Firestik FG2-648 NGP KIT 60CM BLACK

◾ No Ground Plane, Mirror Mount Single Kit, Tunable Tip
◾ Heavy Duty, Top Loaded Fiberglass CB Antenna.
◾ Whip Color: Black
◾ Whip Length: 60 cm (2 feet)
◾ 520 cm (17 feet) matched NGP Fire Flex Cable.
◾ Rated @ 100 Watts PEP
◾ Packing Blister-1

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Price End user EU € 130,00 incl. VAT/BTW/TVA
Price End user Non EU € 107,44 excl. VAT/BTW/TVA
Stock Limited stock
Avera p/n FIRE FG2648B
Brand Firestik
Type Firestik FG2-648 NGP KIT 60CM BLACK
Barcode 716414310856
Category FIRESTIK Products
Sub Category FIRESTIK CB Antennas
Packing Length (cm) 74
Packing Width (cm) 15
Packing Heigth (cm) 5
Packing Weight in grams 930
Packing Type Box
Packing QTY in Master Carton 10
Statistical Number 85291095
Origin United States of America
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◾ Firestik NO GROUND PLANE antenna, Single Kit, Mirror Mount.
◾ Tunable Tip CB Antenna.
◾ Whip Color: Black
◾ Whip Length: 60 cm (2 feet)
◾ 520 cm (17 feet) matched NGP Fire Flex Cable.
◾ Rated @ 100 Watts PEP
◾ Type 5/8 Wave Antenna.
◾ Top Loaded Antenna.
◾ Works with All CB Radios.
◾ Covers all AM, FM and SSB Citizen Band Radio Frequencies.
◾ Average tuned SWR: 1.5 to 1.
◾ 3/8 Inch x 24 Heavy Duty Threaded Base.
◾ Fits all Firestik Mounts and Accessories.
◾ Cover reduces Static Noise up to 50%.
◾ Barehands tuning, No tools required.
◾ Packing Blister-1

The FGX-648 (where X = antenna length in feet) series, No ground plane (NGP) CB antenna kits were specifically designed to solve the problems associated with the lack of ground plane (counterpoise). This normally occurs on vehicles constructed of plastic, fiberglass, wood or aluminum. This includes, but is not limited to, motorhomes, boats, automobiles and 18-wheeler trucks. Ground plane problems typically show up in the form of high standing wave ratio (SWR) and poor performance. The isolated ground plane that is built into the FGX-648 series kits can also eliminate problems on metal base vehicles that lack the sufficient ground plane for proper operation. This could be due to the size of available ground plane (ATV, bicycle, motorcycle, wheelchair, etc.), or because the operator chooses to mount the antenna in a location that is unable too properly take advantage of available ground plane. The versatility of these kits goes way beyond the normal expected uses of a typical mobile antenna kit. Aside from vehicular installations, these kits can be mounted on a pack frame for hunting or Search and Rescue operations. Apartment dwellers can mount them on a balcony railing, or a temporary base station can set up in the forest using a tree for a tower.


The antennas used in these kits utilize the same 5/8 wave design as the patented Firestik II tunable tip antennas. The antennas frequency is altered in order to maintain a desirable center band position when used with the tuned coaxial feedline. Accordingly, these antennas may only be used with the Firestik NGP cable. The core material is a 3/8-inch (0.375 or 10mm) diameter reinforced plastic (fiberglass). Our custom blended formula offers a preferred balance of flexibility and strength. The chrome plated machine brass mounting base has standard 3/8-24 threads. A high efficiency, voltage increasing helical wind is utilized. Heavy insulated copper wire is used to guard against shorted coils and corrosion induced resistance commonly found on non-Firestik brand antennas. The antenna used in these kits have our patented no tools required tunable tip for fast and easy SWR adjustments. The rated wattage for these kits is 100 watts. Each antenna is covered with a static reducing, heavy PVC shrink tubing with both pigment and UV stabilizers mixed in. Available colors are black or white with a red tip or, red or blue with a white tip.

The seventeen-foot (5.2 M) coaxial cable used in these kits is of the highest quality. As a matter of fact ... our NGP cable assembly utilizes a custom manufactured coaxial cable that can only be found at Firestik. Unable to find the performance characteristics in any of the commercially available coaxial cable ... we designed our own. First we use a multi-wire stranded center conductor to the prevent breakage that can occur with solid center conductor cable. A condition known as cold working occurs where vibration is present and this action can cause solid conductors to become brittle and eventually break. Surrounding the center conductor is a long life, flexible, polyethelene insulation. Since shielding is extremely critical on NGP systems, we used a double shield around the center conductor. First, a 100% aluminum tape covers the center conductor insulator and then a copper wire braid (averages 95% coverage versus the industry standard of 70%) is applied over the aluminum tape. The coaxial feedline, besides being the conduit for the signal to reach the antenna, serves as a tuned circuit that creates the necessary counterpoise. If a longer cable length is required, the user may add standard RG-58 A/U cable between the radio and system cable, preferably in lengths that are multiples of nine feet. Because it is a tuned circuit, the length cannot be reduced without causing non-repairable damage. Should the cable become damaged, order replacement cable model K-8NGP.

To compliment the quality of the antenna and feedline, the mount used in these kits is our stainless steel, 3-way 90° angle mount. Mounting options are, 1) any vertical bar, rail or post, or 2) any horizontal bar, rail or post, and 3) any flat vertical surface such as the side of the vehicle. For a closer view of the mount, click on the following model number SS-64. A stainless steel spring with machined brass ends acts as the coupling between the antenna and the feedline.

Each kit includes a FREE microphone hanger and comes complete with user installation documentation.

And dont forget ... ALL antennas, regardless of style or manufacturer, MUST be tuned after installation on the vehicle. Transmitting antennas are not plug-n-play devices.

1 Pc of Antenna.
1 Pc of Stainless Steel Mirror Mount.
1 Pc of Stainless Steel Spring.
1 Pc of NGP (Fire Flex) Coax Cable.
1 Pc of Red Plastic Tip.
1 Pc of Microphone Hanger.
1 Pc of User manual in English.


FST-R = RED Plastic Tip for Whips in FS and FG Series.
FST-B = BLACK Plastic Tip for Whips in FS and FG Series.
FST-W = WHITE Plastic Tip for Whips in FS and FG Series.
TTK-1 = Tuneable Tip Repair Kit, for Firestik FS and FG Series, Color: RED.
K-8NGP = Replacement Cable.

FG2-648-B = BLACK.
FG2-648-R = RED.
FG2-648-W = WHITE.

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M/C Dimensions: 82 x 18 x 6 cm
M/C Weight: 1010 Gram
M/C Quantity: 1 Pc (1 Blister in Box)
M/C Barcode: Not available

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