When other rubber ducks just give you noise, you’ll enjoy dependable QSOs with these MFJ 1717SF dual-band handheld antennas. Only 15.75 in. long, they’re a half-wave on 440 MHz. That size advantage gives you a hefty 2.15 dBi gain! On 2-meters, you get an efficient full size 1/4 wave antenna for that full-size antenna performance. MFJ 1717SFs are precisely tuned at the factory for very low SWR. Their high-Q, low-loss quality construction gives you maximum radiated power!
They’re rugged! They’ll take all of the bending, twisting, flexing, and tugging that you can dish out and just pop right back up. Their super-flexible radiator is protected by a durable synthetic rubber compound and includes a hard, protective safety tip. A strong rigid-base protects the matching network from flexing and changing the match frequency. Each MFJ 1717SF antenna is equipped with an SMA female connector for the newer portable rigs.