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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF Portable (not mobile) | DoxyTronics 8020CA Ultra Portable 3-15mhz HF Magnetic Loop Anten Help


Reviews Summary for DoxyTronics 8020CA Ultra Portable 3-15mhz HF Magnetic Loop Anten
DoxyTronics 8020CA Ultra Portable 3-15mhz HF Magnetic Loop Anten Reviews: 3 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $139.97
Description: The model 8020CA Magnetic Loop Antenna by DoxyTronics is
a lightweight, ultra-portable, trail friendly HF antenna
which covers 3-15mhz including the 80/75m/60m/40m/30m/20m
Amateur Radio bands. Handles 25w PEP SSB, 15w Digital
modes.

Main features:

Ultra portable can be easily stored inside a small
case, bag, backpack, etc.

Super fast deployment. Can be used with or without the
included PVC support.

Very lightweight 1.5lbs.(0.7kg.) without included PVC
stand, 3lbs.(1.36kg) with stand.

Built-in standard tripod mount for use with photo tripods
if needed.

No separate fussy coupling loop needed. Tuning and
coupling components are housed within a single enclosure.

Very quick and easy to tune as needed. Simply tune for
maximum noise on receive and then apply transmit power &
fine tune (if needed) for lowest SWR.

Transmit/Receive frequency coverage is continuous from 3
mhz to 15 mhz, including the 80/75m, 60m, 40m, 30m, and
20m Amateur Radio bands.

Patent-Pending design provides good performance at all
covered frequencies.

Maximum rated transmit power of 25 watts P.E.P. SSB/CW,
15 watts carrier.

Wide usable bandwidth between 2.0:1 swr points, even at
lower frequencies. Typically 15khz or more. High signal
transfer efficiency is maintained throughout the usable
bandwidth.

Does not require any type of counterpoise, ground
radials, nor ground connection for operation.

Does not require an antenna tuner. Tuning is built in.

Inherent low-noise, high signal ratio.

Directional & magnetic signal response properties of the
antenna allow for high rejection of local noise sources
along with maximum reception of the desired signal.

Each antenna comes with Coaxial Loop Element,
Tuning/coupling unit, PVC Support with integrated
standard 1/4x20 Tripod mount, 8-page printed manual, and
180-day limited warranty.

Product is in production.
More info: http://doxytronics.com/products/8020ca-portable-hf-magnetic-loop-antenna/
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WA4053SWL Rating: 5/5 Dec 2, 2016 14:45 Send this review to a friend
It is a good loop antenna  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
This loop antenna is very nice, good design, and works really well on my Sony ICF-2010 and IC-R75. The price is really attractive. Thank you Darrel.
73 Jorge
 
N9GUE Rating: 5/5 Jul 16, 2016 07:27 Send this review to a friend
Good portable antenna  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I live in an antenna restricted complex. This is my first mag loop antenna. This antenna is priced reasonably and has performed well even when used inside my home.I tune the antenna with my MFJ 259 meter for low SWR and it is good to go. I have made contacts on 20 meters with return reports a little lower than received reports. Tuning is touchy and requires patience. Antenna is easy, light weight, portable and mounted on my camera tripod, cost efficient. I am pleased to have purchased the 8020 CA and will get years of use out of this antenna.
 
K7LZR Rating: 5/5 May 14, 2016 20:17 Send this review to a friend
Small, very easy to use  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
Works very well for portable ops such as SOTA, hiking, etc. and is very light & easy to pack nearly anywhere. Works very well with my Yaesu FT-817nd and makes for a very nice and effective portable system.
 


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