SteppIR UrbanBeam and SDA 2000 full review (HF antenna)

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  1. VA2PV

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    This is a full review of the SteppIR UrbanBeam (multiband HF antenna) with the SDA 2000 controller (OptimizIR). It’s part 3 of a video series. See part 1 for the unboxing and part checklists and part 2 for the full assembly.

    Hope you enjoy. 73 Pascal VA2PV

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  2. K2CB

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    First class videos, Pascal!

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  3. VA2PV

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    Thank you Eric, 73 Pascal VA2PV.
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  4. W3FLH

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    Excellent video series, Pascal. I'm readying a rooftop install, and had settled on the Tennadyne T6 LPDA for my first directional antenna. Then, I stumbled across the UrbanBeam, and began to give it some serious consideration. Finding your videos, coupled with a conversation with another ham from my club who has a SteppIR DB-18, made up my mind: there will be an UrbanBeam on my roof in the near future!

    Thanks again for posting this informative series, and for sharing your experiences with the rest of us.

    de Tony W3FLH
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  5. VE3TMT

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    Nice video Pascal,

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  6. WA2LXB

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    Thought provoking...nice work:cool:
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  7. VA2PV

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    Hi Tony,

    Thanks for watching and for your good comments. This antenna is very impressive and I really like it. 73 Pascal VA2PV
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  8. N3AWS

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    Fantastic review!


    Jim N3AWS
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  9. AE2B

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    I have the T-11 you would have loved the T-6 trust me/ my friend runs the t-6 he loves it. moving parts wires motors fiberglass and what not in the north = maintance good luck

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  10. KM4CQG

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    Finally somebody did a review !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Pascal thanks was waiting for this for the past year.
    Especially the new controller!

    Last edited: Nov 14, 2018
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