For really long range, these end-fed MFJ 1714 2-meter handheld antennas offer a full half-wave element that is hard to beat.
These telescopic antennas are 10.5 in. when collapsed and perform like a rubber duck.
When fully extended, the 40 in. radiator provides the gain and capture area of a half-wave antenna!
Equipped with a handy BNC connector, these antennas are useable on many 2-meter handy-talkies.
Operate these MFJ 1714s as a conveniently shortened antenna when collapsed or a full half-wave when extended. Get the long-range performance you need whenever you want it!