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Categories | Feedlines (coax, ladder-line, etc.) | Andrew Heliax Help

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WB5ITT  Rating: 5/5 Feb 25, 2013 22:27  Send this review to a friend!
The standard in coaxial feedline  Time owned: more than 12 months
In my 40 years as a ham and 30+ years as a commercial two way tech and broadcast engineer, I have found nothing better than real Andrews Heliax. Though a bit expensive new (especially with copper prices at an all time high), it's worth it for best performance. You can find user Heliax for low prices and easily tell if it will be good or not (no kinks and no nicks or bullet holes usually means it is good to go). Older 1/2in foam Heliax required the center pin to be soldered whereas the newer connectors are captive...which I do not feel comfortable with but they do work if installed right. 7/8 and larger sizes requires hand tools (hacksaw, a sharp knife, flat blade screwdriver and file will usually do but if you have some shears, they can help) Also use Superflex for places that require sharp bends or some movement from time to time (say from main run to antenna or gear). If anyone is interested in some good used line, contact me for more details at my email address. 
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