DIAMOND VX-30 Antenna Review 


Peter Waters G3OJV, explains why the Diamond VX-30 could be the ideal antenna for those new to ham radio who would like to operate on the VHF bands.

The Diamond VX-30 is a 2m/70cm base station antenna with a frequency range of 144/430MHz. 


  • Length:1.3m
  • Weight:0.7kg
  • Gain:2.15dBi(144MHz),5.5dBi(430MHz)
  • Max.power rating:150W FM(Total)
  • Impedance:50ohms
  • VSWR:Less than 1.5:1
  • Rated wind velocity:60m/sec.
  • Mast diameter accepted:30mm to 62mm
  • Connector:SO-239 socket
  • Type:1/2wave (144MHz),2×5/8 wave radialless(430MHz),FRP outershell
  • £49.95



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