For me and my son the fun was in building them, especially as new HAMs. We made j-poles from copper as well as some twin lead, both work well. Both seem to work on 440 as well, but we have not done extensive testing. However, having a friend with a good antenna analyzer is important for proper tuning.
1996 LX 450 OME heavy front/med rears, factory e-lockers, 285/75-16 Discoverer STT, home made t-case skid plate, ARB front bumper, XD9000i, Redline sliders, HID off road lights, Kenwood TM-D710
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