MORAD VHF-156HD Antenna and Mounts

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jimh
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MORAD VHF-156HD Antenna and Mounts

Postby jimh » Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:16 pm

I set out to write a short article in this forum about the MORAD VHF 156HD antenna and its mounting system. In the process of studying MORAD antennas and mounts, I found there was more to explain and describe than seemed appropriate for a forum article, so I wrote a REFERENCE article about the antenna and its mounts with a number of in-line illustrations and several hyperlinks to more information. See

The MORAD VHF-156HD Marine Band Antenna
and Mount Options

http://continuouswave.com/whaler/reference/MORAD.html

The executive summary: the MORAD VHF-156HD antenna is a commercial grade, rugged antenna with a number of mounting systems. It is an all-metal antenna and compared to consumer-grade lower-tier fiberglass antennas is significantly more expensive but also significantly more durable.

This thread can be used to make comments or ask questions about the antenna and the REFERENCE article.

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David Pendleton
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Re: MORAD VHF-156HD Antenna and Mounts

Postby David Pendleton » Sun Feb 25, 2018 9:48 am

Nice work Jim, as usual.

I don't even remember how I became aware of the MORAD antenna. I was a little perplexed by the mounting "system" when I bought mine, but the folks at MORAD were more than helpful.

Regards,
Dave