Money for amp vs antenna......
Remember, an amp, even a 15oo watt amp, will only help the other guy hear you. If you cn't hear him, you are toast.
Money spent on the antenna system will benefit BOTH you and the other guy.
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While there is no doubt that antenna is a factor, a amp can be a deal maker at times especially on 40 and below.