The DX-88 is Up

After a trip to a local do-it-yourself centre to get some new U-bolts, the antenna is finally up again.
I tried to be careful in adjusting the lengths of the tuneable elements to be as accurate as possible but, apperantly, I did not succeed very well.

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New Base Element

I found out that Hy-Gain sells the base element separately! Maybe many other people have been having the same problem as me. Anyway, I ordered one right away via Norad for something like 70 Euros.

Antenna Review

I have now gone through the antenna to check what condition it is in. The bottom section is very bad and there are lots of things to be done before this antenna can do me any good.

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