Hello - Listed claims are all true. Antenna is a full (electrical) size
balanced vertical, with decent bandwidth for its reduced height. Operation
over a ground plane would make it even better.
Regards, Ken, K6HPX
Kathleen and Ari Avraham wrote:
> Hi All:
> I'm a new ham and need advice on choosing an antenna.
> I would like a "low profile" antenna and have seen
> and am interested in the Force 12 ZR3.
> Claim #1: ZR3 needs no radials.
> Claim #2: ZR3 was designed to work at 18" to 24"
> Claim #3: ZR3 is equal or better other multi-band
> True or false? Does anybody know how the ZR3 stacks
> up to other verticals? Would it be better to elevate
> it greater than 24"? If so, how would the rise effect
> its efficiency.
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