For Top Portable Performance, Carry a "Big Stick"! Like our Big Ear, this portable monopole features MFJ's rugged 17’ stainless-steel collapsible whip paired with an adjustable high-Q air-wound coil. Efficiency matters, so it's not surprising this winning combination stands head and shoulders above shorter backpack antennas.
True Backpack Portability: Antenna is over 18 feet long fully extended, but disassembles and collapses to 28” in seconds. Fits into most any size packs!
Light Weight: Just over 2 lbs. You'll hardly know your packing it!!!
Versatile: Includes MFJ-342T pipe mount -- quickly and easily mounts to a ¼ or ½ inch pipe or mast. SO-239 with lock washer feeds coax underneath the ⅜ - 24 connector.
General Coverage: Tapped loading coil covers 7.0-55.0 MHz without gaps. Great for Ham Bands and outstanding for image-free shortwave broadcast!
Rugged Construction: All aluminum, stainless steel construction ensures years of excellent performance. One Killowatt rated components guarantee electrical safety.
Counterpoise kit included: Ensures low SWR, high efficiency, maximum site safety.
BigStick™ is for the Ham radio operator on the move and on-the-go and hungry for the next great QSO anywhere or anytime!