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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF: Vertical, Wire, Loop | G5RV (ZS6BKW) by W8AMZ Help

Reviews Summary for G5RV (ZS6BKW) by W8AMZ
G5RV (ZS6BKW) by W8AMZ Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $76.99
Description: The Ultimate ZS6BKW G5RV by W8AMZ - Simply the Best!

All Band Performance 80m-6m; No Tuner Required for 10,12,17, 20 & 40m
Rated to Full Legal Limit 2KW
Rugged Weather Proofed Internal Solder Joints
Machine Crimping
Silver Plated w/Teflon SO-239 Connector
SO-239 Stainless Screws
Quality 450 Ohm Ladder Line
100% UV Stable Components
High Quality PVC Dogbone Insulators
Product is in production.
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K1PMA Rating: 5/5 Feb 9, 2014 17:39 Send this review to a friend
Excellent value  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
I have a 25' vertical in my back yard which does OK on 17-40 but was no good on 80M. A full size G5RV was just too long for the amount of real estate I have along the border of my property. Read some positive reviews of the modified G5RV called the ZS6BKW. It's shorter that the regular one but supposedly works almost as well. Long story short, its up about 20' in the pine trees as an inverted V. Connected to the shack with LMR400 low loss coax. The antenna works great. 20-80M with a decent tuner and you are in good shape. I regularly have SSB contacts as far as the Ukraine. And the cost is a fraction of what any other kind of solution would have set me back. Quality is top notch. Highly recommended.

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