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DX Commander Multi-band vertical

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio Antennas' started by TheRATT, Jun 4, 2019.

  1. TheRATT


    Apr 9, 2018
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    Hey all!

    I do a lot of radio topic watching on YouTube.. I bet you do too!!

    I came across this British amateur, "DX Commander" channel and he's actually pretty damn good. Anyway, not sure if you've heard of his products but this antenna has me thinking:


    He has some great videos on antenna modeling and some of it is starting to make sense to me.

    I think he's pretty damn smart.

    **I don't know the guy nor, obviously, would I profit off anything I post.
    Shadetree Mechanic likes this.

  2. Captain Kilowatt

    Captain Kilowatt Professional Amateur
    Staff Member

    Apr 6, 2005
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    It's basically a non-conductive mast holding a bunch of 1/4 wave wires as vertical radiators. Pretty easy to make without a "kit".
  3. sp5it

    sp5it Master of puppets

    Jul 9, 2009
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  4. davev8

    davev8 Gold Star/Marvin Award Member

    Apr 26, 2011
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    it is easy to make with out the kit...however they seem pretty cheap (relatively) and if you evan counted your time at 1/2 rate by the time you got all the lengths corect .....i know with folk playing with fan dipoles (which that's all the DX Commander is but vertical).... standard lengths don't count no more ...the longer wires end up shorter and the short wires end up longer..then you alter one wire and it changers anther ... ..
    TheRATT and wavrider like this.

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