Hustler Hardware Kits What can you do with Hustler Antennas Hardware Kits? I have also had a Butternut HF9VX up here - it performed very nicely, but is MORE than twice the price of the 6BTV, and is a shabby design - bits of insulated wire running down the side of the antenna, and you have to build a flimsy coil at the base. It also has the advantage of allowing the Ham to electrically switch the antenna's position randomly, and in effect, scan for signals. Caribbean Emergency Weather Net Activates; FEMA Announces Interoperability Nets September 18, It is lightweight and easy to mount for portable or permanent installations. Extra heavy duty aluminum mounting bracket with low loss, high strength insulators.
AGAIN, move it in small increments. Only minor editing changes were made for clarity of measurements Metric conversion to feet and inches and wording Placing two of them horizontally opposed to make a rotatable dipole does not create the conventional dipole pattern of a figure-eight favoring the broadsides. Although a little engineering work is required, it is well within the abilities of the home workshop and all you newly licensed amateurs or 6 Meter buffs! The four ground plane elements are Constructed from
Use a tubing cutter so as to make nice smooth even cuts. This antenna maintains good omni-directional horizontal polarization. If a Yagi just wont fit your budget or yard, or you can only do mobile, then have a look at our 6M HO loop Horizontal omni. Next I'll want to find out what sort of a Six Meter station the person might already have.
I have tracked and confirmed this sort of activity in the past by correlating it to weather warnings given to airline pilots. If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager. My Subscriptions Subscriptions Help. The antenna went together easily and there were no missing parts. I also have up a Cushcraft 8 band vertical - the 6BTV beats it by anything up to 3 s points. This would actually be quite easy to do, and as soon as I can justify building the system myself, or finding someone who finds this idea as attractive as I do, we might collaborate together. The best meteor skip I have successfully worked is during the Geminids and Ursids showers in December.