The Alpha DX Sr Antenna 10-80 Meter at 500W is truly a great portable or base antenna!
The Alpha DX Sr Antenna 10-80 Meter is truly a great portable or base capacity hat antenna that does not need a tuner or additional Counterpoise (the included tripod is the other half of this antenna)! Comes with included Field Bag, Heavy Duty Steel Tripod, & Mast.
The Alpha DX Sr Antenna provides the most gain from a High-Q antenna system with
both vertical and horizontal polarization, which means you get simultaneous and continuous DX & NVIS performance in all directions. SWR results from 1:1 to 1.9:1 are
easily achievable on 10-80 Meters by simply moving the collared ring from one position to
another up or down the a tuning bastion of the Alpha DX High-Q Coil. The Alpha DX Sr Antenna includes:
1 High-Q Tuning Bastion
1 Customized Wolf River Coil
1 Heavy Duty MilWhip Vertical Element
3 Heavy Duty MilWhip Horizontal Elements
1 Heavy duty 6 1/2 foot steel Tripod and Mast that serves as the counterpoise system
1 Top of Mast Mount
1 Field Bag
Also included is the high quality 40x8x6 inch padded case with built in padded front pocket to easily carry and store your antenna, small rig, battery, or coax. Built from rugged 600 denier cordura padded nylon utilizing industrial strength nylon thread and double-stitching at all stress points.
Prior versions of the DX tuned 6-60 Meters. The new version provides coverage of 10-80 Meters. There is no upgrade path.
Radio Society of Great Britain review of Alpha DX Antenna
RadCom February 2013 Magazine review of Alpha DX Antenna