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Reviews Categories | Antennas: VHF/UHF+ Directional (Yagi, quad, etc.) | M2 432-12EME UHF Yagi Antenna Help


Reviews Summary for M2 432-12EME UHF Yagi Antenna
M2 432-12EME UHF Yagi Antenna Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $149.95
Description: 12-element 432 MHz Yagi antenna, 14.2 dBd, 9'6" boom, end mount, Type N connector, waterproof balun connections.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.m2inc.com/index.php?ax=amateur&pg=136
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W6FCS Rating: 5/5 Nov 6, 2013 11:46 Send this review to a friend
Great in an array  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
I'm using 4 of these in stacked array. Almost flat SWR. I'm running 500 watts EME.
These antenna are light and easy to handle.
Very pleased with performance.
 
K4MSG Rating: 5/5 Jun 11, 2013 07:24 Send this review to a friend
Outstanding bargain!  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
For its size & price this antenna is amazing! I built one and tested it on 432 MHz EME using a 100w amplifier and was able to work 4 large stations in 4 countries via Moonbounce using JT65b on my first two tries! EME conditions were not the best at the time of the QSOs but there is no denying that this antenna can "do the trick" for single-Yagi EME operation on 432 MHz.

Assembly was a bit difficult because the "pusher" tube supplied by M2 was too short, but I made a replacement "pusher" from a 10" piece of the same type of aluminum tubing and that helped tremendously. I'm still not a fan of the "keeper" style of element mounting but it does work OK. VSWR was very low with just the recommended adjustment on the shorting bars and I cannot quibble one bit about the performance. The antenna is quite rugged and should stand up to any weather conditions.

In summary, this antenna does a GREAT job on small-station EME for its size and would also be excellent for travel or vacation, not to mention terrestrial operation on a 30' or higher mast.
 


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