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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF: Vertical, Wire, Loop | RADIO WAVE-10-80 WINDOM Help


Reviews Summary for RADIO WAVE-10-80 WINDOM
Reviews: 2 Average rating: 2.5/5 MSRP: $80.00
Description: 10-80 WINDOM ANTENNA FED WITH AND S0-239 CONNECTOR
Product is in production.
More info: http://WWW.RADIOWAVE.COM
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N6KZB Rating: 0/5 Sep 13, 2012 11:40 Send this review to a friend
Was broke to start with.  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Took down a loaner OCF Fritzel to install the Radio Wavz windom. Dead, something wrong in balun. Returned and going a different direction.


 
N1IZE Rating: 5/5 Oct 24, 2007 08:38 Send this review to a friend
EXCELLENT COMPARISON  Time owned: 6 to 12 months
THIS LAST MONTH I DID AN ANTENNA COMPARISON WITH THE RADIOWAVE-10-80 WINDOM AND THE BARKER WILLIAMSON FOLDED DIPOLE.
MY RIG- YAESU-857D,
LDG 100 PRO ANTENNA TUNNER
BOTH ANTENNA FED WITH RG8 COAX-SAME MFG'R

BOTH ANTENNAS ARE UP ABOUT 25 FEET

I CALLED CQ ON 40 MTRS AND GOT A VE STATION BACK FROM ONTARIO, MY QTH IS SOUTHERN PART OF CT. I WAS GIVING HIM A 5/9 SIGNAL, I ASKED TO TEST MY WINDOM FROM RADIOWAVE- I GAVE HIM A 5/9+15!! ON EVERY BAND I TRIED THE OUTCOME WAS BASICALLY THE SAME.

THOUGH THE FOLDED DIPOLE IS BROAD BANDED ITS LACK OF SIGNAL PUNCH IS EVER PRESENT AND EVEN MORE SO ADDING THE OVER 200$ PRICE TAG ON IT, DOWN RIGHT CRAPPY.

I KNOW THERE WILL BE OTHERS TO DISAGREE, AND FRANKLY I DONíT CARE WHETHER, B&W SAYS THEIR ANTENNA IS BUILT RUGGED, WHAT GOOD IS THIS IF YOU DONíT HAVE A PUNCHY SIGNAL??

RADIOWAVZ IS MY ANTENNA OF CHOICE FOR BOTH SERVICE AND GREAT PRODUCT. THERE HAVE BEEN SOME COMPLAINTS THAT USING THE SOLID COPPER CLAD COATED WIRE HAS A TENDENCY TO BREAK. FOR THE DOWN RIGHT EXPENSE OF THESE LITTLE GEMS. IF THE ANTENNA BREAKS THEY ARE CHEAP ENOUGH TO BUY ANOTHER..

IF ANYONE WANTS TO CONTACT ME FOR ANYMORE INFORMATION CONCERNING MY FONDNESS TOWARDS RADIOWAVZ PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT ME-actman81@yahoo.com
 


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