If you took the proven features and performance of the famous "KW" series antennas and added a unique tuning mechanism to the top, you would own the equivalent of a Firestik II, "FS" Series antenna. Aside from the ease of tuning, the patented design broadens the antennas bandwidth to keep SWR lower over more channels. The upper coil extension also increases the power handling capability of the antenna. All "FS" antennas are compatible with autos, trucks, vans, motorcycles and ATV's in a single antenna configuration when metallic ground plane is available. Or, they may be used in dual (co-phased) configuration on any vehicle made from any type of material. Like all CB antennas, the "FS" antennas should be fine-tuned (SWR) in their final mounting location. If you have ever tuned a non-tunable tip antenna, you will have a real appreciation for the "FS" antennas. To tune a "FS" antenna, you just pop-of the tip and turn the adjustment screw up or down as needed. All "FS" antennas exceed the requirements of any CB radio, new or old. Aside from the hi-performance loading coil that maximizes the transmit/receive functions of your CB, these top-loaded antennas will also receive the NOAA emergency weather alert and national weather broadcasts for radios with those features. The "FS" antennas are 100% American made with 100% American materials. To maintain a balance between flexibility and ruggedness, we use a custom blended, glass fiber reinforced shaft. Each is wound with heavy insulated copper wire to prevent the oxidation and shorted windings often found on non-Firestik antennas. The tunable tip mechanism is made from rust-proof brass and has a rubber o-ring to hold the adjuster in place after tuning. Our 3/8"-24 threaded base has a tapered contact point that works especially well with Firestik mounts and accessories. The tapered "lug-nut" effect transfers stress away from the threads and reduces the possibility of vibration induced loosening of the antenna in its mount. Each antenna is covered with a static reducing, water-tight sleeve containing UV and pigment stabilizers. For peak performance we recommend that you use one of our 18-foot Fire-Flex coaxial cables with these antennas #DASTS-8X18. All "FS" series antennas are factory bench tested for resonant frequency and overall quality. Don't forget ... ALL antennas, regardless of style or manufacturer, MUST be tuned after installation on the vehicle. Transmitting antennas are not "plug-n-play" devices. 5 Year Limited Warranty.
Well made and easy to tune. Mounted it on the FS quick disconnect and spring, which put it above the metal body line and spare tire wheel of my Jeep; SWR was 1.2-1.4.
from Meridian, ID
Sturdy son of a gun. You forget this thing adds another 2-3 feet to your vehicle height. It’s whacked a few too many drive thrus, parking garages, tree limbs and other objects I shouldn’t be driving under. Signal is seemingly unaffected and the dang thing just keeps rolling with the punches.
from Denver, CO
Tuned to a solid 10 on my swr right out of the pack. Great RX and TX quality, plus it stands out and looks great on my old F350. I bought this from 4WP,they had the best price and fast shipping.
Firestik Antenna Company has been in the personal communication business since its founding in Phoenix, Arizona in 1962. Back then, Firestik Antenna produced CB radios, test meters, amplifiers, oscillators and RF filters. Then in 1975, the company narrowed its focus considerably to concentrate on producing a line of high performance wire-bound CB antennas. The quality of the Firestik Antenna for CBs is so widely known that they have customers from Canada to Mexico to South America to Western Europe. CB jeepers know that while you may find cheaper CB antennas, you're never going to find a higher quality CB antenna than Firestik. Shop Firestik Now