Mapping DX Signals by N3FTO & his 20' HF Vertical Antenna in an HOA


Was able to work Timor-Leste and the Solomon Islands last week with 100 watts! Only ~10k miles!

n3fto, hoa, ham radio, hf vertical, greyline performance, flagpole antenna Network spots N3FTO-Paul's signal around the planet from his HOA using 100W and Greyline 20' Vertical Antenna. Notice the huge signal reports SNR (signal to noise ratio) he receives from the European and American monitoring stations.

Paul writes in...

Really enjoyed the 10 meter contest this past weekend…. No trouble at all working into Europe, Africa, and South America…

The antenna is great! Better than I expected actually… Needed a “stealth” antenna due to HOA restrictions and it has been everything I hoped for and more. Was able to work Timor-Leste (4W) and the Solomon Islands (H44) last week with 100 watts! It works for sure.
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N3FTO's Greyline Vertical hiding in the backyard trees, "stealth."

10 meters has been excellent recently. For the last month actually. But have been doing well on 12, 20, and 40 as well.

Greyline writes:

Paul's experience with the antenna from Greyline Performance is a testament to its exceptional capabilities, especially for those facing HOA restrictions. His success story, where he remarkably reached Timor-Leste and the Solomon Islands with just 100 Watts, highlights not just the antenna's 'stealth' attribute but also its efficiency and range. This kind of achievement can be incredibly satisfying for ham radio enthusiasts like us, offering a sense of accomplishment by achieving vast distances over radio waves, from an HOA community too.

Additionally, Paul's report on the antenna's performance across various bands, particularly its stellar output on the 10-meter band in the past month, alongside solid performance on 12, 20, and 40 meters, is evidence of its versatility. This aligns perfectly with the needs of amateur radio operators who enjoy exploring different amateur bands.

Paul's experience is a shining example of Greyline Performance Antenna Systems, illustrating how the right ham radio HF Antenna selection can profoundly enhance the amateur radio journey, again, even under restrictive CC&R conditions. Cheers to you Paul. Have fun DXing. 73 de Greyline

Want to be certain you can pass important traffic and work Real DX around the world too, just like Paul here?

He purchased The 20' HF Vertical Antenna which is popular for HOA and Real DX ham radio operations. Consider ordering one for your front yard, or backyard too.

XYL may ask you to move it: "So pretty she let me install it in the garden!"

We've had radio ops order this for the backyard, commence to dig a hole, and pour the concrete to then hear the wife say, "Honey, that looks very nice, let's install it in the front yard." You'll end up moving it to the front yard just like the other guys have. Ham Radio is fun again!

Have you ever heard anyone - your XYL or family say this about a ham radio antenna before? We think not. You're welcome!

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Favorite Customer quotes:

  • It's so pretty my XYL asked me to install it in the front yard. Imagine that. The front yard! Note: This is after he installed it in the back yard :-)
  • 4 Band DXCC this summer from my HOA
  • Holds its own vs. my taller antennas and with no radials. It is also stealthy.
  • I got my DXCC in the 80s using a vertical dipole and wanted to try again from my new home in an HOA
  • Since I added the Greyline DX Flagpole vertical antenna, I have added over 200 additions to my DXCC Challenge account. I am now right at 900 and hope to complete it in the next few months.
  • 30W and a couple of hours, I worked the entire planet on FT8
  • My wife appreciates the compliments from the neighbors, and it reminds her of her Father's Flagpole. Thank you.
  • If I can hear it, I can work it. It hears very well.
  • Highly Recommended for HOA and CC&R Restricted Ham Radio QTHs.
  • So pretty my DX Flagpole Antenna is allowed in my wife’s garden. In the GARDEN!
  • Clean Sweep in November Sweepstakes with my DX Flagpole. Note: That's the entire list of USA sections; amazing.
  • Got Indonesia (YB) this morning on 40m SSB with 100 watts. Just over 9,000 miles!
  • 60M Band: The other night I was on 60M and it felt just like the old days, running JA’s from Chicago in the CQWW CW with a 4-1000 Amplifier to a Quad at 80 feet.
  • 80M Band: Got Mauritania, Dodecanese, Israel, and Cypress on 80 meters and 4 bands and 3 modes for VP6R on Pitcairn. First Pitcairn since 10 Meter AM contact in the 1960s.
  • Designed Smarter, Stronger, and with Aesthetic Elegance.
  • So so many FT8 stations worldwide.
  • If I can hear it, I can work it and this antenna hears well.
The past several years have been full of learning experiences and we remain grateful to assist hundreds of happy radio ops to experience the hobby on the bands with us. The bands are hot, join us.
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