[AMRadio] MFJ


crawfish crawfish at surfmore.net
Thu Dec 7 19:48:46 EST 2006


Rick, I would put up two  Hamstick or Iron Horse helical mobile antenna with
the dipole adapter before I would buy MFJ.
                                    Joe W4AAB
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rick Brashear" <rickbras at airmail.net>
To: <AMRadio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 07, 2006 2:43 PM
Subject: [AMRadio] MFJ


> Before you explode over the "Subject", please, read on...  I am in an
> antenna dilemma at this time.  I have to wait a few months before I can
> install the HyTower and folded dipole I have.  In the mean time I am
> stuck with an expensive Butternut 160/80/40 "Dummy Load" as my buddy
> calls it.  So, I am looking into the new MFJ 80 meter rotatable dipole
> to put on the Hazer and run up the tower.  Has anyone had any experience
> with it or know of anyone who has?  I know Bob, PE, had or has a
> rotatable dipole up he really likes.  I would welcome any constructive
> comments you might have.  It is supposedly rated at 1500 watts PEP on
> SSB/CW, however, there are no specs stated for AM operation, of course.
> Do you think the 375 watt carrier would fry it or do you think it would
> hold up?
>
> Thanks,
> Rick/K5IZ
>
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