But even here, the difference in bandwidth vs. The bonus on this antenna was the use of a 17 meter standard Hustler resonator and the 36 inch whip on top of the two Hustler masts joined end to end. Please specify Email Address. See my page on how to bury radials for a vertical. When parked, you can clamp on a simple counterpoise to lay on the ground to enhance radiation further.
Hustler's inch whip antenna is made from the finest ph tapered stainless steel which resists bending and kinking. Field testing so far indicates it works very well. A few feet of wire, some wood or plastic dowel, a couple wire ties, a couple of hose clamps. This made a total of 28 radials. A second wrench for the base bolts finishes the tool set. A ham stick with a tuner works MUCH better.
Dealer Price Web Site. When I bought my home 16 years ago, I had no plans for amateur radio. They do quite well just being pulled out straight and laid on the ground. Solid one inch fiberglass trap forms for optimum electrical and mechanical stability. Al said he had tracked down the original repeater Hustler I was interested in something a bit more compact that was optimized for the higher bands.