The S9v31 is a rugged, ultra-lightweight, vertical antenna designed for use from 40 to 6 meters. This antenna is made from highly durable, light-weight fiberglass and is double insulated for extra safety.This antenna weighs just 4 pounds and is super-slim making set up a breeze -- perfect for home or portable use. The S9v31 comes fully assembled featuring Polymer Tube Rings for blazingly-fast, "tool-free" deployment.
This antenna may be mounted on your roof or on the ground and no expensivemount is needed for this antenna, permanent ground-mount installation requires just a 40 inch long 1-1/4" galvanized steel pipe (not included). The base tube simply slips over the pipe for a quick and easy deployment (A mechanical connection from the antenna base tube to the pipe is neither required nor desired.) Or you may use a 3' tripod normally used for TV antennas to mount it to your roof. Four 1/4 wavelength radials are required for each band of operation.
The S9v31 is a serious 40 meter DX antenna when used with a good RF ground. Depending on the ground system and proximity to nearby objects, theS9v31 may exhibit an SWR well below 2:1 in the upper SSB portion of the 40 meter band without an antenna tuner.
Features Polymer Tube Rings for Lighting-Fast Installation