Customer Install Series: Rob in Colorado's Journey with a Greyline 20' DX Flagpole in his HOA
Some operators ask, "How do I build this thing?" It's meant to be simple where we do much of the hard work on our end. Remember, the one-sheet inside the antenna shipment box is the parts list and the exact order of parts as they are to be assembled from the bottom to the top.
We hope you enjo...
WJ8B: Beautiful Flagpole Antenna, regularly work DX (Africa, Europe, SA) with 60W on FT8 and CW
[Updated May 17, 2020]
Meet Andy, WJ8B. He acquired a 20' vertical antenna from us and is having a ball working DX on the bands with his friends...
"I installed the 20-foot Flagpole antenna in July. I had difficulty with the connectors which I solved. It worked on all bands, but the MFJ tuner...
New Ham in PA., says "Quiet bands & Loud signals! Going for my Extra now."
A happy customer in Pennsylvania writes:
"With 600 watts I can talk all over especially into Europe. 5-9 plus 10db signal reports from most contacts."
THIS PENNSYLVANIA FARM COUNTRY HAM LOVES THE QUIET BANDS & LOUD SIGNALS!
Kevin, a new ham, is having so much fun he is upgrading to an ...
DELAWARE: Performance is fantastic, 40-10M are alive! FT8 using 10-30W.
A Happy Customer in Delaware writes:
Stealth HOA, 20' DXF, A Greyline DX Flagpole Antenna
"My 20’ flagpole antenna installation is complete and on the air. The performance so far is fantastic. 40 – 10 Meters are alive! Especially 30 and 20M Europe, Africa, Scandinavia, Russia, North and Sout...
KN4BDC: "1500W, 24-foot Greyline DX Flagpole making good contacts 160-10M"
Jeff KN4BDC writes in about his 24-foot Greyline DX Flagpole Antenna:
"Powered it up to 1500 Watts!" "Can tune 160-10M making good contacts."
"Hello, it’s Jeff, KN4BDC, and I love the flagpole antenna." He adds, "By the way, I’m an RF engineer... Your design is very impressive, thank you!"
K7CWC, Cliff from Washington (W7) is spotted around the World on his 24' DX Flagpole
"I’ve made contacts from my Western Washington location to both European and far East stations using different bands!"
CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: Cliff near Seattle spotted worldwide!
Note: The spots noting "hrs" or "mins" are those stations reporting hearing Cliff.
VE7GPZ: Beautiful 28' DX Flagpole Antenna by the Ocean in British Columbia, Canada [PICS]
"Very happy with the flag pole gets out wonderfully and its going to get a work out this field day!!!
CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: VE7GPZ, Mark
Greyline writes: Mark saw our shipping special to Canada was $22 USD and jumped on it. in no time, he is ON THE AIR. Look at that take-off angle!
WA2DX: "It Felt Like the Old Days When I Had a Tower!"
[Updated May 17, 2020] - WA2DX heard in 33 countries last week! Attached visual report by PSK reporter
A happy customer, callsign WA2DX writes:
*"This antenna does work as advertised!!!"
"Performance has been beyond my expectation." de WA2DX*
"The reception is unbelievable!...
KJ7CWQ 16' DX Flagpole and SGC-237 easily works 160-6M (install pictures)
"160-6M with the 16' DX Flagpole and SGC-237 Remote Tuner! Excellent solution for HOA community ham radio operation."
CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: KJ7CWQ
Pictured: Greyline Performance 16' DX Flagpole and SGC-237 Remote Tuner.
Pictured: SGC-237 Remote Tuner and Greyline RF Choke elevated ready fo...
Washington: NC7U 28' DX Flagpole, 160-10M, FT8 DX screenshot!
We enjoy hearing our ham friends like Jerry are having fun on all the bands. He has the 28' DX Flagpole Antenna and works Real DX from 160-10M. Just look at that DX map from PSKreporter! Looking good, Jerry!
Jerry, NC7U writes in:
"the band conditions have been bad but the good news is that...
Phil KF6IF in Oceanside, CA (W6) works the world, 80-6M with 30 Watts!
"Received my antenna yesterday, let it run 30W for a couple of hours, here are the results!"
**CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT:**Phil in Boise, Idaho! [update: 07.14.20]
"This is on 20 meters this morning. I tested yesterday and was able to be heard on all bands except 15, 12, and 10 meters. (W7 in the ...
STEVE: Compares his 20' DX Flagpole Antenna to 84' End Fed Zepp
A happy customer named Steve chimes in:
Meet Steve. He has been on the air for a while now with his DX Flagpole, he wrote in with the following report:"The 20' flagpole is working well... I've done some A/B antenna testing with my stealth 84' end-fed-long-wire and the DX Flagpole. I've also ...
FLORIDA: Bill one-calls XR0ZRC with 100W & runs the bands after 30-years off the air!
A happy customer in Florida writes:
**"XR0ZRC ... one-called him. Not bad for a 20’ OCD and 100 watts."
Meet Bill in Florida. "Interestingly, one of the big DX deals going on right now is Juan Fernandez Is. (Robinson Crusoe), XR0ZRC. The pile-ups have been enormous. I caught him on 20 CW t...
W3GF in Florida writes: Impressive performance, 75M-6M, busting pile-ups
4-Band DXCC from anywhere in a summer season alone is a great feat as-is, and with a DX Flagpole in an HOA too!? Indeed, Ham Radio is fun again!
We are hearing reports from all over the world, ham radio ops telling us they can work the world again. Well, it is a real antenna afte...
NEW MEXICO: 28' DX Vertical Antenna, "good reports about strong signals"
A happy customer in New Mexico writes:
"The antenna (edit: 28' DXV) seems to work as well as could be expected. It's hard to tell because the propagation is so bad! I have no other antenna up, so there's nothing to compare it with. I'm using an LDG YT-1200 tuner instead of the LDG RT/RC-100 as...
KL2A travels with 20' DXV to Ski Resorts & a Beach house
KL2A (Member of Team USA WRTC 2014) took the Greyline 20' DX Vertical Antenna with 50-75W to various QTH's to test it on the air.
The 7QP (7th Call Area QSO Party) and the WPX CW were activated from a beach house in Washington State. Other activities in the Wasatch Mountains of Utah at Snowbi...
OREGON: 28-foot + 1 kW. "Yup, 80 years old and got it up by myself"
A happy customer in Oregon writes:
"Yup, 80 years old and got it up by myself!" (28-foot DX Flagpole Antenna)
"Put the MFJ Tuner on back of the shed; 100 feet of buried coax to the house. It tunes on all bands less than 1.5 (gets on 160 with little help and takes 1kW just fine!"
Would you ...
K3QZ with 311+ DXCC Countries chooses a GP20 Flagpole Antenna for his HOA
"REAL DX ON 160-6M WITH THE 20' DX FLAGPOLE ANTENNA. HOA NEIGHBORS ARE HAPPY AND ED ENJOYS HAM RADIO AGAIN!"
CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: K3QZ
I would like to share some photos of my installation. It's not in the clear by any measure but I've worked Europe, east and west coast USA, and S...
AF1RO: 20' DX Flagpole + MFJ 998 RT (1500W remote tuner) [PICS]
"MFJ-998RT installed, 20' Flagpole antenna working as advertised. First night on the air and already worked S51DX in Slovenia on 20m :) "
CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: AF1RO, Drew
Antenna: Greyline Performance 20 foot DX Flagpole Antenna, 160-6M operation
Remote Tuner: MFJ 998 RT covers 160-10M
After 30 years away Russ is back on his Ham Radio working Real DX from his cabin in the woods
CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT: Russ, N9BGG
Russ says: "I live in the woods as you can see and had been inactive for over 30 years. Got bored during the pandemic so thought, at 85 years old, to see if I could find an antenna that might work. Stumbled onto the Greyline Performance Antennas and decided to g...