My Holiday Ham Radio Antenna. NOTE: I used a Classic Stay-Up kit as an experiment. These are not normally supplied but I was away for 2-weeks and was running some tests with a number of different clamps. TWO are normally supplied with the DX Commander Expedition Kit as at June 2022. Price for the Expedition antenna is currently £209 and gives me 40, 20, 17, 15, 10 and 6m (No ATU). Tom M0RMY put his up (and down!) every day when he walked around Isle of Arran with this and the IC-705, solar power and a battery. He says he got the erection and tear-down to around 7-minutes.
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