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MFJ-1778 G5RV Wire Antenna 80-10 Meters - Authorized Dealer

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Price
$76.98
Manufacturer
MFJ
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Is Amazon Fulfilled
Amazon Fulfilled
Weight
2.600 Pounds
Length
8 Inches
Height
3 Inches
Width
8 Inches
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Features
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  • Multi-Band, Non-Resonant Wire Type Base Antenna
  • Operate all Bands through 10-80, 160 Meters with a single wire Antenna
  • Connector: SO-239
  • Power Rating: 1500 Watts
  • Famous G5RV " Hang and Play" add coax, rope and you are on the air
Description
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MFJ-1778 - G5RV Wire Antenna - Multi-Band center-fed dipole antennas. These are multi-band, center-fed dipole antenna capable of 1,500 watts. Designed as 3/2 wavelength antennas for 14 MHz, they provide reasonable performance on many other bands. They cover all bands from 80-10 meters with a wide range antenna tuner. They are 102 ft. long and are designed to be used as an inverted vee or sloper to be more compact. Specifications: Assembled Wire Antenna: Yes Wire Antenna Type: Multi-band, non-resonant Antenna Power Rating: 1,500 Watts Wire Antenna Length: 102.00 ft. Antenna Tuner Required: Yes ...
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I do use an MFJ tuner with it.
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Put it on a fiberglass pole (army surplus tent poles) and it works well.
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It's been up through some severe weather and no failures.
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Good reports for transmit and receive.
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Using two trees and a painters pole in the center, I have made contacts from western nc to Canada, south America, Italy, California and frequently make s10+ contacts all over the continental US.
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Category: Radio Antennas
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The usual price range for a radio antenna is between $6.95 to $229.95.

If you want to know about radio antennas in general, please go to our Radio Antennas: Things to Know Before Buying in 2020 page to learn more!

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Jane's Review: Should I buy this product?

Jane's Review

Yes! I recommend this radio antenna based on manufacturer ratings. Let's go over the reasons why buying this radio antenna now is a good idea, and also things to consider before you decide on this item.

1. Manufacturer has very positive reviews on all their products!

The maker of a product is another factor you want to definitely consider before you buy anything. What if there is a piece missing or there is some defect in the product? With anything you buy online, there is a small chance of this happening. But don't worry too much, because Amazon has an amazing 30-day refund policy (Amazon❤️). Still, you want to make sure that the manufacturer or the seller has been helpful in resolving this kind of problem and/or has been helpful to its customers about general product inquiries. As you see in my manufacturer report below, MFJ has very positive reviews for their products. It's generally a good sign if the manufacturer has good reviews overall. If your purchase decision heavily involves how well they make their products and treat their customers, this is likely a safe bet.

2. This radio antenna has positive reviews on the internet

Some people have a great experience with a product, while some are unlucky and get a defected item and have to go through the whole process of returning them. Since people have different experiences about a product due to various reasons, don't read too much into one good or bad review. Reading multiple reviews with different ratings can help you picture how good/bad the product generally is.

This radio antenna has positivereviews on the internet, and based on current trends, it's likely that people will like this radio antenna more a week later. I summarized what fans and haters say about this product above in the good/ok/bad table, so don't forget to read those since they paint the whole picture! And of course, if you want to read more detailed reviews, many of them are on Amazon!See More Reviews on AmazonSee More Reviews on Amazon

3. The price might go up, so buy now if you need this!

image/svg+xml Highest Price Lowest Price $84.95 $56.95

Price is one of the most important factors in making a purchase decision. I analyzed the price of this product in four parts: its recent price change, when it was most expensive/cheapest, its price volatility, and a price prediction I made, just in case you want to wait.

First off, let's talk about its recent price change. The price of this product has gone up, resulting in a 6.25% price increase.

Next, we need to look at its highest price and lowest price. Historically, the highest price point for this radio antenna was $84.95, and the lowest price point was $56.95. The current price isn't close to either the highest or the lowest price point, so it's a fairly reasonable time to make this purchase.

What about its availability and price volatility? This is another aspect we have to dig into before buying something. I haven't seen this product being unavailable since I started reviewing this product. So as far as the availability goes, this product is solid. If you plan to make a repeat purchase of this kind of item, this is your product! In addition, the price tends to stay more or less the same. Not a lot of price movement is expected, but the price could still move in either direction by a smidge.

Considering all this, will the price go up or down in a week? Based on past price points, I expect the price to be $78.74 a week from now. It might be best to purchase as soon as possible before the price becomes too high.

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4. MFJ is one of the best selling radio antenna brand

MFJ is one of the best selling brands among other radio antenna brands. But I couldn't find any YouTube videos, Reddit posts, or news articles that directly mention this product, but this can be just me not looking hard enough. Will update this when I have more info!

One thing to be careful about here is that I'm not verifying if this product's maker is a household name or not. This section is more focused on whether this is proven enough by its consumers, whether people actually love this product.

5. There are other options you might want to check out

image/svg+xml MFJ Other similar brands: weBoost RTL-SDR Blog Tram Bose

I found 6 brands that have similar products like this one: weBoost, RTL-SDR Blog, Tram, Bose, Bonita Treasures, and ENUODA. 'If you're looking for a cheaper alternative, you might want to look at a similar product from ENUODA. If you're looking for a radio antenna with best reviews, a product from Tram gets the best score on the internet. If your primary concern is whether the product is popular and well known, a similar product from RTL-SDR Blog I linked below is a better option. I linked all the similar products in the similar products section so please check them out! Or you can check other similar products on Amazon, too.

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That's it! I hope you learned enough about this product to make a purchase decision now. You can always ask me about anything via the bird button on the bottom right corner. Thanks for reading — I'm going to add more analyses on this review, so stay tuned!

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