Which antenna ? wilson 1000 or sirio 5000 ?

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Which antenna ? wilson 1000 or sirio 5000 ?

Post by WARLOCK » 27 May 2019, 18:17

As i am getting too much crap coming in homebase i am going to go mobile with my Optima mk2/3 ? i have 2 antennas in mind a wilson 1000 or a sirio 5000 any thought as to which is best or is there any other antenna i should consider ?

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Re: Which antenna ? wilson 1000 or sirio 5000 ?

Post by alexthegasman » 27 May 2019, 19:43

Got the same issue here with noise, got a qrm eliminator on it's way but in the meantime i've purchased the sirio 5000 for the disco 2 and i've gotta say i'm pleased with the performance out of it. Tested it against a 1/4 wave whip while static mobile with no real difference to the signal my mate was receiving me on so i'd say it works well enough. No experience with a wilson so i can't comment unfortunately but you won't be dissapointed with the sirio.

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Re: Which antenna ? wilson 1000 or sirio 5000 ?

Post by The Collector » 27 May 2019, 20:25

I fancy one of the new Sirio 4000 Megawatt "Rigid" aerials personally, but I cant find a seller in the UK as yet. It does away with the ugly adjustable angle "joint" and looks much better for it. It's almost as tall as the 5000 but should be more aerodynamic. I emailed a shop on ebay but they never got back to me after saying they'd contact their supplier and get me a price as they'd never heard of it.

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Post by original45 » 27 May 2019, 21:10

Sirio 4000 megawatt I bought last month. Getting on fine with it although I do feel I may miss the ajustment of whip length as you say it's solid.

But it is excellent indeed. Reading on net some prefer the 5000 due to thicker less flimsy whip as apparently it remains more vertical at speed supposed better that way in performance.
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Post by ch25 » 27 May 2019, 21:23

Static mobile on a hill talking or driving?
You can't have too many antennas...

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Post by Buick Mackane » 27 May 2019, 23:00

Hey warlock, Have you ever considered a new hobby ?

Looky here

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hungarian_dance
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Post by 108EH002 » 28 May 2019, 05:25

Which is best ? = depends on who answers your call Warlock when testing one antenna vs another one,better trying your testing with several breakers in different locations,who are all on at the same time.

Have used both antenna but not up against each other so can't say whats best,but I will say the Sirio 5000 based on price.
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Post by WARLOCK » 28 May 2019, 13:12

HI Buick Mackane, I did try to join the local Hungarian Dance club BUT there was such a wait to join because of the number of these men wearing skirts i beleave that they were from scotland so i thought blow that so i went and joined the local radio club instead, Guess what half the buggers there were scotish to , Anyway you did not answer my question as to witch is the best antenna to use mobile do you think ? I am a bit thick/slow /im only a 73 year old fenland boy that is why i ask so many questions i was tought if you dont ask you will never know so i ask .
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Post by Buick Mackane » 28 May 2019, 13:16

WARLOCK wrote:
28 May 2019, 13:12
HI Buick Mackane, I did try to join the local Hungarian Dance club BUT there was such a wait to join because of the number of these men wearing skirts i beleave that they were from scotland so i thought blow that so i went and joined the local radio club instead, Guess what half the buggers there were scotish to .?
And have you an issue with scottish people ? BTW They're called kilts not skirts.
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Post by Buick Mackane » 28 May 2019, 13:31

WARLOCK wrote:
28 May 2019, 13:12
Anyway you did not answer my question as to witch is the best antenna to use mobile do you think ?
Buy a box of tampax, Soak them over night in vinegar, Put them all in a straight line and sellotape them together, Now get some thin copper wire and wrap it round them till you have 22uh of inductance, Heat shrink them and susans yer brother and bobs yer mum


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Post by The Collector » 28 May 2019, 17:46

Buick Mackane wrote:
28 May 2019, 13:31
WARLOCK wrote:
28 May 2019, 13:12
Anyway you did not answer my question as to witch is the best antenna to use mobile do you think ?
Buy a box of tampax, Soak them over night in vinegar, Put them all in a straight line and sellotape them together, Now get some thin copper wire and wrap it round them till you have 22uh of inductance, Heat shrink them and susans yer brother and bobs yer mum


Jobs a good un ;)

....couldn't you have just said 7ft Firestik rather than typing all that ;)

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Post by alexthegasman » 28 May 2019, 18:14

ch25 wrote:
27 May 2019, 21:23
Static mobile on a hill talking or driving?
Static mobile, on Ikea car park to be precise!! it's higher than my qth. I can't drive with it on as i'd hit the phone lines etc in my friends cul-de-sac when i visit as it's all bungalows :shock: :shock:
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Post by andrew013 » 29 May 2019, 14:09

Static mobile, on Ikea car park to be precise!! it's higher than my qth. I can't drive with it on as i'd hit the phone lines etc in my friends cul-de-sac when i visit as it's all bungalows :shock: :shock:
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what you driving a truck all phone lines are a set hight if not they have to be , ive been in a few streets and roads and my 5000 hasnt been an issuse on my vectra , and i would go for a 4000 tbh theres not much difference in performance between the 5000 and 4000
and if static a 9ft whip /1/4 wave
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Post by 108EH002 » 31 May 2019, 18:45

WARLOCK wrote:
28 May 2019, 13:12
Anyway you did not answer my question as to witch is the best antenna to use mobile do you think ? I am a bit thick/slow /im only a 73 year old fenland boy that is why i ask so many questions i was tought if you dont ask you will never know so i ask .
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Maybe he hasn't tried both antenna George,hence the sh1te reply.

And your not as thick as you make out George = your an amateur,at least your not a thick IQ-ZERO cber like me ;)
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