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Open Box: Workman Electronics BS1HAM 40M to UHF Multi Band HF Amateur Ham Radio Dipole Antenna

Open Box: Workman Electronics BS1HAM 40M to UHF Multi Band HF Amateur Ham Radio Dipole Antenna

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  • Multi Band Amateur Ham Radio Dipole
  • 200W Maximum RF 
  • 12' RG58AU Coax with PL-259 on Each End
    • 36' per spool 
  • Frequency Range: (For best results use a tuner or cut to length for desired band(s) if required)
    • 40M (1/4 Wave)
    • 20M (1/2 Wave)
    • 17M
    • 15M
    • 12M
    • 11M
    • 10M
    • 2M / 144Mhz
    • 1.25M / 220Mhz
    • 70CM / 440Mhz

Approximate band radiating loading lengths 

  • Full Wave Length (1 WL ) at 29.3 MHz
  • Half Wave Length (1/2 WL) at 14.6 MHz
  • Quarter Wave Length (1/4 WL) at 7.3 MHz
  • Eighth Wave Length (1/8 WL) at 3.7 MHz

As a Dipole it should be mounted at about 16 Feet above ground, but could be installed as little as 8 Feet above ground, using an antenna tuner for best results

Why does Fleetwood like this antenna?

  • It's small and compact. Attic or Bedroom. Indoors or Outdoors
  • It's complete, ready to install
  • It's low cost and performs well

Installation Suggestions:

Feed the coax out a window and then...

  • Run the antenna along the gutter for great SWL properties
  • Start at the gutter and run to the ground as a sloper dipole antenna
  • Start at one end of the gutter and finish at the other end, with the middle of the antenna forming a "V" Dipole Antenna. (45o angles)
  • Start in the middle and allow the ends of the antenna to head towards ground in an inverted V dipole antenna format (45o angles)
  • Tree to tree or fence post to fence post. The higher above ground the better!

No window nearby?

Drill a Hole through the Ceiling of the radio Shack and put the Workman BS-1 Dipole Antenna In the attic. Use any of the above installs that meet your environment and individual band needs.

Apartment / Townhouse / HMO Dwellers:

Hang the Workman BS-1 Dipole Antenna at the very top corner of a bedroom and run the antenna long the lengths of the two nearest walls, with the excess left to drop to the floor. The antenna should resemble a sideways L (90o angles) Be sure to avoid electrical ceiling lights!

The Workman BS-1 Dipole Antenna is Compact, Complete, and ready to Install !

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