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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF Mobile & Accessories | Diamond HF-20CL Help


Reviews Summary for Diamond HF-20CL
Diamond HF-20CL Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $71
Description: HF20CL Monoband Mobile Antenna Length approx. 220cm.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.diamondantenna.net/hf20cl.html
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M0JPS Rating: 5/5 Apr 5, 2017 03:04 Send this review to a friend
A lot to like !  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
This is a great mobile 20m antenna for a car roof. Just connected it to a mag mount and it was easily tuned to < 1.5:1 across the band ( even with no earth connection, except the capacitance between the antenna and car body!... which you can get away with at 14MHz but not on the lower band CL series antennas). My first qso's were 2000km on a bad day, so even in the 'shop' setup it sends a good signal. The tilt joint is really useful, not just for folding it away from hazards but folding it down to make small, easy adjustments for a near perfect SWR.
 
IK2WQH Rating: 5/5 Feb 11, 2015 04:55 Send this review to a friend
Excellent  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Hi there. I received the antenna yesterday. Mounted today on top of my car with a mag-mount. Tuned to 1.1 SWR in less then 2 mins extending the whip and looking at my FT-817 SWR meter.
In 45 mins I had 4 SSB QSOs in 20m with IT9, ON, LA and SP with reports spanning from 53 to 59 running a FT-817 with 5 watts.
What to say ? Excellent product, quick deployment, easy to tune and good QSOs and reports.
I can only recommend this antenna
'73 Fabio IK2WQH
 


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