HF Wire + Fittings

G5RV Multi-Band Dipole - NOTES

 

This section incluces various versions of the G5RV antenna. Its attraction is that it covers all the HF bands from 80m to 10m (but not the WARC bands). The total length is 102ft and has a balanced feed section of 32ft. This makes it shorter than a full size 80m antenna, which in itself is an attraction. The balanced feeder is then connected to any length of 50 Ohm coax cable. This in itslef is not good practice and really a 4:1 balun should be used at this junction of feeders. It must also be understood that the antenna will NOT be a peefect match on all these bands and there will be a significant VSWR, worse on some bands than others. In most cases the internal ATU of an HF transceiver will cope with it. If you have a particular problme, then try changing the length of the coax feeder.

 

The G5RV IS a compromise, but it works and the losses are not as great as you might imagine. It is also very cheap. Thousands are in use around the world which proves that for many, it is the best cost effective way of covering the popular HF bands.

 

Peter Waters G3OJV

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  1. CW-20 Carolina Windom 20, 15, 10m 34 feet long (10.36m)

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    Carolina Windom 20, 15, 10m 34 feet long (10.36m)

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  2. CW-40LP Carolina Windom 40-10m inc WARC bands 66 feet long (20.1m) 600W low profile

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    Carolina Windom 40-10m inc WARC bands 66 feet long (20.1m) 600W low profile

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  3. Diamond BB6W HF Wideband Antenna

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    Diamond BB6W HF Wideband Antenna (2-30MHz)

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  4. Diamond W-735 Compact 80 - 40m Dipole

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    Diamond W-735 Compact 80 - 40m Dipole Learn More
  5. Diamond WD-330 HF dipole 2-30MHz

    Excl. Tax: £196.62 Incl. Tax: £235.95

    T2FD type broadband HF dipole

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  6. Diamond WD-330S HF dipole 2-28.6MHz

    Excl. Tax: £138.29 Incl. Tax: £165.95

    T2FD type broadband HF dipole

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  7. Dipole Centre Insulator

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    Smart Centre Insulator Learn More

  8. Ladder Line Spacers Pack of 25pcs.

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    15 pcs Learn More

  9. MFJ-1024 ANTENNA, SWL OUTDOOR ACTIVE ANTENNA, 50 KHZ-30 MHZ

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    ANTENNA, SWL OUTDOOR ACTIVE ANTENNA, 50 KHZ-30 MHZ

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  10. MFJ-1779A 160M DIPOLE, SINGLE BAND, 265FOOT

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    160M DIPOLE, SINGLE BAND, 265FOOT

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  11. MFJ-1789

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    Rigid Dipole 40m-2m  17ft long.

    Here is a great antenna for the small garden

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  12. MFJ-1982MP End Fed Antenna for 80 - 10m 300W

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    End Fed Antenna Learn More

  13. MFJ-2289 PORT DIPOLE, BIG EARS,8-BD,7.0-55MHZ, BIG EARS,1KW

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    PORT DIPOLE, BIG EARS,8-BD,7.0-55MHZ, BIG EARS,1KW

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  14. Radioworks Short-160-Special Wire Antenna

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    160-10m 100' long Wire Antenna (was Carolina beam 160 special) Learn More
  15. SHORT-80-SPECIAL 80-10m 50' long (was Carolina beam 80 special)

    Regular Price: £174.95

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    Carolina short 80 special 80-10m 50' long

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  16. Spider Beam 404-UL 40m - 10m Dipole

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    Spider Beam 404-UL 40m - 10m Dipole Learn More

  17. Watson DBD-2040 Loaded Dipole

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    20m & 40m Loaded Dipole 23 meters long Learn More

  18. Watson DBD-4080 Loaded Dipole

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    40m & 80m Loaded Dipole Learn More

  19. Watson DPC-38 Straight Dipole

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    Straight Dipole Center Adaptor Learn More

  20. Watson G5RV-DS

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     Double Size G5RV with 300 Ohm Ladder.

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  21. Watson G5RV-FULL

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    G5RV FULL Watson 80 10m Dipole.

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  22. Watson G5RV-HALF

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    G5RV HALF 40-20-15-10m Dipole.

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  23. Watson G5RV-XF

    Excl. Tax: £58.29 Incl. Tax: £69.95

    Full Size G5RV with 450 Ohm Ladder

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  24. Watson INSUL-8L

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    Watson Black Ribbed Insulator.

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  25. Watson INSUL-8M

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    INSUL-8M Watson Black Ribbed Insulator Medium.

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