“As you may know, a big percentage of this web site is dedicated to building antennas and not buying them, but sometimes an antenna comes along that is so unique that it deserves my attention…..and yours!
If I normally did antenna reviews then I would probably get right into it but a bit of introduction is needed to help you understand why I am reviewing the TAK-tenna. Prepare for some reading. What’s that? You just want the bottom line…..BUY IT!
The Space Problem and Murphy’s Law!
Most of you have heard of “Murphy’s Law”…you know…he is around when everything goes wrong that can go wrong.
Many hams just don’t have the space to put up standard length HF half wave dipole antennas but would give their left arm to operate on the HF bands without being limited in one way or another due to space. Many hams are so restricted that HF antennas, due to their length on the lower bands, are almost totally out of the question. In lots of situations, even a simple half wave dipole on 40 meters just will not fit…..Murphy’s law.”
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