This portable monopole features MFJ’s rugged 17 stainless-steel collapsible whip paired with an adjustable high-Q air-wound coil. Efficiency matters, so it’s not surprising this winning combination stands head and shoulders above shorter backpack antennas.
True Backpack Portability: Antenna is over 18 feet long fully extended, but disassembles and collapses to 28″ in seconds. Fits into most any size packs!
Light Weight: Just over 2 lbs.
Versatile: Includes MFJ-342T pipe mount – quickly and easily mounts to a 1/4 or 1/2 inch pipe or mast. SO-239 with lock washer feeds coax underneath the 3/8 – 24 connectors.
General Coverage: Tapped loading coil covers 7.0 – 55.0 MHz without gaps. Great for ham bands and outstanding for image-free shortwave broadcast!
Rugged Construction: All aluminum, stainless steel construction ensures years of excellent performance. One Kilowatt rated components guarantee electrical safety.
Counterpoise Kit Included: Ensures low SWR, high efficiency, maximum site safety.
The big stick is for the ham radio operator on the move and on-the-go and hungry for the next great QSO anywhere or anytime!