EDIT: Please see post #4 with revised dimensions of whip, which gives better performance.
Comparison of Optimized Whip (cut to 52 mm) with V-stub wire collinear whip
Thin (0.5 mm dia) Steel Tie Wire used to make collinear whip with V-stub.
Thin wire can easily be wrapped over threaded stud of magnetic base.
MEASURED PARAMETERS: V-Stub Collinear Whip