That's the one I run, with the open coil in the middle. It's been a solid antenna. I have a 5/8λ single band VHF, the Larsen NMO150, around here somewhere, too. It's a taller than the 2/70, of course doesn't have the coil in the middle and the base is smaller. But the performance isn't much different. I use it in place of a 1/4λ super low profile whip on the roof when I'm not going through drive-thrus and garages.
'91 Pickup - Imelda
'08 Tacoma TRD - Donna
'09 Kawasaki KLR650
'12 Gunnar Rockhound 29
"Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty. Nobody is able to achieve this completely, but the striving for such achievement is in itself a part of the liberation and a foundation for inner security. " --Albert Einstein