamond RH77 series dual-band antennas - BNC model: - Female SMA (for Baofeng