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10 Meter Antenna 2.5 ft / Great low profile antenna, easy to hide!

An Amazing  10 meter antenna.  Now you can operate your Ham rig inside your apartment.

Perfect for the Apartment or any place where you need a small antenna. Can be painted to alter the appearance. High Performance compared to other shortened antennas. Does not need a ground or counterpoise. 1.2:1 SWR at resonance. 600 Watts CW 1Kw SSB.  Don't let its small size fool you, this antenna will run with much larger antennas like dipoles and inverted V's and standard ground plane verticals.

10/11 meter antenna
Yep, this is it, a full dipole performance antenna that is only 9 inches tall ! It's not a miss-print, I said 9 inches.  The entire length is 4 feet with mounting. It can be cut shorter if so desired. Order the 27 Mhz 11 meter version for CB Radio use here.

Available in a short 15in. package to save space for portable/other use  $94.95. Also for overseas shipping to save costs.  You need to buy a 1/25 inch pvc coupler and pipe to mount it.

Pole mount.
1SM10-1 $ 99.95 10 meter free shipping

Shipping free to the lower 48 states ground. See ordering page for more info.

NOTE: * Resonance is affected slightly by positioning of the delay line. This does not affect performance. However it will shift the swr point a little. On these bands its not noticeable by most operators. A tuner will ease operation for those who are swr worriers.
This antenna is made from 1.25 inch pvc pipe, and the bottom mounting system  is interchangeable. The pole mount is shown. The antenna has a PL259 with a barrell connector at the end of the supplied delay line and choke, you simply connect to your own feed line to your rig. The delay line is about 5.5 feet long and is not part of the radiating section.

SWR is 1.2:1 and the bandwidth is ~500 khz to the 1.5 vswr points.
   The antenna is weather proof and can tolerate winds of 70 miles an hr.
   The pole mount is designed to slide over a antenna mast which is less than 1.25 inches in diameter, (most are 1 inch) with a stop bolt preventing the mount from sliding into the antenna. The stop bolt can be removed and you can drill a hole into the mast and put the bolt thru the mast and mounting pipe for a more secure mount. We have had no problems with just sliding the antenna onto the mast and forgetting it. Total length with the mounting pole is 4 ft. The pole mount itself is 4 ft  long and can be cut shorter if needed. You can paint the antenna any color you desire as long as there is no metal in the paint. You can place the antenna on the floor in an apartment, or window, or on a table. The only requirement is that you not place any metal objects within a few feet and do not set it on a metal table.
Specs:  1SM10-1
Height: approx. 4 ft
Weight: approx. 8 lbs.
Gain: 3 dbi, 2 dbd, based on tests. See testimonials.
SWR at resonance: 1.2:1~ *
1.5 SWR Bandwidth: ~500 khz.
Power handling: 500 watts CW, 800 SSB. Can be designed and built for more power. Contact me for info.
Mounting: Pole up to 1.25 in.
1 year limited warrantee.
Note: Floor mounting is not for setting on the actual ground. It is for apartments or tables that are aprox.5 feet or more off of the actual ground. Setting the antenna on the ground will prevent it from radiating efficiently. It will also weaken the receiving properties when setting directly on the ground.

We've had people talk all over the World with these antennas just 10 ft off the ground on a mast.

Matching signal reports are common with stations running a similar amount of power.