|AI4JI OCF Dipole Mounting, Connecting and Tips|
|These antennas do not have to be high off the
ground. They are designed to work below one wavelength in height.
I recommend keeping the elements as straight as possible and the coax must drop straight down from the balun box.
Do not run the coax directly below the antenna elements for
any distance, this will cause the element to couple to the coax
Do not freak out if your antenna analyzer gives bizarre
readings of this antenna. Most of the cheap MFJ-type of low power
It is OK to move or bend the elements vertically or horizontally to fit your location. Play with it for optimum results.
Conductive grease on the brass connections and on the coax connector threads is good practice and will ensure good service.
I recommend Kevlar or the Dacron type cords for suspending the antenna.