half wave dipole for 80 meters or a ocfd?

I have lots of trees so space is not a concern. But which would be the better antenna .

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  • 5 months ago

    Dipole is your best bet. Easier to match and lower loss.

  • 5 months ago

    A resonant dipole will be better than an off center fed dipole. The latter would require an antenna tuner.

  • khalil
    Lv 7
    5 months ago

    80m says 3.5 to 4 MHz ... what is the exact frequency?

    do you have a swr-meter or a bi-directional watt-meter?

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