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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


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Price:  £34.99

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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.
 

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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

Typical Antenna Radiation

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