Thursday, February 21, 2019

Hy-Gain AV-680 9 band HF vertical build and review. Post 1781.


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In this video, Eric (KG4YZI) takes step-by-step from the unpacking of the Hy-Gain AV 680 9 band HF vertical through the construction, testing, and use of this popular vertical antenna.  Eric says the antenna can run the legal power limit for all amateur/ham radio bands from 80 through 6 meters.  The antenna comes with a preassembled counterpoise system, "so you don't have to install hundreds of feet of measured wire in the ground."  Eric adds that the antenna performs well and would be the antenna of choice for those with limited space.  Just make sure the counterpoise system is well marked so people and animals don't trip over the wires.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM).