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Reviews Categories | Antennas: HF Directional: Yagi, quad, rotary dipole, LPD, etc | NorCalmfg Octobeam Help


Reviews Summary for NorCalmfg Octobeam
NorCalmfg Octobeam Reviews: 1 Average rating: 0.0/5 MSRP: $789
Description: 5 bands, 3 elements / band wire beam.
Product is in production.
More info: http://norcalmfg.com/products
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EA5BZ Rating: 0/5 Feb 22, 2011 12:56 Send this review to a friend
PLEASE, DON'T BUY IT  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
Hello friends:

I am Ruben EA5BZ.
Our DX group bought 4 Octobeams 2 months ago.
After a lot of import procedures and import taxes we received the 4
octobeams.
Material is very good quality, but after assembly and testing result is
really horrible. Interaction between elements is very high and the
antenna is ONLY usable in very high zone of 20 meters (with min 1.5 SWR)
and 17 meters (with 1.6 SWR). All other bands show very high swr.

We claim refund for the money and he didn't accept.He also removed the
refund policy from his web site.
Before he removed the text from his website i made a capture.
If somebody wants read it i can send by email.
Now we have 4 NON-Working antennas and Bill (Norcal owner) doesn't
refund us the money and doesn't know how to solve the problem.
Please, be very careful with Norcal.

This is a NON-Finished antenna.

We would be very grateful if anybody in the USA could help us with the
claim to Norcal.

My email is: runahue (at) gmail.com
 


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