Hy-Gain DX88 Antenna Repair

IMG_20151107_121130Added a new project to the website, a Hy-Gain DX88 Antenna that needed some repair to return it to working condition. It was simple work that took about an hour and this improved the tuning of the antenna to normal values. It’s a nice low angle of radiation vertical antenna that works on all bands except 160 Meters.

 

Re-Installed Base

Re-Installed Base

This base was the culprit and it has a crack in it. It also made poor connection to the radiation element from the feed point. So some TLC was in order.

I describe in detail the things I did on a separate page on the site labelled Hy-Gain DX88 Antenna Repair from the Menu above.

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