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Who would ever think a 10 Meter upright V would work in a bad rhe cycle scenario on higher frequencies than 40 M. I will try the configuration in the book and let you know how it goes via Facebook.

I was expecting those same photographs to be in color in the book, as well as plot lines on the te. Can you print a free copy of the pdf file available at buddipole.

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My review contains both listing some pros and cons of the book itself, as well as some suggestions on using the antenna itself. All this has happened on the roof of my apartment building. Trust me when I say that an antenna analyzer is a must! Raising and lower it on a mast would also give you different readings.

If you are anything like me then being spoilt for choice can lead to confusion and a certain amount of procrastination! The vertical antenna works exceptionally well, particularly when utilised near saltwater and I can certainly testify to this from experience in the field.

This further eliminates losses and reduces having to physically shorten the antenna.

I find that it takes too much buddiople and still does not tune. The resources that I found the most beneficial when I was getting to grips with my Buddipole are as follows and I am certain that you will get more enjoyment and fulfilment from your Buddipole after checking them out.


budddipole Are you a MeWe user? My Subscriptions Subscriptions Help. I receive my first mini buddipole today april 22, and i do have swr Analyzer mjfB i found this site hope to learn more this buddipole on this site!

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So I just bought a new one this week and with the standard whips and the short 9 foot pole on the tripod i got it running on 20 meters in less than 10 minutes just by following the table for the coil clips and whip lengths that came with it.

Jose B Rivera says: The vertical antenna works exceptionally well, particularly when utilised near saltwater and I can certainly testify to this from experience in the field. A tremendous amount of time and effort went into writing this book. I’m almost 60, and I do have to closely read the fine print of the charts.

The book has too much antenna theory. Huddipole a book that long is a clue that this antenna is a chore to tune. New to Ham Radio?

The analyzer gives you visual feedback budripole as to whether you are on the right track when you set up your Buddipole and is a must in my experience. Your email address will not be published. Compromise is what I had to accept and the Buddipole fills that bill perfectly. Nice video and nice setup.

Other than these comments, I like the book and feel that it would be a valuable addition to your nuddipole. As with the antenna–experiment and see what works! This will save me hassle in the field when I set up. This page book tells you everything you need to know about getting the most from your Buddipole and it shows you how to configure the antenna for buddilole HF bands. The only thing I regret ih not being able to tune 80 meters with my set-up and it sounds like 80 meter, even with the low band coil is going to be very hard.


It is understandable by both new and experienced hams. I want to start out learning how to use it as the Buddistick version, but obviously I will want to learn how to use it as a dipole. I use a Buddipole a lot but mainly build my own bases for Buddipole parts from Ham Universe and the Ham sites.

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Keep up the reports and videos, i love it 73 s. Thanks for the enquiry. Thanks for sharing this information on the use of the Buddipole antenna.

An additional method that could be mentioned is the use of something like an aluminum tube chain link fence top rail as a mounting method. I am usually up and running fielld a few minutes with the aid of my analyzer and I could not do without it in the field. I have found the Buddipole an immense disappointment! It is relatively easy to read, however the plots are also pretty small as is the information with them.

Obviously, the dipole formation seems to do better on lower bands with additional components. I had a Buddipole a while ago and foolishly sold it.