Off Center Fed (OCF) Antennas

Off Center Fed Dipole Antenna, 80-10 Meters, 1.5KW/5KW PEP rated - FREE shipping in USA

SKU PAL-OCF8010-1500
$189.95
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Excellent features:

*** Covers 80-40-30-20-15-12-10 meter ham bands

*** Low SWR on most bands or use antenna tuner

*** 1.5KW PEP (SSB-ICAS)

*** Stainless Steel hardware for long life

*** Halyard Hoist for ease of installation

*** Insulated #14 wire for durability

*** High Strength insulators (may be black, white or gray)

*** 4:1 Balun and 1:1 Choke included in a single enclosure

Super convenient and quick – great for contest operation! Choose 1500 or 5000 watt PEP (use 5KW model for digital modes over 500 watts).

Unlike Buckmaster OCF antennas (at twice the price, and no WARC band or 15 Meter operation), you can transmit and receive on 12,15 and 17 meters with our OCF - Better engineering and lower price - only from Palomar Engineers!

INSTALLATION

For best results support center at 30+ feet and ends over 15 feet. Angle of feed each side must be great than 45 degrees or 120 – 180 degrees total between each side preferred. Any length of 50 ohm feed line ok but longer feed lines over 50 feet may show reduced SWR on some bands due to losses in feed line and soil conductivity, nearby objects, etc. Due to local ground conditions, antenna height and feed line length, SWR may vary from samples shown and an antenna tuner may be required or some bands to bring SWR at end of feed line to acceptable levels. Overall length is 134 feet.

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Insulators may be black, grey or white depending on stock at hand when order is placed

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OCF antennas are very convenient as they will allow multiple bands of operation with a simple wire antenna which is fed off center with a 4:1 OCF Current balun with built in feed line choke,