Magnetic Antennas Work Well on Vehicles

If you are new to ham radio, CB or scanner listening you may have been told magnetic antennas are less efficient than comparable antennas that attach via a direct physical connection.

The answer is… it depends. However, magnetic mount antennas seem to receive more criticism than they deserve and for VHF and higher frequencies the coupling they provide from shield to vehicle body may, indeed, be superior than other mount methods.

The details are available at this article from COSjwt…

http://www.cosjwt.com/index.php?a=3

Read this and know magnetic antennas are a viable option for the CBer, Ham and scanner listener.

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