There are many hams and two way walkie talkie fans around the world. And also a lot of fresher to use two way radios. These days, many customers ask me a same question: Help, what antenna suitable for my radio? so today, let’s talk about the two way radio antennas. I will tell you the difference of the radio antenna. so you could choose a proper antenna for your radio when you need to buy a new one. Hope this article will help the customers to know more about the two way radio antennas. and help them to select a proper antenna for their handsets.
Different Antennas Interfaces
- SMA-Female Antenna
- SMA-Male Antenna
- SMA-MX Antenna
- BNC Antenna
- TNC Antenna
- NMO Antenna
- Car Radio Antenna – Clamped Chuck Sucker Antenna
- Coaxial cable
All above antennas interfaces are the normal types for two way radios. So when you need to buy new antenna. First, you should make sure what kind of interfaces you need. Second you should make sure the antenna working frequency.
Difference Radio Antenna Working Frequency
- Single Band UHF Antenna
- Single Band VHF Antenna
- Double Band UHF & VHF Antenna
If your radio is single band UHF radio, people could choose Single band UHF antenna for your radio. Also the double band UHF & VHF radio antenna also suitable for UHF radio. this is same for the VHF radio. Customers could choose single band VHF radio antenna for single band VHF radio. and the double band UHF and VHF antenna. It means you could choose double band radio antenna for single band radio.
However, If you choose single band radio antenna for double band radio. For example. you buy a UHF radio antenna for a double band radio. they will work together very well on the UHF frequency. Maybe the radio could only transmit very close distance on the VHF frequency. so If you have a double band two way walkie talkie. please be careful when choose an antenna for your radio.