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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF Verticals and Wire | ICOM AH-710 - HF Folded Dipole Antenna Help


Reviews Summary for ICOM AH-710 - HF Folded Dipole Antenna
ICOM AH-710 - HF Folded Dipole Antenna Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $259,95
Description: The ICOM AH-710 is a complete preassembled multi-band, folded dipole. With 80.3 feet (24 m) long covers 1.9 to 30 MHz.
It is designed to work with any of the Icom Amateur HF transceivers including Marine transceivers.
The AH-710 can be installed as a Flat Top or an Inverted V configuration.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.icom.co.jp/world/
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M3GNM Rating: 5/5 Apr 24, 2012 05:21 Send this review to a friend
Great antenna!  Time owned: more than 12 months
I've owned one of these for about 2 years and I can honestly say that it's been great. The antenna itself is very well made however you're going to need VERY strong mounting points either end as it's quite heavy. I've worked every band no problem at all both QRP and at full wack (100 watts) via a club callsign when I was using it on a field day. Got some great reports but like everything else, you have to remember that this antenna is a compromise i.e. it's ok at doing all the bands but its not brilliant, however if you're not worried about dropping 1 "S" point, this is the antenna for you. Ideal for built up areas as I have mine in an inverted V and haven't noticed any decernable difference in operational effectiveness. My rig(s) are FT2000D, Icom 706Mk2 D and a very old FRG7700 for listening around the bands. Overall a very good antenna, but expensive for what it is, however if you want a no nonsense easy to install and use antenna, its a no brainer
 


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