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I just purchased a Uniden 980SSB cb side band radio. I need

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I just purchased a Uniden 980SSB cb side band radio. I need a good matching magnetic mount anttena.
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Consumer Electronics
Expert:  Greg A. replied 9 months ago.

Hello & Welcome,

Congratulations on your radio purchase.

K40 has a good reputation for quality antennas, including magnetic mount style. I have a link to an Amazon listing for one such antenna that might suit your needs.

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I also have a link to a "search" I did for "magnetic mount cb antenna" on Amazon, that will show you a wider selection.

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NOTE: You MAY be able to find similar choice in your local area, depending on what electronics or CB shops you have around.

Please let me know what you find or if you have any more questions.

If this has answered your question(s), please take a moment to rate MY service level (5-star is my goal) so that I get credit for my time helping you with this question.
You should see some "stars" (and SUBMIT button) to do that, but please let me know if you do NOT see them (you may have to scroll UP or DOWN) or can not use them.

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Customer: replied 9 months ago.
What I'm looking for is a antenna that I can buy,hook up & go with .I've been to amazon granger & shakespear antennas. I need a antenna that will match the specs of the cb
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I need a specific model type that matches my radio
Expert:  Greg A. replied 9 months ago.

Hi again,

What specification are you referring to?

I only ask because the MAIN CONCERNS for ANY antenna system is that it is matched for the frequencies used and the power rating for the radio(s) to be used with it.

Expert:  Greg A. replied 9 months ago.

Hi again,

I see your call request and can call you in a few minutes (have to reach a phone).

Expert:  Greg A. replied 9 months ago.

OK - I tried to accept you call request, but see a "payment failure" on my end. This may be caused by needing a large deposit or clearing a "security check" with your bank.

We can also continue our conversation here - in this text/chat format.

Please let me know what you would like to do.


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I'll use a different credit card
Expert:  Greg A. replied 9 months ago.

NOTE: I've been working with CB (and amateur band) radios for more than 20 years, so feel free to ask any related questions.

Expert:  Greg A. replied 9 months ago.

Let me send a call request from my side - as that may be easier for you to accept than to have to re-issue on your side.