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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF Directional: Yagi, quad, rotary dipole, LPD, etc | Force 12 EF-130 Rotatable Dipole Help


Reviews Summary for Force 12 EF-130 Rotatable Dipole
Reviews: 2 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $$195
Description: An approximately 32 foot long one element aluminum dipole.
Product is in production.
More info: http://force12inc.com/
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N6WIN Rating: 5/5 Dec 10, 2010 06:57 Send this review to a friend
Working great  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
Bought this used and put it up at 55', 3 feet above a 17m 3 el yagi, for my father N6EED.

It's flat across the band and working DX. Easy installation.
 
WV1K Rating: 5/5 Mar 26, 2004 18:24 Send this review to a friend
Suprising performance  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
I guess what I used to read about a dipole out of the trees performing better was true considering this one is not even 46 feet long. It is at 45 feet high between my EF140S and XR-5.

I work whatever I want on the first try. Obviously 30m is 200w CW only. Now if there was more to work on 30 !

Using WWV on 10 MHz or a DX station as a reference, there is about a 5 db difference when the antenna is offset 45 degrees from the short path, and when you turn the ends toward the station, there is a 20 db drop in signal.

A little directivity for low windload and low price.

 


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