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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF: Yagi, Quad, Rotary dipole, LPDA | MFJ-2275 Single-band Rotatable mini-Dipole Help


Reviews Summary for MFJ-2275 Single-band Rotatable mini-Dipole
MFJ-2275  Single-band Rotatable mini-Dipole Reviews: 1 Average rating: 3.0/5 MSRP: $$49.95
Description: Rotatable, lightweight, isolated mini-dipole. Includes an MFJ-347 isolated mini-dipole mount and two HF sticks of your band choice; ie. 75m is p/n MFJ-2275 and includes two MFJ-1675T Mobile Ham-tenna(TM) whips.
Product is in production.
More info: http://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-2275
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N3ZOC Rating: 3/5 Jan 1, 2009 14:10 Send this review to a friend
Unanswered specification was in the box.  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
After several emails to MFJ asking if this antenna would tune the CW portion of 75/80m with no response from MFJ, I telephoned them for tech support and got referred to three different departments including the MFR across the street. None of them could tell me if the MFJ-2275 would tune 3500-3600 kHz.

Posted a stray on eham with no replies.
Finally added it to my Xmas list and it arrived from R&L. Opened the box, removed the instruction sheet from the plastic bag and low and behold the very first sentence states:
(QUOTE)
These HF antennas are designed to operate over the phone portion of HF bands with a typical VSWR of 2:1.
(UNQUOTE)
I can only guess that the folks at MFJ cannot read the "MFJ Instruction Manual".

Because I operate 99.99% CW on HF, I wanted this as an extra receive antenna to null out any directional interference and assist in copy of stations during my stints as NCS on traffic nets.

Now I am trying to figure a way to extend the lower section several inches with a hollow M/F 3/8-24 where the whip adapter screws into it which will lower the resonance.

A very disappointed Ham,
Frank O,
N3ZOC
 


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