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Reviews Categories | Antennas: VHF/UHF+ Omnidirectional: verticals, mobile, etc | Hustler G7-220 (220MHz Verticle) Help


Reviews Summary for Hustler G7-220 (220MHz Verticle)
Hustler G7-220 (220MHz Verticle) Reviews: 5 Average rating: 4.8/5 MSRP: $150.00
Description: 10Foot Verticle. 222-225Mhz coverage. 600watts. 7DB gain.
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KC4GMY Rating: 5/5 May 16, 2006 15:01 Send this review to a friend
High gain and lasts for over 10 years.  Time owned: more than 12 months
These antennas are big and bulky but they radiate well and hold up to weather for years.
 
WB5ITT Rating: 5/5 May 24, 2004 00:41 Send this review to a friend
Best 220 rptr/base antenna  Time owned: more than 12 months
Have used the G7-220 (and G7-144) since the early 1980s...excellent construction and GAIN! It WORKS! (Out does DB224 on 2 or 220 at same location...have done this many times)...BUT it does NOT like lightning...so if you mount on top of tower, make sure you have a lightning rod taller than it or watch the phasing coils splinter like bamboo on a direct hit (the rptr stayed on the air though thanks to the direct DC grounding of the antenna! The top element was found to have a deep burn of 2 inches long in it!!! Now that impressed US!)
If you want the best rptr antenna for your money, you cannot go wrong with the G7...just make sure you WEATHERPROOF it right....otherwise, you can kiss it good bye...the Type N on the bottom I did not like..it was not strong enough in my professional opinion...had to use small jumper to main line...Also change the hardware to stainless....the screws will rust unless Hustler has changed them!
224.5 Beaumont, 224.88 Daisetta and 224.8 Conroe/Houston, TX has used the G7-220....and never looked back :)
 
KC4GMY Rating: 5/5 Mar 16, 2004 12:14 Send this review to a friend
The best vertical for 222 MHz  Time owned: more than 12 months
Has worked great for a year now - good performance and a low SWR.
 
KC4FWC Rating: 4/5 Jan 2, 2002 23:17 Send this review to a friend
Good performer  Time owned: more than 12 months
Great VSWR and gain. Definitely the triple 5/8 wave design is a winner. I like the type-N connector as well. The only problem with most any hustler is the ground radials breaking off when side mounted on a very big tower. Ice can break them right off distorting the pattern greatly! I have used 3/8 inch solid stainless for some that I intend to have up for many years. Hustler makes great mono-band antennas but beware of the G6-270, I have had three where the feed has blown up. This was several years ago but maybe they have fixed this defect. G7-220, I recommend highly.
 
KC2GOW Rating: 5/5 Aug 31, 2001 16:11 Send this review to a friend
Excellent  Time owned: more than 12 months
It is a great antenna. It lasts a long time. I have had my G7-220 for more than 2 years and is still in use.
 


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