Monday, June 19, 2017

Portable indoor antenna. Post #1164.


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If your amateur radio operations are confined to the inside of your apartment or home governed by deed-restrictions (CC&Rs and HOAs), you may want to consider these MFJ antennas tested by Mark Elzey.  He does a good job of explaining how the MFJ-1661 and the MFJ-1668 work and what can be expected from them inside  your home.  Of course, it would be preferable to mount these antennas outdoors, but they do a reasonably good job inside.  A compromised antenna is better than no antenna.

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Aloha es 73 de Russ (KH6JRM)