|Model / SKU:||Firestik IBA-5|
|Recommended for:||The CB user who needs a base antenna that will adapt to various locations and uses. The Firestik IBA-5 is perfect for use in a home, apartment, campsite or temporary job site.|
|Notable Features:||Just over 5' tall, (4) 30" radials, easily transportable|
|Compatible with:||Virtually all CB radios. For detailed information on this antenna's performance, limitations and proper tuning, please refer to this Firestik IBA-5 technical article. For best performance and SWR, sheet metal can be laid out beneath the antenna to create a better ground plane.|
Range(s) provided are for comparison purposes only and are subject to numerous installation and environmental variables. For more detailed information, please see our reference article on CB Antenna Range Approximation.
|Product Includes:||Firestik IBA-5 base antenna, 18' Fire-Flex coax cable|
Firestik Antenna Mounting Kit: The IBA-5 was primarily designed for use inside a building or structure. The main user of this product would be a CB customer who lives in an apartment or association area that restricts the use of outdoor antennas. Other uses may include single-family residences, offices and job sites. The IBA-5 can also be useful to hunters and campers (on the ground or roof of your RV) to establish a temporary communications center. However, this antenna is not meant to be a replacement for an outdoor base station antenna. If you're allowed to set up an outdoor base station antenna in your area, you will probably benefit from doing so. In most cases, the IBA-5 will not out-perform an externally mounted antenna, so if you seek maximum performance and are allowed to use an external antenna, we recommend that you do so.
The complete assembly stands just over 5' (1.5m) tall. Assembly of the kit is fast and easy. Each kit includes a bare-hands tunable tip antenna (rated at 1,000 watts), a partially pre-assembled base hub assembly, four 30" (76cm) radials, and 18' (5.5m) of RG-58A/U Fire-Flex coax cable. We also include a couple of extra tuning screws that can be used in situations where SWR indicates insufficient ground plane. Complete assembly instructions are included.
- Easily set up an indoor antenna
- Includes base, antenna and cable
- Screw-on coax connection
- Five-year antenna warranty; one-year component warranty
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