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You may have noticed this new acronym popping up on some of our products. RoHS stands for Restrictions on Hazardous Substances, and it's a directive that could have a huge impact on the production and disposal of consumer electronics. First adopted in Europe in 2006 (and later adopted in California in 2007), RoHS restricts the use of six dangerous substances in lots of common electronics. According to the official RoHS compliance Web site (www.rohs.eu), the RoHS symbol indicates that "new electrical and electronic equipment put on the market does not contain any of the six banned substances: lead, mercury, cadmium, hexavalent chromium, poly-brominated biphenyls (PBB) or polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDE), in quantities exceeding maximum concentration values."
While some military and medical equipment is exempt from RoHS compliance, the electronics governed by the standard are among the most common you'll find in your home, from radios to MP3 players to cell phones and (increasingly) computers. In practical terms, the standard protects factory workers at the production level, sharply reducing their exposure to hazardous substances. The standard also has a profound impact on the disposal and recycling of electronics, in that disposed substances will no longer have at least six of the most hazardous chemicals formerly found in electronics, and recycled electronics will not expose workers to toxics as they harvest components.
Upgrading the antenna on your handheld scanner is the easiest, most cost-effective way to improve its performance. The 15.75" CC Gainer is more responsive on all bands than any other portable antenna we have tested! It is equivalent to the Diamond RH771.
In our own tests, it made a dramatic improvement in reception from low band through 800 MHz compared to the standard antennas on our scanners. The BNC antenna connector is compatible with almost all handheld scanners. It also has a very low SWR (standing wave ratio) for transmitting on the 2-meter ham band, 144-148 MHz, 50 ohm, 10 Watts maximum.
Weight: 1 oz.