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7:34:20 am
Maxcon OCF Dipole - Choke??

An OFC dipole is inherently unbalanced and should have an effective choke in the feed line near the antenna. Otherwise the coax becomes a radiating pa
10:41:29 pm
Comet GP-3 GMRS

I don't have a GP3 but have measured GP6s and GP9s and they will not cover GMRS with a useable match. You would be trying to use the antenna a good 17
9:29:05 pm
Any SWR Meter Recommendations?

If you can find a good used Fluke 8060A it was their best hand held DVM at one time. Its 4 1/2 digits and very accurate. Even 20yrs out of cal its pro
8:38:39 pm
1/4 vs 1/2 wave groundplane

An ideal 1/2 wave dipole will have 2.14dB gain over a theoretical isotropic radiator but not a 1/4 wave ground plane. The difference between a 1/4 wav
11:22:32 am
1/4 vs 1/2 wave groundplane

Its hard to estimate increased range due to your local terrain. But what you expect is slightly better performance that you can hear. If you are very

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