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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF: Yagi, Quad, Rotary dipole, LPDA | PKW MHF1e/30 Help

Reviews Summary for PKW MHF1e/30
PKW MHF1e/30 Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $$200
Description: 30M loaded rotary dipole
Loaded dipole
Conn. SO239 50 Ohm
Balun 1:1 50 Ohm optional
Length 8M
Turning radius 4M
Stainless steel accessories & hardware
Weight 5.5KG
Max stub mast size 50mm/2"
Product is in production.
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G0TSM Rating: 5/5 Oct 26, 2012 14:42 Send this review to a friend
It works!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I have had the PKW loaded 30M dipole up for about 3 weeks. SWR is very good and it's allowing me to work DX that is in the noise on a vertical. The tubes are connected together with stainless steel clamps but seem very sturdy. The only real problem I had was that I didnt check the maximum mast size before purchasing. It's actually 50mm/2" and my stub mast is 58mm/2.25" so I had to use my own clamp, but no big deal. I have this dipole mounted quite close to the boom of a 5 ele 10M yagi and it lowered the resonant frequency slightly, so I had to cut 50mm from the element tips as the element tubes were already retracted as far as possible. I am impressed with the construction of the loading coils so will now be looking at their 40M dipole.

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