Topband: Opinions on BevFlex-4

KD0Q kd0q at
Mon Sep 5 09:17:39 EDT 2016


I have an older BevPro-1 with a 580 ft element.  The feed point is near one
end and the element is installed 10 ft off the ground using electric fence
insulators on available trees.  The improvement in S/N ratio, directivity
and gain appear to be what is expected with that element length.  It has
been quite useful on 160m-30m.

Hope that helps.

73, Glenn - KD0Q

On Mon, Sep 5, 2016 at 4:50 AM, Gabriel - EA6VQ <ea6vq_ml at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Anyone using the BevFlex-4 antenna (or the former version, the BevPro.1)
> could share his impressions?
> I am thinking of setting up one (possibly two in the future) for testing RX
> on 160m (and possibly 80, 60 and 40m too) in the Beverage configuration.
> Having the house in the middle of my property this antenna would make me
> easier the installation compared to a standard Beverage as the feed point
> does not need to be at the end of the antenna.
> 73. Gabriel - EA6VQ
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