My understanding is that a 1/2 wave doesn't have quite the gain of a 5/8. However, it doesn't need a groundplane.
My concern with the roof is breaking it off pulling into the garage late at night. I've hit my mag-mount CB hard enough to tip it over.
Knowing what I know right now, I'm seriously considering a 1/2 wavelength antenna on the front bumper.
I need to do some more antenna homework...
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