On Wed, Sep 05, 2001 at 09:00:20AM -0600, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> For some unknown reason, the MFJ-1792 is not highly
> advertised and promoted. The HF2V has been around
> for a long time and has been heavily advertised / promoted.
> It was an early entry in the Low Band antenna game and
> has performed reasonably well for a lot of people. There
> have been a few reports from very satisfied users of the
> MFJ-1792 here on TowerTalk. K4SQR reports that some
> buyers of his 80M 4 Square box are using the MFJ 1792.
Just don't take too seriously the blurb on the MFJ web site where it
says "3 feet of ruthless radiating power".
> I just purchased an MFJ-1793, modified to include 30M,
> and plan on installing it in a clear field where the nearest
> metal object, a 12X24 storage building is ~150 ft (1/2 WL)
> away and the nearest towers are ~300 ft (1WL) away.
> I will compare it with my Elevated GP and tree supported
> wire vertical and report back to TowerTalk at a later date.
Does MFJ supply the additional parts needed to lengthen the 20 meter
stub for use on 30 meters? I suspect that if they came out with a new
model which featured this, it might be popular, since many hams have
yagis/quads for 14 MHz and up and are looking to cover the lower
> Note that the MFJ 1792 is NOTHING like the NO RADIAL
> MultiBand antennas they also sell.
I suspect that in many peoples minds it is tarred with the same brush.
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