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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF Portable (not mobile) | MFJ-2230 30M mini-dipole Help

Reviews Summary for MFJ-2230 30M mini-dipole
MFJ-2230 30M mini-dipole Reviews: 1 Average rating: 4.0/5 MSRP: $$44.95
Description: Two mobile loaded whips mounted back-to-back to form dipole.
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W2WW Rating: 4/5 Nov 11, 2014 10:46 Send this review to a friend
Best indoor 30M solution  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I've been off air for 13+ years due to having retired to CC&R apartment. But got the bug to get back on HF CW again. No outside antennas allowed, so antenna must fit inside apartment.
Being a CW man, 30M seemed the logical choice. So I bought the MFJ-2230 and the MFJ-1819 tripod/stand on which to mount the antenna. It's in my ground-floor living room, about 7 feet above street level.
Using an LDG IT-100 autotuner with my IC-7200 the LED SWR indicator shows only one pixel when tuned up. SWR must be under 1.2:1.
I've made about 100 QSOs with it so far, 25 of which have been DX. Best DX a pair of ZLs. Need Asia for W.A.C.
For under $45 this antenna is wonderful and the answer to an apartment dweller's dream.
Now I'm considering adding the MFJ-2212.

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