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Reviews Categories | Antennas: VHF/UHF+ Omnidirectional: verticals, mobile, etc | Hustler MX-270 Dual Band Help

Reviews Summary for Hustler MX-270 Dual Band
Reviews: 5 Average rating: 4.8/5 MSRP: $64.00
Description: Dual band 2M/440 mag mount
Product is in production.
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SWLCHRIS Rating: 5/5 Aug 21, 2017 08:27 Send this review to a friend
Great antenna for the price.  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I had a Comet m24 dual band antenna, the coax got torn so it was time to be replaced.
The Hustler antenna has a nice weight to the mag mount and the coil looks to be solidly built as well. Not much to compare to the Comet as that antenna was a totally different style of dual band and the construction was totally different.
SWR on the Hustler was 1.2 to 1.1 across the 2 mtr and 440 side of the radio. That was right out of the bag without any adjusting.
It holds receive very well and transmit using my Alinco DJ500 with only 5 watts is a big improvement over the Comet M24. I think we have a winner here. Time will tell as to how it holds up.
KK4WEY Rating: 5/5 Dec 28, 2014 17:52 Send this review to a friend
Hustler Quality  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
After owning a Hustler 2m mag mount mobile antenna for several years, I decided to try their dual bander. My MX-270 works and looks great. I like that Hustler makes a good product and keeps their prices affordable.
AC0YV Rating: 5/5 Jan 31, 2013 17:49 Send this review to a friend
Great  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
Works very well on 2m and 70cm. I use on 2m most of the time to get better simplex results than my old 19" dual band antenna. I did get a crack in bottom coil when the temperature dropped to the single digits, but it looked like I had it too tightly screwed down. Hustler did a GREAT JOB on replacing it. I have other Hustler antennas and you can't go wrong with Hustler.
NE4W Rating: 4/5 May 30, 2011 08:55 Send this review to a friend
Good build quality, one issue  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I put the antenna on the roof of the car and checked the was about 9:1 on the 2m band. I found out the problem was the rubber gasket they supply for mounting between the magnetic base and the loading coil. It's thick enough to prevent the center conductor from making contact. Removing the gasket fixed the issue. I'll put a bead of RTV sealant there instead. Otherwise the antenna seems to be of high quality construction.
KI4VLW Rating: 5/5 Apr 13, 2009 13:58 Send this review to a friend
Execllent antenna  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
I purchased this antenna to use on my truck with my Yaesu FT-7800. The antenna is on the roof and even driving 70-80mph the antenna stays put. Also, I can hit repeaters with this setup 70 to 80 miles away and I live in the mountains. I get very good signal reports and the RX is excellent. So I purchased another one for my wife's car, with the same results using her Yaesu FT-90.

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