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Hi-Q 5/80 Mobile HF Antenna Installation

This is what I’ve been working on the last two weeks. Have you seen the Hi-Q 5/80 mobile HF antenna? All I can say is, WOW! It’s a 5 inch coil mounted on a two foot mast. I picked up this┬áHi-Q 5/80 from a Ham friend (Gene, W9NMX) who lives in Florida. It’s a very high quality 10 – 80 …

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Vehicle Bonding – Mobile Ham Radio, IC-7000 And Tarheel 200A

I didn’t realize vehicle bonding could be so much fun and I learned a few lessons along the way. My Icom IC-7000 has been in my vehicle for the past year, ever since I got the Icom IC-7300 for the shack. I did a little vehicle bonding a long time ago, but not good enough for the Tarheel 200A that …

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Alpha MOTO Mobile Antenna

I purchased my Alpha MOTO off of E-bay back in January of this year. It appealed to me because it was advertised as a 6 – 40 Meter mobile antenna. It requires an antenna tuner which I have for my Icom 7000 and the price was right for the antenna. (You can see it here, Alpha MOTO. He is an …