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Identify this HF mobile antenna.
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Author:  GW0VCK [ Thu Feb 14, 2019 4:56 pm ]
Post subject:  Identify this HF mobile antenna.

Can some antenna guru possibly tell me the name of this antenna, And possibly the maker/distributor ?

It stands around 7ft tall so i am assuming its erected when stationary :D There are another two pieces which can be swapped for the desired band so it has seven pieces altogether.

I am not a mobile antenna person so i have no idea, I may actually try and make a mount to use it at home though, Or just move it on.


Ps: If posted in wrong section then i apologize. :bye:

PPs: I am currently decorating my daughters bedroom :P

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Author:  M0ANK [ Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:39 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Identify this HF mobile antenna.

it looks like a home brew job to me done by someone with access to engineering materials. The radials seem to be just monoband HF whips bought for about 15 quid each and a coil for the base loading bought from a coil or trap supplier or at a rally.

Author:  Sangoma [ Sat Mar 16, 2019 4:07 am ]
Post subject:  Re: Identify this HF mobile antenna.

Looks like there is some writing on the coil.

The radial mounting looks like a commercial one

Author:  GW0VCK [ Sat Apr 06, 2019 5:22 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Identify this HF mobile antenna.

The writing [Stickers] on the coils are to indicate what band they are for, It certainly doesn't look homebrew to me.

I will have to put it together outside and take some better photos of it.

Thanks for the replies.


Author:  GW0VCK [ Tue May 14, 2019 6:38 pm ]
Post subject:  Re: Identify this HF mobile antenna.

Found this post on Eham with a very similar antenna, His was called an Valor AB5T.

https://www.eham.net/ehamforum/smf/inde ... c=105165.0

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