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Simple Ham Radio Antennas--MFJ-1625 80-6 meter window/balcony antenna with built in tuner. Post #818.

MFJ-1625 80-6 meter window/balcony antenna with built in tuner (http://www.eham.net/reviews/detail/6876#142223). Accessed on 27 June 2016, 03:56 hrs, UTC. Author:  http://www.eham.net. Please click title link to read the full set of antenna reviews. Comment: Back in the mid-1980s, I bought an early forerunner of this antenna from MFJ for use in a rental home on Hawaii Island.  The landlord wasn't too keen on outdoor antennas (television antennas were OK), so I decided to get a simple, easily installed and easily removed antenna for my radio operations.  In those days, the antenna was sold as the MFJ-1622 Window/Balcony Antenna and came with a telescoping steel whip, a tapped coil for the 80, 40, 20, 15, and 10 meter bands, some wire for a "counterpoise" system, a C-clamp for attaching the antenna to a window sill, and a length of RG-58 to connect your HF rig to the antenna system.  While the coil matched the bands fairly well, I used the antenna along with my Dr