[TowerTalk] Poor eHam reviews of the AV 480
dickw1ksz at gmail.com
Thu Apr 10 17:58:34 EDT 2014
I think the reason you can't find it is that it's a Hy-Gain AV-680 not 480.
But then I could be wrong. Maybe it's made for the British Market.
73, Dick, W1KSZ
On Wed, Apr 9, 2014 at 5:47 PM, <john at iguanavilla.com> wrote:
> I was curious what this antenna is and google cannot seem to find it. Are
> the poor reviews quality related or regarding performance?
> John KK9A
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> Subject: [TowerTalk] Poor eHam reviews of the AV 480
> From: "David Thompson" <thompson at mindspring.com>
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> Date: Wed, 9 Apr 2014 19:19:46 -0400
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> I tried to convince Ray W5EW to replace his 6BTV vertical with a Hy-Gain
> AV-480 but the reviews on eHam were so bad he has decided not to spend the
> money. The 6BTV has 30 radials and does well in the RTTY Contests he enters
> running low power.
> How do we over ride the poor reviews from hams who probably have no idea of
> how to set up a vertical?
> 73 Dave K4JRB
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