Best Base Scanner Antenna to Buy in 2022

Sometimes it might be quite difficult to find the best base scanner antenna. With every niche market offering so many different products, it makes sense that this is the case.

Unfortunately, this very fact can make it incredibly difficult to find the item that best suits your needs, which is why we’ve put together this base scanner antenna buying guide.

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SaleBestseller No. 1
Tram 1410 Scanner 25MHz–1,300MHz VHF/UHF Super Discone Base Antenna
  • Wideband reception covering 25MHz–1,300MHz
  • Transmit bands 144MHz/220MHz/440MHz/900MHz/1,290MHz
  • Rust-free stainless steel structure
  • 200W max power
  • SWR
Bestseller No. 2
Bingfu Ham Radio Antenna Police Radio Scanner Antenna Amateur Mobile Radio Antenna Magnetic Base BNC Male Antenna Compatible with Uniden Bearcat Whistler Radio Shack Police Radio Scanner
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Amateur Radio; VSWR: < 2.0; Impedance: 50 ohm; Feature: Magnetic Base Mounting; Antenna Height:45cm; Cable Length: 3m RG58/U Cable; Antenna Connector: BNC Male Connector;
  • Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS, BCD996XT, BC278CLT, BC350A, BC350C, BC355C, BC340CRS, BC370CRS, BC700A, BC780XLT, BC785D, BC796D, BC860XLT, BC895XLT, BC898T, BCT7, BCT8, BC75XLT, BC55, BC60XLT, BC80XLT, BC72XLT, BC92XLT, BC95XLT, BC100, SC230, BC200, SC200, SC150, SC180, SC235, BC120, BC72, BC80, BC246, BR330;
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;
Bestseller No. 3
UAYESOK Amateur Base Station Antenna Dual Band UV 2Meter 70cm Fiberglass Mobile Radio Antenna GMRS Vertical Base Antenna 5.8' 200W High Gain for Device Repeater Police Scanner Truck SUV
  • [Electrical specifications]Frequency: 144/430mhz(136-174mhz/400-470mhz); Impedance:50 ohm; Gain: 4.5dBi(VHF)/7.2dBi(UHF); Polarization:Vertical; Lighting Protection: Direct Ground; VSWR:<1.5; Horizontal Beam Width: 360º; Vertical Beam Width: 30º/19º; Maximum input power:200W
  • [Mechanical specifications]Material: Fiberglass; Connector: SL-16K (SO-239); Length: 1750mm; Weight: 1.0Kg
  • [Heavy-duty Fiberglass base antenna] Corrosion resistant,waterproof,strong wind resistance;good environmental adaptability.
  • [Aluminum Alloy Mounting Bracket] Hold Pole Diameter:Ø30~Ø62 mm; Comes with two U-bolt which can be used with the attached plate for pole mounting; You need to use coaxial cable (PL259)to connect your device(not include the coaxial cable)
  • [Integrated ground plane]With three GP antennas,strong anti-jamming,improve the quality of reception and transmission,provides stable signal.
Bestseller No. 4
Bingfu Police Radio Scanner Antenna 20-1300MHz 7 Sections Telescopic BNC Male Antenna Ham Radio Handheld CB Radio Antenna for Uniden Whistler Police Radio Scanner Two Way Radio Frequency Counter
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; 7 Sections; Length: 20cm - 115cm; VSWR: < 2.0; Impedance: 50 ohm; Antenna Connector: BNC Male Connector;
  • Compatible with: Police Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Amateur Radio, Portable Handheld CB Radio, Wireless Microphone System, Frequency Counter, FM Broadcast;
  • Easy to install, compatible with handheld, indoor and mobile radios, scanners, the antenna body can be bent to 90 degrees, easy to carry.
  • Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden, Whistler Police Radio Scanners and Cobra, Uniden, Midland and Maxon Portable Handheld CB Radios.
Bestseller No. 5
Bingfu VHF UHF Ham Radio Police Scanner Antenna Amateur Radio Mobile Radio Scanner Antenna Magnetic Base BNC Male Antenna Compatible with Uniden Bearcat Whistler Radio Shack Police Scanner Ham Radio
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0; Impedance: 50 ohm; Feature: Magnetic Base Mounting; Cable Length: 3m / 10 feet; Antenna Connector: BNC Male Connector; Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS, BCD996XT, BC278CLT, BC350A, BC350C, BC355C, BC340CRS, BC370CRS, BC700A, BC780XLT, BC785D, BC796D, BC860XLT, BC895XLT, BC898T, BCT7, BCT8, BC75XLT, BC55, BC60XLT, BC80XLT, BC72XLT, BC92XLT, BC95XLT, BC100, SC230, BC200, SC200, SC150, SC180, SC235, BC120, BC72, BC80, BC246, BR330;
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;
  • Compatible with Ham Radio: Kenwood TK100, TK200, TK210, TK220, TK300, TK310, TK320; Icom: IC-V8, IC-V80, IC-V82, IC-U82 ,IC-W32; Motorola: HT440, HT90; Maxon: HR, CP500, CP520, 1015; Vertex Standard: 734, 834, HR146, HX300, HX320, HX400, CU32, CP/CS 5015, 0420; Uniden: HH979; Wilson: HH152, HH154, HH156, HH462, HH464;
Bestseller No. 6
Bingfu 20-1300MHz Police Scanner Antenna Radio Scanner Magnetic Base Antenna HF VHF UHF Two Way Ham Radio BNC Male Antenna Compatible with Uniden Bearcat Whistler Radio Shack Police Radio Scanner
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0; Impedance: 50 ohm; Feature: Magnetic Base Mounting; Cable Length: 3m / 10 feet; Antenna Connector: BNC Male Connector; Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS, BCD996XT, BC278CLT, BC350A, BC350C, BC355C, BC340CRS, BC370CRS, BC700A, BC780XLT, BC785D, BC796D, BC860XLT, BC895XLT, BC898T, BCT7, BCT8, BC75XLT, BC55, BC60XLT, BC80XLT, BC72XLT, BC92XLT, BC95XLT, BC100, SC230, BC200, SC200, SC150, SC180, SC235, BC120, BC72, BC80, BC246, BR330;
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;
  • Compatible with Ham Radio: Kenwood TK100, TK200, TK210, TK220, TK300, TK310, TK320; Icom: IC-V8, IC-V80, IC-V82, IC-U82 ,IC-W32; Motorola: HT440, HT90; Maxon: HR, CP500, CP520, 1015; Vertex Standard: 734, 834, HR146, HX300, HX320, HX400, CU32, CP/CS 5015, 0420; Uniden: HH979; Wilson: HH152, HH154, HH156, HH462, HH464;
Bestseller No. 7
wlaniot Vehicle/Car Mobile Radio VHF/UHF Dual Band Antenna BNC Male Connector Magnetic Base Mount 5M RG58 Cable for BC125AT Scanner
  • Frequency: VHF:136-174MHZ; UHF:400-470MHZ Gain: 2.5/3 dB, Max power: 50W, Impedance: 50 Ohm, Connector type: UHF, Connector:BNC male
  • Suitable for car mobile Radio station,for BCD996P2 BC75XLT BC125AT Scanner antenna
  • Rubberized Magnet Cover no body scratching,Won't rip off in high speeds or winds
  • Package Contents:1* VHF/UHF Dual Band Stealth Antenna.1* Magnetic Mount with 5M/16.4ft Cable
  • Never worry about any security problems. We are confident in the quality of our antenna and willing to provide 1 MONTHS Replacement Warranty and 100% Satisfaction Guarantee. If you unfortunately get a defective one, please contact our customer support.
Bestseller No. 8
Tecreddy CB Radio Antenna Soft Whip BNC & PL259 Male CB Antenna with Magnetic Base Compatible with Cobra Midland Uniden Maxon President Portable Handheld CB Radio Car Mobile Radio Scanner
  • Compatible with all handheld CB radios with a BNC or UHF connector, improve quality and range to CB radio reception. Compatible with Handheld CB Radios: Uniden PRO401HH PRO501HH PC88LTX, Cobra HH50WXST H38WXST HHRT50, Midland 75-785 75-822 7W44, Maxon HCB-10C.
  • This soft whip antenna can be removed and installed directly on the CB radio for use. The antenna design is soft, flexible and durable. It can also be used on a magnetic base. Both usages are very convenient.
  • Max Input Power: 30W; Frequency: 27MHz; Antenna&Cable Connector Type: BNC Male Connector; Height: 9.9 inch / 25cm;
  • Feature: with Magnetic Base; Cable Type: RG58/U Coaxial Cable; Cable Length: 3m / 10 feet; Cable Connector Type: BNC Male Connector; Accessories: UHF PL-259 Male to BNC Female Connector;
  • Package Includes: 1 x Antenna, 1 x Magnetic Base, 1 x Connector
Bestseller No. 9
Bingfu Police Radio Scanner Antenna 20-1300MHz Adhesive Mount BNC Male Dipole Antenna Vehicle Ham Radio Amateur Radio Mobile Scanner Antenna Compatible with Uniden Bearcat Whistler Radio Shack Scanner
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0; Impedance: 50 ohm; Feature: Car Window Glass Adhesive Mounting; Cable Length: 3m / 10 feet; Antenna Connector: BNC Male Connector;
  • Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS, BCD996XT, BC278CLT, BC350A, BC350C, BC355C, BC340CRS, BC370CRS, BC700A, BC780XLT, BC785D, BC796D, BC860XLT, BC895XLT, BC898T, BCT7, BCT8, BC75XLT, BC55, BC60XLT, BC80XLT, BC72XLT, BC92XLT, BC95XLT, BC100, SC230, BC200, SC200, SC150, SC180, SC235, BC120, BC72, BC80, BC246, BR330;
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;
Bestseller No. 10
Bingfu VHF UHF Car Truck Police Scanner Adhesive Mount Antenna Vehicle Ham Radio Amateur Radio Mobile Scanner BNC Male Dipole Antenna Compatible with Uniden Bearcat Whistler Radio Shack Radio Scanner
  • Frequency Range: 20MHz - 1300MHz; Compatible with: Public Radio Scanner, Ham Radio, Two Way Radio, Walkie Talkie, Mobile Radio; VSWR: < 2.0; Impedance: 50 ohm; Feature: Car Window Glass Adhesive Mounting; Cable Length: 3m; Antenna Connector: BNC Male Connector;
  • Package List: 1 x Antenna (As the Picture Shown);
  • Compatible with Uniden Radio Scanner: SR30C, Bearcat BC125AT, BCD436HP, BC75XLT, BCD325P2, BC355N, BCD996P2, BC365CRS, BCT15X, BCD536HP, BC345CRS, BCD996XT, BC278CLT, BC350A, BC350C, BC355C, BC340CRS, BC370CRS, BC700A, BC780XLT, BC785D, BC796D, BC860XLT, BC895XLT, BC898T, BCT7, BCT8, BC75XLT, BC55, BC60XLT, BC80XLT, BC72XLT, BC92XLT, BC95XLT, BC100, SC230, BC200, SC200, SC150, SC180, SC235, BC120, BC72, BC80, BC246, BR330;
  • Compatible with Whistler Radio Scanner: WS1040 WS1088 WS1010 WS1080 WS1025 WS1065 TRX1 TRX2;
  • Compatible with Radio Shack Radio Scanner: PRO-2018 PRO-197 PRO-650 PRO-163 PRO-405 PRO-528 PRO-668 PRO-94 PRO-404 PRO-95 PRO-62 PRO-83;

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How to find the best base scanner antenna?

Here, we’ll be going over a number of factors that you can use to ensure that you’re purchasing the best base scanner antenna for you.

Regardless of which type of item you’re looking to buy, chances are that there are existing buying guides on the internet, all of which aim to give you good base scanner antenna recommendations.

Despite these recommendations, however, it’s always a good idea to do your own research. In addition to this research, asking yourself the following questions is also super helpful:

  • What features does the base scanner antenna need to have to be perfect for my needs?
  • What is my budget?
  • Do I need to purchase a certain brand?

Once you’ve answered these questions and have a good idea of what you’re looking for and the buying process becomes much easier. Keep in mind that when looking for the best product, there’s no need to rush. In fact, very rarely are the ideal products found by choosing the first one you see or by basing your decisions on only one factor. Take your time and enjoy the process!

Now, with the answers to the previous questions in mind, we urge you to use our upcoming buying guide for base scanner antenna to find what you’re looking for:

Brand

In some cases, the brand of base scanner antenna is very important. For example, if you’re looking for an item that works in tandem with another, you might very well need both products to be the same brand. If this is the case, it’s vital to pay attention to this factor, as choosing the wrong product can mean the difference between wasting your money and buying a great product that functions as it should.

Features

The features in any given base scanner antenna are important because they can dictate which version of an item you need and how much money you need to spend. Consider all the key features that you want your item to have and don’t settle for anything that doesn’t check at least ¾ of your boxes.

Reviews

Customer reviews about base scanner antenna are crucial – especially when you’re buying a product that costs a lot of money or serves a big importance. Luckily, most products can be found online, which means that it’s common for there to be scores of customer reviews from those who have already purchased any given product.

Pay attention to these reviews. Take note of the pros and cons that they mention, and factor these into your big decision. In some cases, you’ll be forced to sacrifice one con in order to gain a particular pro, but being aware of the potential con is going to be beneficial in either case.

Quality

Of course, quality is key. You don’t want to purchase a low-quality product. If you do, you run the risk of your item breaking, not working properly, or otherwise proving to be very disappointing, as well as a waste of money.

You can compare base scanner antenna quality by researching what your potential purchases are made from, contrasting the individual items against each other to discern which one is made of the best materials.

Warranty

Warranty isn’t always going to be important, but it definitely can be. This is especially true if the item in question is tech-related or expensive. A good warranty will be valid for an extended time after purchase and cover a variety of problems ranging from item defects to random accidents, water damage, and other miscellaneous events that could ruin your product.

Conclusion

The quest to find the best base scanner antenna can be daunting – but it doesn’t have to be. It can be made much easier by asking yourself a few simple questions and then thinking critically about the items you want to buy. Consider their features, quality, brand, warranty, and customer reviews and you’re more likely to make a great purchase.