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Categories | Antennas: HF: Vertical, Wire, Loop | Challenger DX by GAP Help

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KD6QCT  Rating: 4/5 Feb 21, 2014 14:40  Send this review to a friend!
Works good.  Time owned: more than 12 months
I have had it come down about four times due to wind gusts. Have rebuilt all times and repaired or replaced damaged parts. Failures were due to fatigue at joints from high wind gusts causing antenna to oscillate back and forth. To correct this problem guy, guy, guy. Instructions in assembly manual only specify one location for guys.
This is a must for safe antenna installation of this antenna at this location. Guy in three locations with 4 guys at each location. No problem since doing that. Performance is good except on vhf. Have not tried any tuning as yet. Have had antenna about 4 years. Wind gusts as high as 82mph recorded at this location. Last damage to antenna which broke wind gauge 72mph. Have friend that has a Gap Titan and it is still down from wind damage. Both antenna performed about the same. We both lost them in 2012 That was the last time for me since rebuild. I would recommend this antenna. Ron 
Product is in production.
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