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Categories | Antennas: HF Portable (not mobile) | Wellbrook ALA1530S+ Help

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AKREIDER  Rating: 5/5 Feb 24, 2013 23:49  Send this review to a friend!
Rejects Noise  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
I recently moved and hooked up my Drake R8 to a random wire in the backyard. I was overwhelmed with power line noise, other RFI, and considered giving up on radio. Instead I read the reviews and got this antenna. My impression is that a Pixel Pro loop would perform similarly.

I installed the Wellbrook on a ten foot pole in my backyard with a rotor. Currently it is ten feet from the noisy power lines, but it does a good job of rejecting the noise (10-25 db). The rotor lets me null out noise (or local AM stations) by 10-40 db. A 25 db null is typical for local AM stations.

For my purposes, noise rejection is more important than signal. This antenna gets more than enough signal on any frequency that I use (0-30 mhz) and rejects noise. I use the passive interface causes a local AM station to overload my QS1R.

It was easy to install and is lightweight. 
Product is in production.
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