I could hardly believe how well it worked! I've had several of these since the 70's however the trap design is better than it was, as the old formed taper eventually cracked under fatigue. Moving to 20 meters, it got adjusted, and I rechecked 10 and 15 meters and they had not appreciably changed, if at all. I had our club's 4BTV up in my back yard for several weeks and compared to my ft horizontal loop, it did quite well and at times did better. Close Benefits of Buying Through Us. HF Vertical Antenna Type: The replacement 4BTV has been installed ground mounted without radials.
Next I bolted the antenna to the tilt plate, and connected the existing five radials from the old Challenger install to the radial plate. As I had already pre-cut them, I installed You are using an insecure version of your web browser. Hustler 5BTV on 17 Meters. The last 6BTV I did, all bands were tuned close to the digital frequencies. You need the tilt base and an antenna tuner too.
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Below you will see six images, one for each band, 80, 40, 30, 20, 15, and 10 Meters. Tuned the antenna for operation in the Digital bands. Is this the "best" vertical antenna? One of the first items was to decide where exactly to install the multiband antenna, and have it not affect other antenna, or be affected by other antenna. This helped me select the right location for the 6BTV.
Notes on tuning a Hustler 6BTV
Description: Found the SWR shooting up after about 30 seconds key down. The performance is superb, I was using W for a while and worked around 70 countries but once using W it has helped a fair bit. I continued to see improvement in my 6-BTV up to radials. Your remark about the DXE instruction guide for the antenna is spot on. Finished "mod" showing 12 and 17 Meter add on verticals.