A really popular antenna design being off centre fed. Having this feedpoint a third way along the antenna gives an impedance of 200 ohms, therefore a 4:1 balun is added at the feedpoint to alter the impedance to 50 ohms for modern transceivers. Antenna can be mounted horizontally, V or inverted V and even bent to fit
- Frequency: 80-10m inc WARC bands (with ATU)
- Balun: 4:1
- Length: 40m (total length)
- Socket: SO239
- Power: 400W
- Bar Code/EAN:
- Top Quality HF Arial
- I live in a town where noise is S9 permanently ,I also have trouble with neighbours not liking aerials around the garden. I purchased the Moonraker 80-10 OSHF and installed it in my loft space. Ran 20 meters of RG213 down to my icom 7300 and MFJ 993B. Powered on and BINGO. It tunes up on 80-40-20 with almost no work from the ATU. For the first time in 4 years, I can now work HF. I regularly chat with an Morocco station on 17MHz with a 5-9 +10 report. I can now work DX as well. This Moonraker dipole is very well made (I use all moonraker aerials) with high quality radial wire. A must have, if you want to work all HF bands with low noise and a good SWR.
- In the space of one year I have worked 104 countries including the Falklands, Australia (short and long path), Chile and Japan, All on 50 watts using this antenna at a height of 10 meters. The best £60 you will ever spend.
- First class product
I have erected this antenna at a height of only 5 m to be used as a temporary installation,
The performance is so good that it is now my main antenna and I would recommend it to anyone who wants a simple multiband antenna.
Good quality and value and loads up really well with a low SWR using an ATU.
- An amazing antenna that performs well above its price.
Having returned to amateur radio after a considerable abcence I have had to start from scratch with my HF antennas. I had been reading some online articles on off center dipoles and the windom design in general and decided that this moonraker windom look like good value.
Boy was I right!
The entire system looks and feels very well constructed and is supplied fully configured.
One thing claimed for this antenna is that it will tolerate being bent should a full straight run not be possible and that has proved to be the case for me, the final 15/20 feet of my installation being taken at right angles along the ridgeline of a garage.
The system tunes very quickly using the internal tuner only on my ic-7600 and there are now so many signals that its hard to find a free channel to call CQ!
The most striking aspect of this sytem is its very low noise level compared to other antennas. Signals really pop out of the background and many stations that would hardly be above the noise on other wire systems are now perfectly readable.
If you don't have room for the full 80-10 windom I'm sure the shorter 40-10 would be just as good so like me take a chance and try one of these you won't be sorry.
Andy R aka G1UUP