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Reviews Categories | Antennas: VHF/UHF+ Directional (Yagi, quad, etc.) | Directive Systems DS50-5 Help


Reviews Summary for Directive Systems DS50-5
Directive Systems DS50-5 Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $215
Description: 5 Element 6 meter Yagi
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.directivesystems.com/
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W0AMT Rating: 5/5 Mar 17, 2003 01:00 Send this review to a friend
Very Heavy Duty  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
I have owned this antenna for 6 months. It is very strong, built like a tank. The elements are 5/8" center tubes with 1/2" tube tips. The antenna is mounted on my tower at 40 feet. I have worked the Caribbean and Central America as well as around the country. I have experienced no detuning due to snow or rain. In January the antenna had about an inch of snow and the swr was still 1:1. Assembly is straight forward. If you live in a place like southern California or Arizona you probably don't need an antenna this heavy duty. Assembling the antenna is straight forward. This is best 5 element 6 meter beam around for permanent tower mounting.
 


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