|Customer Reviews for the MFJ-1610T.|
|From: John H. Guillory kf5qeo|
|Awesome Antenna! I have never seen an antenna perform so well straight from the factory without any tuning needed! I by-passed the antenna tuner and got a 1.5:1 as is, switched the MFJ-956 over to the 10-meter band range, and with very little adjustment I had a 1.0:1 swr reading! For the heck of it, I switched it down to 12 meters and was able to get down to a 1.5:1 SWR, which is perfectly acceptable for me. If I do a lot of work on the 12 meter band, I can allways put my MFJ-1612T up to improve upon the SWR, but as is, the MFJ-1610T makes an awesome antenna for anyone starting off in the 10 meter band! I was told by all my friends in HAM radios that HF frequencies are really hard to get the SWR down on all the frequencies of a band, and that I'd need an antenna tuner for. This antenna on my Ranger RIT 2950DX brings the SWR down to 1.0:1 on the entire band without any adjustment! The MFJ-1610T, MFJ956, and MFJ-342S with a MFJ-7710 make an incredable combination for any 10-meter radio! I highly recommend it for anyone on a budget. If money's no object, I'd possibly see about getting the remote antenna tuner after reading an article and possibly an automatic antenna tuner that allows you to switch between 3 different antennas. |
|From: LARRY GARRETT KB8WBG|
|PURCHASED A 1610T ABOUT A YEAR AGO, AND HAVE NO REGRETS. EXCELLANT ANTENNA, HAVE IT MOUNTED ON 20 FEET OF CONDUIT ASD A BASE ANTENNA FOR MY RADIO SHACK HTX-10. I OPERATE THE RADIO WITH ABOUT 80 WATTS OF POWER AND HAVE MADE CONTACTS ON 10 METERS ALL OVER THE U.S. AND CANADA, EUROPE, AUSTRALIA, AND JAPAN TO NAME A FEW WIRH VERY GOOD SIGNAL REPORTS. A LOW COST ANTENNA THAT WORKS GREAT. THANKS MFJ|
|From: Larry Garrett KB8WBG|
|Purchased one of the MFJ-1610T's about a year ago and mounted it on top of about 25 feet of conduit. With my Radio Shack HTX-10 and a 80 watt mobile amplifier on base I have made contacts all over the U.S., Europe, the Pacific and Asia, and anywhere I hear a good signal down here where I live with hills on my north, east and west, if I can hear it I can usually make the contact an excellent antenna for only $14.95. Recommend to all for an inexpensive base and mobile antenna.|MFJ-557
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