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Reviews Categories | Antennas: VHF/UHF+ Omnidirectional: verticals, mobile, etc | SAL Electronics SE-6H 6 Meter Halo Antenna Help

Reviews Summary for SAL Electronics SE-6H 6 Meter Halo Antenna
SAL Electronics SE-6H 6 Meter Halo Antenna Reviews: 1 Average rating: 5.0/5 MSRP: $120
Description: The SE-6H 6-Meter Halo covers 50 to 52 MHz at 1.5:1 or less VSWR.
Heavy Duty construction that allows 120 MPH wind survival with
1/2" radial ice. The SE-6H is designed to be mounted horizontally
for CW/SSB operation, and is equipped with a direct DC ground for
effective static dissipation. Built for fixed station use, the SE-
6H can also be used for portable or rover operation. Mast mount
is designed to accept sizes between 1" to 2" OD. May be stacked
with a phasing harness for higher gain (+3 dB) fixed station
applications. Equipped with a SO-239 (UHF Female), or an optional
Type-N connector.
Product is in production.
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K9RE Rating: 5/5 Nov 12, 2017 05:49 Send this review to a friend
Solidly Built 6M Halo  Time owned: 3 to 6 months
The SAL SE-6H is a well-made 6M halo antenna that provides omnidirectional coverage. I find it useful for net operation or working Es. It comes with a well-written manual, but assembly takes time because there are a lot of pieces. All of the materials are of very high quality.

The antenna is designed for horizontal polarization. It does not come with a balun but you can order one from the manufacturer. The balun is designed to isolate the coax but not the driven element. As supplied, the entire antenna is at DC ground to eliminate static buildup and is not isolated from the mast. If you prefer to have the antenna isolated from the mast, you can make a simple modification to achieve this.

Construction quality is excellent. Be careful not to over tighten the hose clamps. If you break one you can get a replacement at your local hardware store.

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