Wednesday, September 2, 2009
Super Bazooka Antenna
The PKW Super Bazooka is a highly abridged vertical antenna without radials for 1,8-30 MHz. With its length of only 3.4 m. The Super Bazooka very suitable for amateurs with little space. It is obvious that the performance of this antenna are limited compromise. The antenna is feed by means of a broadband matching network with SO 239 connector. Stainless steel fixings. Due to highly varying impedance to high frequency spectrum is adjusted using an automatic tuner with a wide adjustment range Antenna Tuner necessary. The stand pipe should be grounded. Adriaan PE2KP has tested the Bazooka antenna, the smaller one (2,2 m in length). The Super Bazooka is with its length of 3,4 meter suitable for 160 meter. If that is true, I doubt it. But every extra length will help on the higher bands. But having small antennas is always a compromise. But when you are limited in space, you have to find another solution and is the Super Bazooka an acceptable alternative.