Your ham band only antenna does great in the ham bands... but plug this MFJ all band active antenna into your radio and hear strong clear signals from all over the world from 300 kHz to 200 MHz -- including low, medium shortwave and VHF bands. Youll enjoy up-to-the-minute international shortwave newscast, ship-to-shore, airline, commercial RTTY and others. It also improves weak noisy scanner radio reception from high to low ban VHF -- hear signals you couldnt hear before. A J-310 FET handles strong signals and noiseless feedback circuit gives you excellent low noise reception. 4.5 GHZ MRF-901 transistor lets you receive really weak signals well into VHF. Take it anywhere 0 its so tiny it fits in your pocket! Has on/off switch, power on LED, SO-239 Coax connector and detachable 20 inch telescoping antenna.