Gear Guide

Truckers News Staff | February 01, 2012

Band Antennas


Cobra 29 LX

Cobra Electronics has unveiled the 29 LX, which features a selectable LCD color display in red, green, blue or amber to complement the interior of any cab. The display also has customizable night and day settings to enhance readability in both bright and dark conditions.

In addition, Cobra’s latest CB radio features a new clock and timer combination that enables drivers to track their on-duty driving hours. The combo also functions as an alarm clock.

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K40 Trucker Antenna

This antenna offers 7,000 watts of AM power handling capability, a 26-30 MHz frequency range and 1.6 MHz bandwidth.

The product is designed for CB and 10-meter radios and weather band reception. It can be used as a single antenna or co-phased for dual antennas. It comes with a 10-inch shaft length with 3/8 inch by 24 thread, 8-gauge silver-plated wire and 49-inch stainless steel 17-7 tapered whip. The sealed housing eliminates water corrosion.

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Firestik II FS

Series antenna

This new antenna from Firestik has all the features of the KW series antennas plus a tuning mechanism that allows bare-hands tuning capability.

The design broadens the antenna’s bandwidth to keep standing wave ratio lower over more channels. The upper coil extension also increases the antenna’s power handling capability.

The antenna has a custom blended, glass fiber-reinforced shaft. Each is wound with heavy insulated copper wire to prevent oxidation and shorted windings.

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Wilson 2000 Series

This stainless steel center-loaded coil mobile CB antenna features a 52-inch stainless steel whip rated at 3,500 watts, standard 3/8 inch by 24 thread chromed brass ferrule and larger coil housing that allows for increased power handling.

It also offers a wound coil design, 10-gauge silver plated wire, high-impact-engineering thermoplastic coil, a 26-30 MHz frequency range and a static-reducing weather cap.

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Monkey Made MM-9

The Monkey Made MM-9 antenna comes in short, medium and long versions with 3-inch diameter, 49-inch stinger length and ranging up to 6 feet total in length.

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