12 ½ radiator is a ½ wave on 440 MHz -- gives hearty 2.15 dBi gain. On 2 Meters get an efficient loaded ¼ wave antenna.
The MFJ-1715 SuperFLEX ThinDuck can be bent, twisted, flexed, and tugged, and it will bounce back into shape.
The MFJ-1715S is the same as the MFJ-1715 with an SMA connector.
The smaller MFJ-1713 is also available.