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Reviews Categories | Antennas: VHF/UHF+ Omnidirectional: verticals, mobile, etc | Comet SB97 Help

Reviews Summary for Comet SB97
Comet SB97 Reviews: 1 Average rating: 4.0/5 MSRP: $street price $70 at
Description: SB-97
Tri-Band Mobile Antenna
Gain & Wave:
146MHz 3dBi
1⁄2 wave
446MHz 6.8dBi
5⁄8 wave x 2
1200MHz 9.6dBi
5⁄8 wave x 5
VSWR: 1.5:1 or less
Max Power: 100 watts
Length: 39"
Connector: N-Type

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N3ZH Rating: 4/5 Mar 12, 2007 18:27 Send this review to a friend
I like it  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I ordered the SB97 along with Comet's RS730 trunk lid mount and Comet CK-5N N-connector cable. It has the very thin cable for the first foot or so.

I am very pleased with the setup.
I am using 2m and 70cm with my ICOM IC-91AD D-Star radio. I use adapters to connect it to the HR. It uses N connector because of the 23cm support.

The 23cm is for the future - though having it also helps the broadband receive.

I don't have other antennas to compare this to.
The Comet gain specifications looked pretty good. Some other Comet antennas have slightly better gain, but I wanted the 23cm capability for better broadband receive and the possibility of a 23cm D-Star radio in my future.

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