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Thunderpole Silver Rod | 5/8 Wave
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Thunderpole Silver Rod | 5/8 Wave

Ref:  09053
Type:  5/8 λ

  (3 Reviews)
Price:  £47.99




Thunderpole 5/8 Wave | CB 26-30 MHz AM/FM/SSB Homebase Antenna

The 'Thunderpole 5/8 wave Silver Rod' is a classic CB base antenna design.

The 5/8 wavelength antenna has both the lowest angle of radiation and the highest gain, which gives superior performance over long distances.

Thunderpole 5/8 Wave Review



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Silver rod 5/8 Wave
Thursday, 5 May 2022  | 

This is my second 5/8 wave antenna and I couldn't be more impressed with it, the only reason I needed a new one was due to me not checking the anchor fixtures during the high winds earlier this year,all in all its light weight but strong and due to the swr markings already indicated on the rod hardly any adjustments needed, 5 stars from me.

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Thunderpole 5/8 silver rod
Wednesday, 13 October 2021  | 

A must for home base setups

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1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Ideal for ham band conversion.
Wednesday, 31 March 2021  | 

This was purchased for modification to 20 - 10 metres with matching achieved with a remote auto tuner. The coil was removed and a direct connection made from the SO-239 socket to the rods. I liked that bolts were used for the coil cover and upper support. 4 stars due to the use of cold rivets for fixing the SO-239 socket. I replaced these with nut/bolts Also used extra self tap screws to secure the tube sections as some flexing noted using just the screw clamps. Finally, I know these are called silver rods but to make the aerial low profile I wrapped the whole aerial in black pvc tape so it was less visible in sunlight.

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Main Features

  • Type: 5/8 λ
  • Power Handling: 1000 Watts
  • Length: 5.65m / 18'5"
  • Gain: 4.2 dBI
  • Impedance: 50 Ohms
  • Frequency: 26-30MHz
  • SWR: 1:1.3
  • Mounting: Pole Bracket
  • Made in Great Britain

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