Midland 18-2442 Mobile CB Antenna

The Midland 18-2442 is a Center Load Magnetic Mount Mobile antenna system. The 18-2442 features a 17-7 stainless steel whip. A relief spring minimizes whip damage and the system uses a center-loaded coil for higher efficiency. The plastic coated magnetic base adheres to most vehicles and prevents rusting. Antenna comes with prewired

Product Features

  • Center Load Mag Mount Antenna
  • 17-7 Stainless Steel Whip
  • Prewired with Cable and Connector
  • Works with all Midland Mobile CB Radios

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2 Responses to Midland 18-2442 Mobile CB Antenna

  1. J. Lockridge "GadgetMonster" says:

    The truth about antennas I sometimes wonder if anyone actually reads the instructions. Not just Midland antennas, but all CB radio antennas.I use the 18-2442 in my car, and a Firestik on my Jeep. Out of the box setup, most will work, but not in their most efficent configuration, and wanted to pass along some helpful information to get the most out of this (or ANY CB Antenna)1: Avoid running the cable near any power wiring in your vehicle – other power sources can cause attenuation or interference that…

  2. Skoro "Slow Reader" says:

    Better than expected I use this compact antenna when I connect the Midland 75-822 mini-CB in my pickup truck. My other vehicle has a MUCH longer Wilson antenna, so I have a basis for comparison. First thing, this shorty antenna REALLY needs to be tuned with an SWR meter before you use it. Being so short, it can get way too much power loss if it’s untuned and that will severely limit its range. I was able to get it to a reading of about 1.5:1 on channels 1 and 40, which is better than I thought it could do. Anything…