Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by OH8STN, Jun 13, 2020.
Nice video Julian. Hro seems to be sold out lol. I need one. Bought that wander lead mfj deal. Tunes up but thats all so far
The MP1 is a class act, quality hardware and I like the frequency guide card for coil sizing.
On the Wander Lead I got one to use as my Pickup's HF/CB antenna replacing a 4-1/2 foot fire-stick. Worked many Special Event stations while driving with it on my FT-891.
When parked at a park or other outdoor setting, I replace it with a 17-1/2' Telescopic Whip on top of a Wolf Coil on the 3/8-24 mount in the stake-bed mount.
On longer stays I put a MyAntenna's 9:1 End Fed up in a tree also.
Yeah I don't know what to say about that Wonder thing anyway, like with any vertical antenna the counterpoise makes all the difference.
Outstanding. I have a few of those Fire Sticks here now common I'm looking forward to putting those up. Thanks for sharing your setups with us.
Have you tried the hamstick dipole? Ive had good luck with that in lieu of countetpoise. Vertical 40m dipole.
I have the original mp1 dipole version I paid about $200 for that made lots of contacts qrp with my Yaesu ft817nd. I don’t understand why the new non dipole version costs more than what I paid for mine on that basis I could get back what I paid for mine plus some !!!
I have, and with good results. Even tried the Lazy L and horizontal dipole config with the MP1.
How does it compare to the super antenna. Im considering buying just the mp1c . Or is it worth buying the one with the super wip? They sell it 2 ways. I have a stake mount already so im not sure if the collapsible wip is better?
I'm not sure what you mean by a stake mount. Anyway just look at the pictures on their website, compare those two they compatible things you have already, then get what you need. Fhd super slider uses 3/8-24 female on both ends.