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    Has anyone ever bought any fully covert antennas? Im looking for something that can be mountd to the outside of a vehicle, and either cannot be seen because of it's size/shape, or something thta possible looks like a car radio antenna, but can cover UHF/7-8. Anyone have any reccomendatons?


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    Euro style shark fin OK?
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    The covering UHF 7/800 might be hard to pull off covertly.

    Here is a good site to look thru. They have many different types covert, sharkfin, etc...

    http://www.panorama-antennas.com/sit...te=common/home
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    Check out the Sti-Co all band sharkfin-style antenna.

    https://sti-co.com/project/covert-al...style-antenna/

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    We use the Panorama FINB Sharkfin base with an all band whip. It is more obscure than covert. We have ok luck with them on our 8500’s

    http://www.panorama-antennas.com/sit...product_id=151

    http://www.panorama-antennas.com/sit...&description=1

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    as long as it looks convincing, that's fine

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    Quote Originally Posted by roboshark28 View Post
    as long as it looks convincing, that's fine
    Well heck, if all it has to do is LOOK convincing, just tap into the factory AM/FM antenna. Problem solved. Make sure you also give them a 30/30 warranty. 30 feet or 30 seconds. Whichever comes first.
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    AS another mentioned Stico makes some pretty cool covert antenna's. We have used multiple models from them for federal installs over the years. The AM FM swap out was the go to for many, but did some of the sharckfin with a whip on roof also.

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    We use Sharkee antennas on some of our low profile vehicles. With that said, if you need a true covert setup (a buy vehicle, etc) you shouldn't have a mobile in it anyway. With that said, there are dipole antennas you can out behind the bumper.

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    I have also seen some installs with regular mobile 1/4 wave whips installed inside a fender well for UHF or 7/800 MHz, or a rubber duckie with a PL-259 adapter mounted that way for VHF. Quick and dirty, and probably not the best radiator, but it's very stealthy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vjxb View Post
    That's not a mobile antenna and it's for cellular. Think about it for a minute, a high gain directional is only useful in fixed applications.
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    We have had great success with the Sti-Co brand!