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Old 11-27-2011, 07:08 PM
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Join Date: May 2010
Location: Colorado Springs
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Finally got it built and it works great, even on 70 cm. Don't have an SWR but seems to work really well. I can hit the Pikes peak repeater on 1/10 the power of the copper J-pole above my roof line

I had made a portable j-pole using 300 ohm twin lead but I like this better in terms of performance.

I was worried about the tape measure solder but it wasn't bad at all. I tinned it first using a small butane soldering torch.
1996 LX 450 OME heavy front/med rears, factory e-lockers, 285/75-16 Discoverer STT, home made t-case skid plate, ARB front bumper, XD9000i, Redline sliders, HID off road lights, Kenwood TM-D710

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