Re: I finally tested the output of my 40m QCX

 

My vertical is one of MFJ's collapsible vertical whips - https://www.mfjenterprises.com/Product.php?productid=MFJ-1963

I attached it to a piece of aluminum angle iron then attached that to a 4" PVC collar (could've use a smaller collar). I then made the ground radials using color coded Powerpole connectors, that were necessary for various bands (I have a document somewhere that has the color code and band but so far I haven't found it)

The collapsed antenna looks like this: 

I also have a few other options (Buddipole, Pacific Antennna(s) (built from a kit) for various bands

 


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73
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Mike

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