Following are the summarized results of three 75m mobile antenna shootouts held in California during the 1980's.

0 dB - (Reference) Bugcatcher or Screwdriver with large top hat

-2 dB - Bugcatcher or Screwdriver with no top hat

-5 dB - 8.5' whip with bugcatcher base loading coil (3% est.)

-6 dB - Bugcatcher with Stainless Steel Loading Coil

-8 dB - Hustler High Power system

-9 dB - Outbacker

-12 dB - Hamstick

-12 dB - 11.5' whip with SGC-230 autotuner

-14 dB - CB whip with SGC-230 autotuner (estimated, not measured)