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Reviews Categories | Antenna Switching, Phasing, Controllers | DX Engineering Reversable Beverage System Help

Reviews Summary for DX Engineering Reversable Beverage System
DX Engineering Reversable Beverage System Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $129.00
Description: The RBS-1 is a 2-wire reversible Beverage antenna system consisting of an RBS1- FP feedpoint system and RBS1-RT reflection transformer. The components are also available separately. The system allows switching direction from the operating position using a single feedline or running the feedlines for both directions back to operating position.
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W7VO Rating: 5/5 Apr 20, 2009 17:38 Send this review to a friend
Great product  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I installed this DX Engineering reverseable Beverage system this weekend, so I will be the first to review it. IT WORKS AS ADVERTISED. I have mine set up 6 feet off the ground, and use 360 feet of 16 gauge 450 ohm ladder line aimed due North (Europe) and South (South America). (Pictures at The directional features made about a 3-4 S unit difference when listening to CA stations (due South of my QTH), verses stations in BC (which are due North). Noise is about 4-6 S units lower than inverted vee on 80M, but signals are also about 1-2 S units lower (antenna has a gain of >1), so overall it works!
I listened to two stations on 80M that were right on top of each other, and both S8 on my TS-820S, and my inverted vee. With the beverage I was able to notch out one of the stations almost entirely.
I wish I had enough room for a second East/West one, but oh well!

Mike Ritz, W7VO

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