Best Answer dboomer , 25 June 2014 - 07:28 AM
The half wave antennas has a couple of dB more gain than the quarter wave and can be used at the end of a cable. Quarter wave antennas must be used directly on the receiver.
The quarter wave antenna is a bit shorter and less likely to get kicked when your receiver is on the floor.
You could mix them if you wish. Go to the full post