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Old 04-05-2019, 12:32 PM
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My daughter gave me a new Baofeng UV82HP radio for my birthday and I am getting my license in a couple of weeks. Looking for recommendations for a antenna and mount for my 2010 JKU. Since I am new to the HAM radio world, I really have no idea what I need.

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My daughter gave me a new Baofeng UV82HP radio for my birthday and I am getting my license in a couple of weeks. Looking for recommendations for a antenna and mount for my 2010 JKU. Since I am new to the HAM radio world, I really have no idea what I need.

That is a handheld radio and will not require any external antenna. You should learn about antennas, SWR and antenna impedance matching when you study for you HAM test.

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Actually the Baofeng's really don't like external antennas. The receivers are pretty hot and too much antenna can overload them.
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