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Reviews Categories | Antennas: VHF/UHF+ Directional (Yagi, quad, etc.) | EPS ANTENNA HB9CV 3el 6 meters Help

Reviews Summary for EPS ANTENNA HB9CV 3el 6 meters
Reviews: 1 Average rating: 4.0/5 MSRP: $95€
Description: 3 element HB9CV 6 meter band
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F1BBI Rating: 4/5 Jul 3, 2014 06:38 Send this review to a friend
good for the price paid  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
i bought this antenna in Friedrichshafen HAMradio 2014 for 95€.
when i return at home,i open the package and i found a user manual in Dutch language and unfortunately i don't read Dutch language ! fortunately i found a manual in French language on Internet for this antenna;but poor translation in french need a meter to measure the éléments,and a screwdriver .After one hour the antenna was completed;the only complaint is that i have been obliged to drill 3 holes in the boom because they were drilled at a diameter of 10mm and the plastic spacers had a diameter of 10,55mm so they don't fit Inside;after that i put the antenna on a tube,about 4m above ground level to perform some test with my antenna analyser RIG EXPERT this condition the resonance frequency has been found to be 49.500 Mhz, impedance 53 ohms swr=1.07 ! on 50.154 Mhz i have measured Z=54.6 ohms and SWR=1.27;the coax used was RG213.on the air i compared quickly the antenna with my inverted V dipole,9m above the ground on SV3BSF beacon at a distance of 1600 km from home and the HB9CV of course is the winner,the dB are here .So for the price paid i think it is an antenna to consider !
73 de Georges,F1BBI.

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