Discone antenna are the all-dress ,all-service antenna if you like.
i have one here working on 2 repeaters.one on vhf and the other transmetter
is uhf and working great.
this is not a gain antenna but a general coverage.
the antenna i baught is a SIRIO ANTENNA from ITALY model SN1300N
> Hi ,
> Discone antennas should provide fairly good local coverage but are not
> the best omni-directional antenna out there . However considering how
> banded this antenna is , it yields decent results . The whip you refer to
> for use in the six meter band . But if you ever want to use the antenna
> six meter work , you can order just the whip itself from
> or your local R/S store . I just checked the website and if you type in
> catalog number (200-043) it will pull the item up on your screen with a
> brief description and several options , including a detailed parts list .
> hope this helps and welcome to amateur radio !
> 73 ,
> Greg - KC8KUG
> >Hi all
> >I have a radio shack discone scanner antenna that I use for my
> >advertise this antenna to transmit on 2 meters and 440.Is this so?If it
> >would like to use it on 2 meters untill I get a better ant up.How well do
> >work?The one I have does not have the vertical element on top.It does
> >place for one, but it didn't come with it at the time I bought it.Can I
> >for it?Thanks for all replies.
> >73 Rob KG4GGX
> >P.S. I'm a new ham just getting started and I'm sure I will need much