Perhaps the most common antenna installed by amateurs is the VHF mobile antenna. Many amateurs like to build their own, as opposed to buying something commercially made.
- A VHF-UHF 3-Band Mobile Antenna
QST February 1980, pp. 16-17
Three bands - 144, 220 and 440 - on one stick, a triband J-pole.
- A Glass-Mounted 2-Meter Mobile Antenna
QST April 1991, pp. 31-34.
Technical Correspondence QST September 1991, pp. 41-42
Want a no-holes, no-paint-scratching antenna? This easy-to-build glass-mount mobile antenna is the answer!
- An Easy, On-Glass Antenna with Multiband Capability
QST March 1993, pp. 35-37
A homebrew on-glass dual antenna system for 2-meters and 222 or 440, etc.
- Bicycle-Mobile Antennas
QST March 1993, pp. 52-53
Mounting an antenna for your HT on your bicycle.
- Glass Mounted Antennas
What the antenna manufacturers have to say.
- A Simple Halo for 2-Meter Use
QST August 1957, p.29
Making a car-radio whip serve as a single-wire transmission line
- A Two-Band Halo for V.H.F. Mobile
QST September 1958, pp. 11-12, 140, 142
50 and 144 MHz with a single mobile antenna system