Buddipole vs AlexLoop Walkham
“Tried to do the most objective analysis on a comparison between the Buddipole and a AlexLoop Walkham antenna. I used a KX3 without the tuner activated with 10W output. Both antennas had roughly a 1.1 to 1.5:1 VSWR prior to hooking them up to the KX3. Take the analysis for what it’s worth. Recall the AlexLoop is directional as well while Buddipole is omnidirectional. Even though I am favoring the Alexloop in the video, I am not here to endorse any antenna. Feel free to experiment yourselves. But to me, being a SOTA activator, I’m thinking the AlexLoop is better suited due to the ease of setup and being able to use it from 10M-40M with ease. The only downside…. I wish the AlexLoop was built a little better. The plastic components used are cheap and I’m worried about the longevity of the antenna in the heat with consistent assembly and disassembly.
The highly requested paper clip installment of Will It Antenna. Where I try and make ham radio antennas out of common household items. Today, the worst example of an antenna I have ever made. Read more