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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF Verticals and Wire | SOLARCON ANTRON 305 Help


Reviews Summary for SOLARCON ANTRON 305
Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $99.00
Description: 10 METER VERTICAL
Product is in production.
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AA3NG Rating: 5/5 Feb 14, 2001 21:27 Send this review to a friend
works for me !  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
hello! I am writing my short review and follow up
of my earlier article. I bought my 305 the same
day my cousin n3xol did. I mainly bought it for 10 meter work and boy oh boy! antenna is very easy
to assemble and the parts are few. instructions
are clear and construction is solid. 3 fiberglass
sections go together along with 3 short ( 5 inch )
radials in the center. feedline attaches to the bottom. I put mine on a 30 ft mast. the antenna
is a little over 18 ft tall and handles the wind well. rated @ 2500 watts pep. using a ts 570 dg,
the swr without the tuner was 1.2 from 28.000 -
28.325 mhz. from 28.325 - 28.800 it was only 1.5!
28.800 - 29.600 it was no higher than 2:1
naturally, it was 1:1 across 10 with the tuner.
It also tuned 12,15,17 and some of 20.
my signal reports into europe, south america, africa etc have been great. many 10-20 / 5-9.
stateside great too. can basically talk to everyone I hear when the band is open.
swr is easy to tune with the tuning sleeve.
noise floor very quiet with mine. also with the
rain, swr only goes up a couple of points.
I don't have room for big antennas so this ones
a keeper. as a casual hf operator, I'm very
satisfied! also using rg 8 x coax. good deal
for under $100.00


73, de gary
AA3ng
 
AA3NG Rating: 5/5 Feb 1, 2001 21:44 Send this review to a friend
GREAT ANTENNA FOR THE MONEY  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
MY COUSIN AND I BOTH PURCHASED THE NEW ANTRON 305
THE OTHER DAY AND HE HAS HAD GREAT SUCCESS!
VERY EASY TO TUNE, HANDLES 2500 WATTS PEP,
VERY GOOD NOISE REDUCTION. HE USES A 450 SAT
ANTENNA UP @ 25 FT. MANY OVERSEAS CONTACTS MADE
WITHOUT EFFORT. ONLY 18 FT. TALL. GOOD, RUGGED
FIBERGLASS CONSTRUCTION. PUT UP IN 1/2 HR - 45 MIN. ALSO TUNED 12,15,17,20 METERS, NO PROBLEM!
PUTTING MINE UP TOMMORROW, WILL WRITE MORE!
VERY SATISFIED THOUGH!

73, DE GARY AA3NG
 


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