From RayC on the Email list
You really want a discone antenna but this one i have works a treat.
Scbase unit no.8 on the list is what i use on holiday in motels
The SCATX no.5 i use on both my cars and is excellent on scanners This can be mounted upside down on the house barge board for same excellent results.
Discones here at http://www.benelec.com.au
Try the discone 02676 - the 60-1000mhz broadband discone antenna. http://www.benelec.com.au/base_station/02676.htm
Worth a look here as well