Tested the portable HF vertical today. I had my little helper with me. The antenna works great on 20 and 40 meters with out adjusting the whip on top. I will have to shorten the whip to get it to resonate on 10 and 6 meters. I checked in to a veteran's net on 20 and was heard on the noon time net on 40 meters. Did not check in as others were running 300 watts and more. Signals are booming and the noise floor is quiet. I get a swr of 1:1 to 1:1.7 on both 20 and 40 when selecting the correct coil tap points. I am very happy with the performance, looking forward camping and hiking with it.
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