The MFJ-1848 employs the up-to-date G3TXQ element configuration which offers remarkable gain, extended bandwidth, top-notch front-to-back ratio and low SWR – simplifying the process of catching rare DX!
MFJ has taken the HexBeam’s balanced-tension structure to new heights, creating reliable mounting hardware, hard-wearing spreaders and gliding antenna wire guides. All of this is designed to keep your antenna working for years even in harsh weathers. With its superior gain and directivity, the HexBeam is a perfect choice for DXing or keeping up with regular contacts!
Some Outstanding MFJ-1848 Features:
- Lightweight – mounts on a TV mast, tripod, gable mount, or even chimney straps.
- Solid Construction – gives years of reliable service.
- Proven directivity and gain from a time-tested design.
- Rotates with an inexpensive rotor — only 3.5 square-feet of wind loading.
- Handles maximum legal power, all modes, all six bands.
- Delivers full-band coverage without a tuner.
- Great for contesting, QSY instantly among all six bands.
- Just one coax feed, a real convenience and cost saver.
- Sky-gray spreaders disappear against most backgrounds.
- Small footprint – 14-foot turning radius fits cramped spaces.
- Symmetrical footprint – stays balanced when coated with ice and snow.
- Turning Radius: 14 ft.
- Max Mast Size: 2 inches OD
- Weight: 28 lbs.
- Wind Load: 3.5 sq. ft.