To try to achieve an optimal CB antenna, manufacturers make center loaded CB antennas with a coil near the center of the antenna. These CB antennas are very popular with truck drivers. FTL Distributing carries models from Wilson and K40 which are the two best brands of center loaded CB antennas.
The K40 TR40 Trucker CB antenna comes in two colors: black with red lettering and white with silver lettering. The TR40 also has many performance features including a 3,500 watt power handling capability and the usage of 8 gauge silver plated wire for maximum efficiency. This K40 trucker antenna has a 10" shaft and a 49" whip with a ultrasonically sealed housing for maximum protection against water penetration. Learn More
The Wilson 2000 Trucker CB antenna is one of the most popular CB antennas. It's center loaded coil design can handle the power and dish it out. Center loaded CB antennas are a great alternative to the large 102" whips. The weatherproof thermoplastic coil housing comes in 3 colors and 2 different shaft lengths depending on your application. Learn More
The Wilson Trucker 5000 CB antenna is the most powerful center loaded antenna on the market today. The large center coil can handle up to 5,000 watts of power. Wilson CB antennas are known for their quality and the Trucker 5000 is no exception. The coil winding is silver plated for better efficiency. The T5000 is available with either a 5" or 10" shaft depending on your application. Learn More
The K40 TR40PLUS series CB antennas are the most powerful center loaded coil antennas on the market today. Capable of a massive 6,000 watts of input power, the TR40PLUS is not for the faint at heart. The uniquely designed center coil is encased in a weatherproof Lexan shell for maximum protection. The TR40PLUS uses 8 gauge coil copper windings for maximum efficiency. A 49" stainless steel whip is also included for one of the best trucker CB antennas in the industry. Learn More
The Cobra HGA7000 is a trucker CB antenna designed with a center coil and a high power handling capability. This CB antenna has a 10" shaft and is 62" fully assembled. The HGA7000 can be easily tuned by raising and lowering the stainless steel whip. Use it by itself or as a dual antenna system. Learn More
The Tram 3700 is a popular choice among truckers for it's high power handling capability and the easiest of installs. Just pick up a mirror mount and screw the Tram 3700 in tight. This CB antenna has a 6" shaft to help get the antenna up over the roofline. Learn More
If you have ever wanted the Wilson 1000 antenna, but the 62" whip was too tall, the Wilson 1000 short load antenna is the answer. The short load antenna has a loading coil in the center of the antenna to make up for the shorter length. It stands only 36" tall but still acts like the standard 62" whip. Learn More