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Sydthecat
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Equipment Used : Yaesu FTdx 101d, MD200 mic ,Mosley 3ele Yagi
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PostSubject: Re: thoughts on the antron 99   thoughts on the antron 99 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Jan 18, 2020 7:01 pm

Nice one John and you won’t be disappointed





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Equipment Used : Radios & Wires & Stuff!
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PostSubject: Re: thoughts on the antron 99   thoughts on the antron 99 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Jan 19, 2020 7:37 am

Nice one John, that should do you proud!

73's Gary.
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Equipment Used : Icom 7300, TS480, President McKinley, Albrecht AE6110, CRT Mike
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PostSubject: Re: thoughts on the antron 99   thoughts on the antron 99 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Jan 19, 2020 10:01 am

And there was I about to post "pics or it didn't happen" Laughing
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QTH or Location : Dudley
Equipment Used : CTR SS9900 CTR SS6900 cobra 29 ltd st Fidelity CB 3000FM Ham international multimode 2 Imax 2000
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PostSubject: Re: thoughts on the antron 99   thoughts on the antron 99 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Jan 19, 2020 5:05 pm

Still can be pushed up more but it's lot bigger and last one so I take my time with it it works great
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Equipment Used : CTR SS9900 CTR SS6900 cobra 29 ltd st Fidelity CB 3000FM Ham international multimode 2 Imax 2000
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PostSubject: Re: thoughts on the antron 99   thoughts on the antron 99 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Feb 01, 2020 4:45 pm

Thx guys for you advice just push it right up the highest i can go and it's real good hope to do some dxing now Very Happy
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PostSubject: Re: thoughts on the antron 99   thoughts on the antron 99 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Feb 01, 2020 5:11 pm

It needs to be up high to pick up signals but it receives and transmits very well. I had a guy that used a crt ss 9900 and an antron 99 and he was loud and crystal clear.
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PostSubject: Re: thoughts on the antron 99   thoughts on the antron 99 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSat Feb 08, 2020 9:07 pm

Love the antron. Not the ultimate but very robust ,easily adjusted swr from base.
Good in high wind.
Work well 15'up too if you can't go higher.
Got a few sitting around couple had slight fibre lifting and glue around joints broken away.

Imax better as longer.
Never managed to get either brand new. If I did I would add layers of yacht varnish.tape all glue joints up.
Further layer of heat shrink tube . Then tape the 2 connecting joints.
Add some rubber bicycle inner tube around the alloy base to extend further down to protect coax pl.
Both work in my opinion better insulated from their mounting poles too.
I always add dielectric grease to joints and tape tape more tape.
The split washers are of poor quality swap out for better quality as they rust very quickly.


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Equipment Used : ss9900 mass dx 5000 sirio 4000hp sirio 5000 turbo trimag tti 801 crt7u crt space-u pmr
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PostSubject: Re: thoughts on the antron 99   thoughts on the antron 99 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Feb 09, 2020 12:35 pm

some say good some say bad but,In these winds most antennas aluminium antennas get a good hammering and
so do fiberglass , but with this wind and if mine comes down it could be a Imax or 99 Going back up
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Equipment Used : CTR SS9900 CTR SS6900 cobra 29 ltd st Fidelity CB 3000FM Ham international multimode 2 Imax 2000
Age : 43

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PostSubject: Re: thoughts on the antron 99   thoughts on the antron 99 - Page 2 Icon_minitimeSun Feb 09, 2020 1:52 pm

been keeping a eye on my one most of the day its dancing nothing major i love it been doing local dxing and been heard in bath so not to bad
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