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Categories | Antennas: HF: Verticals; Wire; Loop | Maxcon OCF Dipole Help

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KD6SX  Rating: 5/5 Apr 16, 2018 13:47  Send this review to a friend!
Just as advertised  Time owned: 0 to 3 months
I recently purchased the MAXCON OCF-3K80 antenna and am quite pleased with it. I installed it in accordance with the instructions with the top at about 38 feet, the long end sloping to about 8 feet, and the short end sloping to about 15 feet. I installed the MAXCON 1:1 choke balun at the feedpoint and use 100 feet of good quality RG-8 coaxial cable. I have it attached near the top of my tower using a 4 foot stand-off arm and the cable leaves the feedpoint at a right angle. The antenna tunes up just as advertised. Here are my SWR measurements:

3.5 mhz: 1.6:1
7.1 mhz: 1.4:1
14.2 mhz: 1.1:1
18.1 mhz: 1.8:1
24.9 mhz: 1.2:1
28.5 mhz: 1.1:1
50.1 mhz: 1.2:1

The antenna does about what I expected on both transmit and receive. My expectations have been met and I think it is a very good antenna for multi-band operation.

73,
KD6SX 
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