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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF: Vertical, Wire, Loop | Alpha Antenna 6-40 Meter Windom OCF GORILLA WIRE System Help


Reviews Summary for Alpha Antenna 6-40 Meter Windom OCF GORILLA WIRE System
Alpha Antenna 6-40 Meter Windom OCF GORILLA WIRE System Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $150. USD
Description: The light weight Alpha "OCF Gorilla Wire" Antenna uses a superior 500 pound test, limited memory, & tangle-free wiring composition to construct a very small form factor system of the traditional 6 through 40 meter OCF (off center fed) dipole antenna.
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KC6NRE Rating: 5/5 Jan 8, 2015 11:41 Send this review to a friend
As good and inexpensive as it gets  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Value - 5
How well it works for DX - 4.9
How well it works for NVIS - 5
Durability - 4.5
Ease of deployment - 5
Ease of use - 5

So I got this antenna yesterday and hooked it up to my KX3 and then also my Yaesu 897, after taking about 120 seconds to deploy it on this frigid day. Spent 2 hours on QRP at 5 watts the another 2 hours at 100 watts having QSOs. Snagged a couple Japan and a Norway station on QRP and a lot of stateside QSOs. Received S7 reports on DX and S7-S9 reports stateside while operating QRP. At 100 watts, this antenna is a BOOMER, however, I will likely run 75 watts as to not overwhelm the antenna. I have to say, the antenna came in a whole lot smaller bag than anything I've ever seen for HF (6x6x1.75 or so inches). I suppose this would make a perfect pocket antenna for SOTA or other portable operator. Also, the bag is totally a reusable and should last for years.
 


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