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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF: Vertical, Wire, Loop | Rippltech TZ-WD-1520 and TZ-WD-204080 Help


Reviews Summary for Rippltech TZ-WD-1520 and TZ-WD-204080
Rippltech TZ-WD-1520 and TZ-WD-204080 Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $AUD 169 and 249
Description: Trapped wire dipoles
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.rippletech.com.au
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VK2ARE Rating: 5/5 Oct 17, 2011 01:46 Send this review to a friend
Good separately, great together  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Here's a little different review. While both the 15/20m and 80/40/20m trapped dipoles work very well as separate products, they work even better together. By combining the central parts of the TZ-WD-1520 (KW balun, 15M wire section and 15M trap) with the "outer" sections of the TZ-WD-804020 - 20m and 40m traps you can build a dipole resonant on 15m, 20m, 40m and 80m, most importantly in a length of only 32m end-to-end. Great for those who, like me, are limited on space to erect antennas. Some cable shortening between the traps is required - specifically the wire section between the 15 and 20M traps reduces drastically, in my case down to 80-82cm. and shortening the end (80M) sections will move resonance up the 80M band if you are more interested in SSB than CW.
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