[TowerTalk] Vertical comparison question
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Fri Apr 5 23:47:56 EDT 2013
On 4/5/2013 9:56 PM, John G. wrote:
> How do the "radialless" verticals, like the R5, R7000, MA5V, Gap ones, compare in performance to the standard 1/4 wave verticals that are roof mounted with radials? Does one tend to outperform the other? I am looking how each performs for DXing and longer haul communications.
I used the Hy-gain AV640 at the legal limit with good luck.
Ifound the R-5 (which is the predecessor to the AV640 to be a royal
PITA which is about as straight forward as I can be.
I worked a lot of DX on the Hy-gain, but not much on the R-5.
> 73 John AF5CC
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