On 8/23/2012 8:13 PM, K7LXC@aol.com wrote:
>> I have some questions about the real performance of the tribander
> For many years the only way to compare tribanders was to look at the
> manufacturer's claims. Guess what? They're mostly WRONG. And in some cases,
> wildly optimistic.
> If you want real performance, N0AX and myself tested a bunch of
> tribanders ON THE AIR, compared their performance and published the results.
> can get a copy from www.championradio.com. It's several years old now but
> has all of the major antennas at the time.
> A major finding? The PRO series of Mosley antennas "under performed
> the competition" and in one case, had negative gain on one band. I'd stay
> away from them.
I think it was the big pro 57? that had some real problems. That was
one big tribander that showed a lot of potential, and provided a lot of
problems. OTOH I've head some people who say they had good results with
them. Good performance that was real of imagined? I don't know. One
about 4 miles from me displayed the problems. I think he sold it.
> Steve K7LXC
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