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CHA EXTRA WIRE

1 X 60' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

1 X Winder

1 X Stainless Steel Carabiner

or

1 X 130' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

1 X Winder

1 X Stainless Steel Carabiner

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CHA SS ADAPTER

The CHA SS Adapter is a 3/8-24 to 1/4-20 adapter made of stainless steel. It's allowing the CHA P-LOOP 2.0 and the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 to be compatible with the CHA JAWMOUNT and the CHA SPIKE MOUNT.

$35.00
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CHA 50' COAX with integrated RFI Choke

  • 50' of RG-58A
  • 2 X PL-259 Connectors
  • Power Limit 300W SSB
  • 1 X Integrated RFI Choke at the top of the cable
$65.00
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CHA BOOSTER KIT

Covers 15M to 40M


This 146" LMR-400 radiator which comes with the 8" diameter coupling loop, will create a 48" diameter magnetic loop for the CHA P-LOOP 2.0.

$65.00
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CHA CAP HAT

  • For use with ANY antennas with 3/8" x 24 threads.
  • Need to be installed between the CHA MIL and CHA MIL EXT
  • Base Station or Portable ONLY.
  • HUB is made of Stainless Steel.
  • 32" Diameter
  • Ultra-Light
  • Increase radiation and the performance of ANY vertical HF antenna.
$70.00
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CHA COUNTERPOISES KIT

The counterpoises kit is ideal for portable antenna deployment. 

The system will create the ground-plane needed to any vertical antenna and will also play the role of guy wires.

The kit contains the following:

  • 4 X Radials 25' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire secured around plastic wire winders with NEW isolator O-Ring.
  • 4 X Steel Tent Stakes
  • Each wire has one terminal 3/8" of diameter that can be attached at the base of the HYBRID, MINI, MICRO or to the Jawmount or to any other screw of 3/8" diameter or less.
$65.00
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CHA EMCOMM III Portable

The EMCOMM III Portable antenna is a portable High Frequency (HF) antenna specially designed for short to long range portable and man-pack HF communications. The EMCOMM III Portable antenna is ideal for hiking, backpacking, and both tent and Recreational Vehicle (RV) camping. It is also highly suitable for military, government agencies, non- governmental organizations (NGOs), Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS), Civil Air Patrol (CAP), Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) / Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN), and amateur radio operators (hams) involved in field communication and disaster preparedness.


The EMCOMM III Portable antenna is configurable to facilitate Near-Vertical Incident Sky wave (NVIS) communication and will support most Automatic Link Establishment (ALE), frequency-hopping, and spread- spectrum modes and operations. An antenna tuner or coupler may be required for in some instances. The EMCOMM III Portable antenna can be deployed by the operator in the field in less than 15 minutes, using almost any available support, with no masts or guying required.


The EMCOMM III Portable antenna is comprised of a matching transformer, a 73 foot antenna wire on a line winder, and a 25 foot counterpoise - making a highly portable and effective HF antenna system.


Specifications:

Frequency:  10M - 160M

Power: 100W SSB or 50W CW

Length: 73’ + 25" Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

Weight: 1.5 Lb.


The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA EMCOMM III matching box

1 X 73' Copper Clad KEVLAR Wire (Radiator)

1 X 25' Copper Clad KEVLAR Wire (Counterpoise)


Inverted “L” / Sloping Wire Configurations

The EMCOMM III Portable antenna, Inverted “L” and Sloping Wire configurations, see figure (1), are medium to long range HF antennas. They should provide acceptable ground wave and sky wave propagation. The Inverted “L” and Sloping Wire configurations are excellent general-purpose antennas and are a good choice when two supports are available (for the Inverted “L”) or one support (for the Sloping Wire) and there is sufficient time for site selection and installation. Installing the antenna at a height of around 25 feet or higher will provide good performance. These configurations are predominately omnidirectional on lower frequencies, slightly favoring the end of the antenna on upper frequencies.


End-Fed Inverted “V”

The EMCOMM III Portable antenna End-Fed Inverted “V” configuration, see figure (1), is a medium range HF antenna. The End-Fed Inverted “V” is a good compromise between performance and ease of installation since it requires only one center support, has a reasonably small foot-print, and provides good sky wave propagation. The center should be mounted at a height of around 25 feet and when mounted at this height, the antenna will be omnidirectional at lower frequencies and predominately bidirectional broadside to the antenna on upper frequencies.


Horizontal End-Fed (NVIS)

The EMCOMM III Portable antenna Horizontal End-Fed (NVIS) configuration, see figure (3), is a short to medium range HF antenna. The Horizontal End-Fed configuration will provide good NVIS propagation on lower frequencies and medium range sky wave propagation on upper frequencies. It requires two supports and should be mounted at a height of around 25 feet for good overall results. When mounted at this height, the antenna is omni-directional on the lower frequencies and predominantly bidirectional towards the ends of the antenna on the upper frequencies.


$139.00
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CHA F-LOOP 2.0

The CHA F-LOOP 2.0 was designed with portability, ease of use simplicity, ruggedness and high performance in mind. Unlike any other similar antennas on the market, the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 is made with premium materials that are precisely manufactured and assembled in the USA!


This is an exciting new product from Chameleon Antenna. Easily deployable HF magnetic loop antennas, also called small transmitting loops, have been routinely used for many years in military, diplomatic, and shipboard HF communication links, where robust and reliable general coverage radio communication is a necessity. 


These antennas have only recently become commercially available for amateur radio. The real practical advantage of the small loop, compared to a short vertical whip tuned against earth or a full sized vertical antenna, is the loop’s freedom from dependence on a ground plane and earth for achieving efficient operation; this unique characteristic has profound significance for portable or restricted space antennas. 


In comparison, the bottom of a vertically oriented loop does not need to be more than a loop diameter above ground, making it very easy to install in a restricted space location. There is no significant improvement in sky wave propagation performance when a small loop is installed high; all that matters is the loop is substantially clear of objects in the immediate area and oriented towards the desired direction of radiation. 


Field trials of the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 demonstrated that an indoor magnetic loop antenna was only around one to two S-units lower, on both transmit and receive, than an outdoor full size quarter wave vertical antenna. Remarkable for an antenna that is only less than three foot in diameter and covers 3.5 MHz to 29.7 MHz (80 – 10 meter ham bands)!


The magnetic loop is different from typical antennas because it emphasizes the magnetic part of the radio wave (H field) rather than the electric part (E field) of the radio wave. It also has a high Q resonance of around 17 KHz on 40 meters, providing immunity from interference outside the bandpass. 


The CHA F-LOOP 2.0 Antenna was designed with weight, portability, versatility and cost in mind and is ideal for RV/camping, hotels, apartments, condominiums, homeowner’s associations, deed restrictions and CCRs (Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions), Shortwave Listening (SWL) and other places where it is not feasible to erect a multi-band wire or vertical antenna. We’re sure you will be amazed by the performance and agree that the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 is the most advanced portable magnetic loop antenna available today.


The crimp PL-259 connectors that we're using with all our RG-58 are UHF-7604L connectors from PAN-PACIFIC. They're the best and the leader in the industry.

- There is no need for soldering; therefore, installation time is reduced.
- It takes an experienced technician about 15 seconds to install a crimp-crimp connector, thereby greatly reducing the time required to create cable assemblies. This is very important in today's cabling market where time is of the essence and fewer technicians are being asked to maintain more and more equipment. Digital video, computer and network cabling is almost universally crimped today.
- Crimped connections, done correctly, can be superior to soldered connections.
- A good crimped connection deforms the metal sufficiently past the yield point, but not too much, so that the "spring back" keeps the connection secure, even under thermal cycling (the coefficient of expansion of the two metals might be different) and vibration.
- A good crimp connection is gas tight and won't wick: it is sometimes referred to as a "cold weld".
- Like the solder method, it can be used on solid or stranded conductors, and provides a good mechanical and electrical connection.


Specifications:


  • 3.5 MHz to 29.7 MHz (80 - 10 meter ham bands)
  • Power handling: 10W CW or 25W SSB
  • Proprietary solderless aluminum coupling loop. This coupling loop design can be used with any types of coax cable feed-lines. Because of its rigidity, the antenna tuning will remain stable, consistent and will prevent SWR fluctuations due to usual coupling loop deformation.
  • The three sections collapsible portable mast allows easy storage, fast deployment and ease of use in all conditions. No need to play with multiple tubular PVC sections to assemble the antenna.
  • The bottom of the telescopic mast is equipped with a stainless steel 3/8-24 threaded hole for easy tripod installation on the tuning box 3/8-24 screw.
  • The 12’ RG-58 with integrated RFI choke feed-line decouples the coupling loop from the radio which is essential to prevent SWR fluctuation while rotating the antenna or moving the coax cable around.
  • Our custom made capacitors which are equipped with a 6:1 reducer, offer a smooth and consistent tuning while providing the highest efficient performance on the market.
  • The Condor Mole military bag offers easy storage, transportation and protection for the unit.
  • The unit is now equipped with a NEW larger Delrin tuning knob for smoother tuning and operation.
  • A 48" diameter BOOSTER KIT for 15M to 40M can be purchased separately.
  • The base of the tuning unit is equipped with an aluminum anodized base plate. That base plate can be placed directly on a flat surface or can be mounted on a tripod (14-20 thread or 3/8 through hole for CHA JAWMOUNT installation).
  • The CHA F-LOOP Plus 2.0 comes with everything included with the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 + 36” diameter collapsible loop radiator made of two sections of 1” 6061-T6 aluminum alloys pipe + 7" diameter aluminum coupling loop.


The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA F-LOOP 2.0 tuning box
2 X LMR-400 coax cable radiator
1 X Dual Female connector
1 X 12’ with integrated RFI choke feed-line
1 X Condor Molle Military Bag
1 X Proprietary coupling loop
1 X Telescopic Mast
1 X User guide


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CHA HYBRID

The CHA HYBRID SERIES Base is designed to enhance the capabilities of the common HF radio application by allowing faster tuning operation across the HF bands including MARS/CAP frequencies. This antenna base has an integral broadband impedance matching network (transformer 5:1) allowing broadband antenna tuning. An external antenna tuner is required to provide a low VSWR. The unit is water resistant.

Can be used with the CHA MIL, CHA MIL EXT and the CHA CAP-HAT.


Specifications:

Frequency:  6M - 160M

Power: 500W SSB or 250W CW.

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread


The antenna system consists of:

1 X HYBRID Matching Unit Base

1 X 30’ or 60' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

Stainless Steel Hardware

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CHA HYBRID-MICRO

The CHA HYBRID-MICRO is a lightweight highly portable broadband antenna system designed to offer maximum portability and performance. The antenna weights about 1 lb.


The antenna will operate at all frequencies in the 1.8-54 MHz band without any adjustment with most modern external antenna tuners. No masts or guying are required.


The antenna will work successfully supported by trees, masts, the tops of vehicles or any convenient object or structure. The antenna works most effectively when elevated at a reasonable height.


Specifications:


Frequency:  6M - 160M

Power: 100 SSB or 50W CW.

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread


The antenna system consists of:

1 X HYBRID-MICRO Matching Unit Base

1 X 60' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

Stainless Steel Hardware

$211.00
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CHA JAWMOUNT

The Chameleon  Jaw Mount has been assembled to offer portable antenna versatility for Chameleon Antenna owners. The mount orientation can easily be changed with a simple 3/16 Allen Key. The mount can also be used for NVIS antenna configuration.

$39.00
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CHA MIL

The CHA MIL whip is a broadband monopole antenna designed for portable or manpack radios requiring compact but rugged antenna systems.


If used in a stand-alone setup the antenna will cover 28-54 MHz with an external antenna tuner. To enhance RF propagation and antenna performance a ground-plane is required.


Its design has been borrowed from similar antennas utilized by many armies all over the world. The CHA MIL is very hardy, sturdy and portable (being collapsible). Un-mounted the entire antenna length is less than 29”. The 5 aluminum sections are hold together by a piece of 1/8th inch US GI MIL SPEC shock cord that can be replaced by the operator if necessary. But its 85% elongation and break point of 95 pounds properties make the 1/8th inch US GI MIL SPEC shock cord the best on the market.

This is an excellent add-on for the CHA HYBRID and the CHA HYBRID-MICRO.


Specifications:

Height: 10’8”

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread


The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA MIL made of five 26’ sections of aerospace 7075 alloys.


IT'S IMPORTANT TO WATERPROOF THE UNIT BEFORE PERMANENT INSTALLATION

Use the Ideal NOALOX 4 oz. Anti-Oxidant Compound to improve the efficiency of aluminum conductor connections. This compound provides additional inner-strand and inner-conductor current paths.

     
  • Anti-oxidant and anti-seizing compound improves efficiency and service life of aluminum electrical applications
  • Suspended zinc particles penetrate and cut aluminum oxide
  • Provides additional inner-strand and inner-conductor current paths for improved conductivity and cooler connections
  • Reduces galling and seizing on aluminum conduit joints to promote good ground continuity
  • For use with pressure type wire connectors including screw-on, tap, service entrance and split-bolt
$105.00
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CHA MIL EXT

The CHA MIL EXT whip has been designed to offer maximum portability and performance for those already using the portable CHA MIL whip for man-pack antenna system.

 

This collapsible antenna extension needs to be used with the CHA MIL to create a 17’4” long portable antenna. When combined with any HYBRID series antenna bases the CHA MIL EXT will operate at all frequencies in the 1.8-54 MHz band without any adjustment with most modern external antenna tuners.


This three 26” sections of ¾” diameter of aluminum alloy tubing is designed for portable HF communication where rapid deployment and simplicity of operation is essential but compactness is primordial.


With the use of any HYBRID series antenna bases, two CHA MIL and two CHA MIL EXT can also be used together to create a 34’6” portable horizontal dipole.


This is an excellent add-on for the CHA MIL.


Specifications:

Frequency:  6M – 160M

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread

Length: 6’ 6”



The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA MIL EXT


IT'S IMPORTANT TO WATERPROOF THE UNIT BEFORE PERMANENT INSTALLATION

Use the Ideal NOALOX 4 oz. Anti-Oxidant Compound to improve the efficiency of aluminum conductor connections. This compound provides additional inner-strand and inner-conductor current paths.

     
  • Anti-oxidant and anti-seizing compound improves efficiency and service life of aluminum electrical applications
  • Suspended zinc particles penetrate and cut aluminum oxide
  • Provides additional inner-strand and inner-conductor current paths for improved conductivity and cooler connections
  • Reduces galling and seizing on aluminum conduit joints to promote good ground continuity
  • For use with pressure type wire connectors including screw-on, tap, service entrance and split-bolt


$132.00
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CHA MPAS (Modular Portable Antenna System)


For quite awhile now Survival Tech Nord has been talking about radio COMMS and electronics gear from the “LEGO BLOCK” perspective: Well, Chameleon Antenna is proud to offer to the Survival Tech Nord viewers, the MPAS Kit.


The Modular Portable Antenna System (MPAS) is a concept allowing the radio operator to configure and deploy the antenna system in a variety of configurations. Some of the possible deployment configurations:


• Vertical

• Horizontal

• Sloper

• Inverted “V”

• Inverted “L”

• NVIS

• Balcony

• Vehicle (Stationary)

• Man-Pack


Specifications:


Frequency:  6M - 160M

Power: 100 SSB or 50W CW.

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread


The antenna system consists of:

1 X HYBRID-MICRO Matching Unit Base

1 X 60' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

1 X CHA MIL

1 X JAWMOUNT

Stainless Steel Hardware

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CHA P-LOOP 2.0

The CHA P-LOOP 2.0 was designed with portability, ease of use simplicity, ruggedness and high performance in mind. Unlike any other similar antennas on the market, the CHA P-LOOP 2.0 is made with premium materials that are precisely manufactured and assembled in the USA!


This is an exciting new product from Chameleon Antenna. Easily deployable HF magnetic loop antennas, also called small transmitting loops, have been routinely used for many years in military, diplomatic, and shipboard HF communication links, where robust and reliable general coverage radio communication is a necessity. 


These antennas have only recently become commercially available for amateur radio. The real practical advantage of the small loop, compared to a short vertical whip tuned against earth or a full sized vertical antenna, is the loop’s freedom from dependence on a ground plane and earth for achieving efficient operation; this unique characteristic has profound significance for portable or restricted space antennas. 


In comparison, the bottom of a vertically oriented loop does not need to be more than a loop diameter above ground, making it very easy to install in a restricted space location. There is no significant improvement in sky wave propagation performance when a small loop is installed high; all that matters is the loop is substantially clear of objects in the immediate area and oriented towards the desired direction of radiation. 


The magnetic loop is different from typical antennas because it emphasizes the magnetic part of the radio wave (H field) rather than the electric part (E field) of the radio wave. It also has a high Q resonance of around 15 KHz on 40 meters, providing immunity from interference outside the bandpass. 


The new CHA P-LOOP 2.0 is more rugged, lighter weight, and more weather resistant than previous versions and using the optional power compensator, can handle higher power. We’re sure you will be amazed by the performance and agree that the CHA P-LOOP 2.0 is the most advanced portable magnetic loop antenna available today.


The crimp PL-259 connectors that we're using with all our RG-58 are UHF-7604L connectors from PAN-PACIFIC. They're the best and the leader in the industry.

- There is no need for soldering; therefore, installation time is reduced.


- It takes an experienced technician about 15 seconds to install a crimp-crimp connector, thereby greatly reducing the time required to create cable assemblies. This is very important in today's cabling market where time is of the essence and fewer technicians are being asked to maintain more and more equipment. Digital video, computer and network cabling is almost universally crimped today.


- Crimped connections, done correctly, can be superior to soldered connections.


- A good crimped connection deforms the metal sufficiently past the yield point, but not too much, so that the "spring back" keeps the connection secure, even under thermal cycling (the coefficient of expansion of the two metals might be different) and vibration.


- A good crimp connection is gas tight and won't wick: it is sometimes referred to as a "cold weld".


- Like the solder method, it can be used on solid or stranded conductors, and provides a good mechanical and electrical connection.


Specifications:


  • 7.0 MHz to 30.0 MHz (40 - 10 meter ham bands)
  • Power handling: 10W CW or 25W SSB
  • Power handling with the POWER COMPENSATOR: 30W CW or 60W SSB (MORE INFO ON THE USER GUIDE)
  • The CHA P-LOOP 2.0 is weather resistant to dripping water when mounted near vertically.
  • The tuning box is equipped with a Picatinny rail for easy assembling of the unit.
  • Proprietary solderless aluminum coupling loop. This coupling loop design can be used with any types of coax cable feed-lines. Because of its rigidity, the antenna tuning will remain stable, consistent and will prevent SWR fluctuations due to usual coupling loop deformation.
  • The three sections collapsible portable mast allows easy storage, fast deployment and ease of use in all conditions. No need to play with multiple tubular PVC sections to assemble the antenna.
  • The rubberized handle at the bottom insures a great antenna grip and an easy thumb tuning when operating the antenna handheld.
  • The bottom of the telescopic mast is equipped with a stainless steel 1/4-20 threaded hole for easy tripod installation.
  • The 12’ RG-58 with integrated RFI choke feed-line decouples the coupling loop from the radio which is essential to prevent SWR fluctuation while rotating the antenna or moving the coax cable around.
  • Our custom made capacitors which are equipped with a 6:1 reducer, offer a smooth and consistent tuning while providing the highest efficient performance on the market.
  • The cotton canvas classic military messenger bag offers easy storage, transportation and protection for the unit.
  • The unit is now equipped with a NEW larger Delrin tuning knob for smoother tuning and operation.
  • A 48" diameter BOOSTER KIT for 15M to 40M can be purchased separately.The base of the tuning unit is equipped with an aluminum anodized base plate. That base plate can be placed directly on a flat surface or can be mounted on a tripod (14-20 thread or 3/8 through hole for CHA JAWMOUNT installation).


The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA P-LOOP 2.0 water resistant tuning box
1 X Stainless Steel base adapter 1/4”-20
1 X LMR-400 coax cable radiator
1 X Power Compensator (optional)
1 X 12’ with integrated RFI choke feed-line
1 X 100% Cotton canvas classic military messenger bag
1 X Proprietary coupling loop
1 X Folding Tripod
1 X User guide

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CHA POWER COMPENSATOR

The CHA PC (Power Compensator) is built exclusively by Chameleon Antenna and increases the power handling capability of all Chameleon Antenna magnetic loop antennas by about 2 1⁄2 times. It will also work with other brands of magnetic loop antennas that use a radiator loop with a UHF Connector (PL-259/SO-239). It is easy to install and will increase the utility of your portable magnetic loop antenna.


ATTENTION: IF USED WITH THE CHA F-LOOP 2.0 OR CHA F-LOOP Plus 2.0 THE MAXIMUM POWER OUTPUT WILL BE AROUND 25W CW ON 40M, 60M AND 80M BECAUSE THE SWITCH ON THE F-LOOP MUST BE PLACED ON "A" WHICH REDUCE THE VOLTAGE HANDLING BUT INCREASE THE CAPACITANCE.


PLEASE READ THE USER GUIDE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE POWER COMPENSATOR.

$99.00
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CHA RFI CHOKE

The CHA RFI CHOKE is made of five (5) sleeve beads featuring #31 Ferrite Mix which is the best for this purpose.The #31 Ferrite Mix Core covers 1 MHz to 300MHz.


The CHA RFI CHOKE will prevent, greatly reduces or totally eliminates the RFI carried by the coax cable.


They can be installed either at the antenna feed point or right behind the antenna tuner.The choke is composed of the following:


12" of Coax Cable


2 X UHF-7614 (Double Female Adapter)


5 X Sleeve Beads (#31 Ferrite Mix)


Power Limit 300W SSB


Everything is protected by about 10" of black 3:1 Polyolefin Heat Shrink for maximum protection.

$45.00
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CHA SPIKE MOUNT

The CHA SPIKE MOUNT is an innovative new product built exclusively by the skilled machinists at Chameleon AntennaTM. It is a precision fabricated heavy-duty stainless-steel stake with a fitting for attaching the CHA Hybrid HF antenna base and a counterpoise. It is rugged and highly portable and enables easy ground mounting of the Chameleon AntennaTM HF Modular Portable Antenna System (CHA MPAS) or Hybrid Portable HF Antenna (CHA HYBRID MINI/MICRO). The CHA SPIKE MOUNT is an essential accessory for these two antenna systems.


- 3/4 LB.

- STAINLESS STEEL

- 15" LONG

- 3/8"-24 THREAD

- COUNTERPOISE THUMB SCREW

$50.00
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CHA TD (Tactical Dipole)

The CHA TD (Tactical Dipole) is a HF broadband antenna specially designed for portable HF communication where rapid deployment and simplicity of operation is essential. 


The antenna will operate at all frequencies in the 1.8-30 MHz band without any adjustment with most modern internal antenna tuners. It is ideal for use in conjunction with modern, digitally configured, HF communication transceivers where features such as ALE and frequency hopping require true broadband capability. No masts or guying are required.


The CHA TD can also be used without antenna tuner, as the SWR will stay under 2.5:1 between 10M and 80M and under 2.75:1 on 160M.


The antenna will work successfully supported by trees, masts, the tops of vehicles or any convenient object or structure. The antenna works most effectively when elevated at a reasonable height, but if no support is available it will also radiate (with limited efficiency) when stretched out on the ground.


The radiation pattern of the antenna has significant vertical component at all frequencies, making it ideal for NVIS applications.


The antenna system consists of:


2 X 60’ Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire (Antenna)

2 X 25’ Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire(Counterpoises)

2 X 300 Ohm Termination Resistors (300W SSB or 100W CW)

1 X 50’ Paracord 550

4 X Tent Stakes

1 X 50’ RG-58 (PL-259 connectors) & Integrated RFI Choke

1 X Bag

1 X EMCOMM II Transformer Unit

All Stainless Steel Hardware

$399.00
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CHA TD Lite

The CHA TD LITE (Tactical Dipole LITE) is a HF broadband antenna specially designed for portable HF communication where rapid deployment and simplicity of operation is essential but compactness is primordial.


The antenna will operate at all frequencies in the 1.8-54 MHz band without any adjustment with most modern external antenna tuners. No masts or guying are required.


The antenna will work successfully supported by trees, masts, the tops of vehicles or any convenient object or structure. The antenna works most effectively when elevated at a reasonable height, but if no support is available it will also radiate (with limited efficiency) when stretched out on the ground.


The radiation pattern of the antenna has a significant vertical component at all frequencies, making it ideal for NVIS applications.


The antenna system consists of:


1 X EMCOMM II TRANSFORMER

2 X 60’ Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

2 X Tent Stakes

1 X Bag

All Stainless Steel Hardware


Specifications:

Frequency: 6M – 160M

Power: 500W SSB or 250W CW

$140.00
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FT-817 BRACKETS 2.0

CHA FT-817 Brackets are built exclusively by the skilled machinists of Chameleon AntennaTM. They are a militarystyle pair of precision fabricated aluminum brackets and high quality carrying strap for the popular Yaesu FT-817 series portable QRP transceiver. The brackets have built-in folding legs to tilt the front panel of the FT-817 toward the operator during use. There is also a custom-made microphone holder. As shown in plate (1), the CHA FT-817 Brackets will ruggedize and help protect your FT-817 from the many hazards of field operations and increase the portability and useability of this outstanding radio.


Specifications:


WEIGHT: 1 Lb.

DIMENSIONS: 9” X 5” 3/4 X 2”

MATERIALS: ALUMINUM ANODIZED AND STAINLESS STEEL

$139.00
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CHA EXTRA WIRE

1 X 60' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

1 X Winder

1 X Stainless Steel Carabiner

or

1 X 130' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

1 X Winder

1 X Stainless Steel Carabiner

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CHA SS ADAPTER

$35.00

The CHA SS Adapter is a 3/8-24 to 1/4-20 adapter made of stainless steel. It's allowing the CHA P-LOOP 2.0 and the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 to be compatible with the CHA JAWMOUNT and the CHA SPIKE MOUNT.

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CHA 50' COAX with integrated RFI Choke

$65.00
  • 50' of RG-58A
  • 2 X PL-259 Connectors
  • Power Limit 300W SSB
  • 1 X Integrated RFI Choke at the top of the cable
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CHA BOOSTER KIT

For CHA F-LOOP 2.0 and P-LOOP 2.0

$65.00

Covers 15M to 40M


This 146" LMR-400 radiator which comes with the 8" diameter coupling loop, will create a 48" diameter magnetic loop for the CHA P-LOOP 2.0.

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CHA CAP HAT

For CHA MIL & CHA MIL EXT combo

$70.00
  • For use with ANY antennas with 3/8" x 24 threads.
  • Need to be installed between the CHA MIL and CHA MIL EXT
  • Base Station or Portable ONLY.
  • HUB is made of Stainless Steel.
  • 32" Diameter
  • Ultra-Light
  • Increase radiation and the performance of ANY vertical HF antenna.
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CHA COUNTERPOISES KIT

$65.00

The counterpoises kit is ideal for portable antenna deployment. 

The system will create the ground-plane needed to any vertical antenna and will also play the role of guy wires.

The kit contains the following:

  • 4 X Radials 25' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire secured around plastic wire winders with NEW isolator O-Ring.
  • 4 X Steel Tent Stakes
  • Each wire has one terminal 3/8" of diameter that can be attached at the base of the HYBRID, MINI, MICRO or to the Jawmount or to any other screw of 3/8" diameter or less.
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CHA EMCOMM III Portable

1.8-30 MHz

$139.00

The EMCOMM III Portable antenna is a portable High Frequency (HF) antenna specially designed for short to long range portable and man-pack HF communications. The EMCOMM III Portable antenna is ideal for hiking, backpacking, and both tent and Recreational Vehicle (RV) camping. It is also highly suitable for military, government agencies, non- governmental organizations (NGOs), Military Affiliate Radio System (MARS), Civil Air Patrol (CAP), Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) / Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service (RACES), Salvation Army Team Emergency Radio Network (SATERN), and amateur radio operators (hams) involved in field communication and disaster preparedness.


The EMCOMM III Portable antenna is configurable to facilitate Near-Vertical Incident Sky wave (NVIS) communication and will support most Automatic Link Establishment (ALE), frequency-hopping, and spread- spectrum modes and operations. An antenna tuner or coupler may be required for in some instances. The EMCOMM III Portable antenna can be deployed by the operator in the field in less than 15 minutes, using almost any available support, with no masts or guying required.


The EMCOMM III Portable antenna is comprised of a matching transformer, a 73 foot antenna wire on a line winder, and a 25 foot counterpoise - making a highly portable and effective HF antenna system.


Specifications:

Frequency:  10M - 160M

Power: 100W SSB or 50W CW

Length: 73’ + 25" Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

Weight: 1.5 Lb.


The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA EMCOMM III matching box

1 X 73' Copper Clad KEVLAR Wire (Radiator)

1 X 25' Copper Clad KEVLAR Wire (Counterpoise)


Inverted “L” / Sloping Wire Configurations

The EMCOMM III Portable antenna, Inverted “L” and Sloping Wire configurations, see figure (1), are medium to long range HF antennas. They should provide acceptable ground wave and sky wave propagation. The Inverted “L” and Sloping Wire configurations are excellent general-purpose antennas and are a good choice when two supports are available (for the Inverted “L”) or one support (for the Sloping Wire) and there is sufficient time for site selection and installation. Installing the antenna at a height of around 25 feet or higher will provide good performance. These configurations are predominately omnidirectional on lower frequencies, slightly favoring the end of the antenna on upper frequencies.


End-Fed Inverted “V”

The EMCOMM III Portable antenna End-Fed Inverted “V” configuration, see figure (1), is a medium range HF antenna. The End-Fed Inverted “V” is a good compromise between performance and ease of installation since it requires only one center support, has a reasonably small foot-print, and provides good sky wave propagation. The center should be mounted at a height of around 25 feet and when mounted at this height, the antenna will be omnidirectional at lower frequencies and predominately bidirectional broadside to the antenna on upper frequencies.


Horizontal End-Fed (NVIS)

The EMCOMM III Portable antenna Horizontal End-Fed (NVIS) configuration, see figure (3), is a short to medium range HF antenna. The Horizontal End-Fed configuration will provide good NVIS propagation on lower frequencies and medium range sky wave propagation on upper frequencies. It requires two supports and should be mounted at a height of around 25 feet for good overall results. When mounted at this height, the antenna is omni-directional on the lower frequencies and predominantly bidirectional towards the ends of the antenna on the upper frequencies.


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CHA F-LOOP 2.0

3.5-29.7 MHz

The CHA F-LOOP 2.0 was designed with portability, ease of use simplicity, ruggedness and high performance in mind. Unlike any other similar antennas on the market, the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 is made with premium materials that are precisely manufactured and assembled in the USA!


This is an exciting new product from Chameleon Antenna. Easily deployable HF magnetic loop antennas, also called small transmitting loops, have been routinely used for many years in military, diplomatic, and shipboard HF communication links, where robust and reliable general coverage radio communication is a necessity. 


These antennas have only recently become commercially available for amateur radio. The real practical advantage of the small loop, compared to a short vertical whip tuned against earth or a full sized vertical antenna, is the loop’s freedom from dependence on a ground plane and earth for achieving efficient operation; this unique characteristic has profound significance for portable or restricted space antennas. 


In comparison, the bottom of a vertically oriented loop does not need to be more than a loop diameter above ground, making it very easy to install in a restricted space location. There is no significant improvement in sky wave propagation performance when a small loop is installed high; all that matters is the loop is substantially clear of objects in the immediate area and oriented towards the desired direction of radiation. 


Field trials of the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 demonstrated that an indoor magnetic loop antenna was only around one to two S-units lower, on both transmit and receive, than an outdoor full size quarter wave vertical antenna. Remarkable for an antenna that is only less than three foot in diameter and covers 3.5 MHz to 29.7 MHz (80 – 10 meter ham bands)!


The magnetic loop is different from typical antennas because it emphasizes the magnetic part of the radio wave (H field) rather than the electric part (E field) of the radio wave. It also has a high Q resonance of around 17 KHz on 40 meters, providing immunity from interference outside the bandpass. 


The CHA F-LOOP 2.0 Antenna was designed with weight, portability, versatility and cost in mind and is ideal for RV/camping, hotels, apartments, condominiums, homeowner’s associations, deed restrictions and CCRs (Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions), Shortwave Listening (SWL) and other places where it is not feasible to erect a multi-band wire or vertical antenna. We’re sure you will be amazed by the performance and agree that the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 is the most advanced portable magnetic loop antenna available today.


The crimp PL-259 connectors that we're using with all our RG-58 are UHF-7604L connectors from PAN-PACIFIC. They're the best and the leader in the industry.

- There is no need for soldering; therefore, installation time is reduced.
- It takes an experienced technician about 15 seconds to install a crimp-crimp connector, thereby greatly reducing the time required to create cable assemblies. This is very important in today's cabling market where time is of the essence and fewer technicians are being asked to maintain more and more equipment. Digital video, computer and network cabling is almost universally crimped today.
- Crimped connections, done correctly, can be superior to soldered connections.
- A good crimped connection deforms the metal sufficiently past the yield point, but not too much, so that the "spring back" keeps the connection secure, even under thermal cycling (the coefficient of expansion of the two metals might be different) and vibration.
- A good crimp connection is gas tight and won't wick: it is sometimes referred to as a "cold weld".
- Like the solder method, it can be used on solid or stranded conductors, and provides a good mechanical and electrical connection.


Specifications:


  • 3.5 MHz to 29.7 MHz (80 - 10 meter ham bands)
  • Power handling: 10W CW or 25W SSB
  • Proprietary solderless aluminum coupling loop. This coupling loop design can be used with any types of coax cable feed-lines. Because of its rigidity, the antenna tuning will remain stable, consistent and will prevent SWR fluctuations due to usual coupling loop deformation.
  • The three sections collapsible portable mast allows easy storage, fast deployment and ease of use in all conditions. No need to play with multiple tubular PVC sections to assemble the antenna.
  • The bottom of the telescopic mast is equipped with a stainless steel 3/8-24 threaded hole for easy tripod installation on the tuning box 3/8-24 screw.
  • The 12’ RG-58 with integrated RFI choke feed-line decouples the coupling loop from the radio which is essential to prevent SWR fluctuation while rotating the antenna or moving the coax cable around.
  • Our custom made capacitors which are equipped with a 6:1 reducer, offer a smooth and consistent tuning while providing the highest efficient performance on the market.
  • The Condor Mole military bag offers easy storage, transportation and protection for the unit.
  • The unit is now equipped with a NEW larger Delrin tuning knob for smoother tuning and operation.
  • A 48" diameter BOOSTER KIT for 15M to 40M can be purchased separately.
  • The base of the tuning unit is equipped with an aluminum anodized base plate. That base plate can be placed directly on a flat surface or can be mounted on a tripod (14-20 thread or 3/8 through hole for CHA JAWMOUNT installation).
  • The CHA F-LOOP Plus 2.0 comes with everything included with the CHA F-LOOP 2.0 + 36” diameter collapsible loop radiator made of two sections of 1” 6061-T6 aluminum alloys pipe + 7" diameter aluminum coupling loop.


The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA F-LOOP 2.0 tuning box
2 X LMR-400 coax cable radiator
1 X Dual Female connector
1 X 12’ with integrated RFI choke feed-line
1 X Condor Molle Military Bag
1 X Proprietary coupling loop
1 X Telescopic Mast
1 X User guide


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CHA HYBRID

1.8-54 MHz

The CHA HYBRID SERIES Base is designed to enhance the capabilities of the common HF radio application by allowing faster tuning operation across the HF bands including MARS/CAP frequencies. This antenna base has an integral broadband impedance matching network (transformer 5:1) allowing broadband antenna tuning. An external antenna tuner is required to provide a low VSWR. The unit is water resistant.

Can be used with the CHA MIL, CHA MIL EXT and the CHA CAP-HAT.


Specifications:

Frequency:  6M - 160M

Power: 500W SSB or 250W CW.

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread


The antenna system consists of:

1 X HYBRID Matching Unit Base

1 X 30’ or 60' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

Stainless Steel Hardware

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CHA HYBRID-MICRO

1.8-54 MHz

$211.00

The CHA HYBRID-MICRO is a lightweight highly portable broadband antenna system designed to offer maximum portability and performance. The antenna weights about 1 lb.


The antenna will operate at all frequencies in the 1.8-54 MHz band without any adjustment with most modern external antenna tuners. No masts or guying are required.


The antenna will work successfully supported by trees, masts, the tops of vehicles or any convenient object or structure. The antenna works most effectively when elevated at a reasonable height.


Specifications:


Frequency:  6M - 160M

Power: 100 SSB or 50W CW.

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread


The antenna system consists of:

1 X HYBRID-MICRO Matching Unit Base

1 X 60' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

Stainless Steel Hardware

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CHA JAWMOUNT

1.8-54 MHz

$39.00

The Chameleon  Jaw Mount has been assembled to offer portable antenna versatility for Chameleon Antenna owners. The mount orientation can easily be changed with a simple 3/16 Allen Key. The mount can also be used for NVIS antenna configuration.

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CHA MIL

28-54 MHz

$105.00

The CHA MIL whip is a broadband monopole antenna designed for portable or manpack radios requiring compact but rugged antenna systems.


If used in a stand-alone setup the antenna will cover 28-54 MHz with an external antenna tuner. To enhance RF propagation and antenna performance a ground-plane is required.


Its design has been borrowed from similar antennas utilized by many armies all over the world. The CHA MIL is very hardy, sturdy and portable (being collapsible). Un-mounted the entire antenna length is less than 29”. The 5 aluminum sections are hold together by a piece of 1/8th inch US GI MIL SPEC shock cord that can be replaced by the operator if necessary. But its 85% elongation and break point of 95 pounds properties make the 1/8th inch US GI MIL SPEC shock cord the best on the market.

This is an excellent add-on for the CHA HYBRID and the CHA HYBRID-MICRO.


Specifications:

Height: 10’8”

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread


The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA MIL made of five 26’ sections of aerospace 7075 alloys.


IT'S IMPORTANT TO WATERPROOF THE UNIT BEFORE PERMANENT INSTALLATION

Use the Ideal NOALOX 4 oz. Anti-Oxidant Compound to improve the efficiency of aluminum conductor connections. This compound provides additional inner-strand and inner-conductor current paths.

     
  • Anti-oxidant and anti-seizing compound improves efficiency and service life of aluminum electrical applications
  • Suspended zinc particles penetrate and cut aluminum oxide
  • Provides additional inner-strand and inner-conductor current paths for improved conductivity and cooler connections
  • Reduces galling and seizing on aluminum conduit joints to promote good ground continuity
  • For use with pressure type wire connectors including screw-on, tap, service entrance and split-bolt
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CHA MIL EXT

28-54 MHz

$132.00

The CHA MIL EXT whip has been designed to offer maximum portability and performance for those already using the portable CHA MIL whip for man-pack antenna system.

 

This collapsible antenna extension needs to be used with the CHA MIL to create a 17’4” long portable antenna. When combined with any HYBRID series antenna bases the CHA MIL EXT will operate at all frequencies in the 1.8-54 MHz band without any adjustment with most modern external antenna tuners.


This three 26” sections of ¾” diameter of aluminum alloy tubing is designed for portable HF communication where rapid deployment and simplicity of operation is essential but compactness is primordial.


With the use of any HYBRID series antenna bases, two CHA MIL and two CHA MIL EXT can also be used together to create a 34’6” portable horizontal dipole.


This is an excellent add-on for the CHA MIL.


Specifications:

Frequency:  6M – 160M

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread

Length: 6’ 6”



The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA MIL EXT


IT'S IMPORTANT TO WATERPROOF THE UNIT BEFORE PERMANENT INSTALLATION

Use the Ideal NOALOX 4 oz. Anti-Oxidant Compound to improve the efficiency of aluminum conductor connections. This compound provides additional inner-strand and inner-conductor current paths.

     
  • Anti-oxidant and anti-seizing compound improves efficiency and service life of aluminum electrical applications
  • Suspended zinc particles penetrate and cut aluminum oxide
  • Provides additional inner-strand and inner-conductor current paths for improved conductivity and cooler connections
  • Reduces galling and seizing on aluminum conduit joints to promote good ground continuity
  • For use with pressure type wire connectors including screw-on, tap, service entrance and split-bolt


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CHA MPAS (Modular Portable Antenna System)

1.8-54 MHz


For quite awhile now Survival Tech Nord has been talking about radio COMMS and electronics gear from the “LEGO BLOCK” perspective: Well, Chameleon Antenna is proud to offer to the Survival Tech Nord viewers, the MPAS Kit.


The Modular Portable Antenna System (MPAS) is a concept allowing the radio operator to configure and deploy the antenna system in a variety of configurations. Some of the possible deployment configurations:


• Vertical

• Horizontal

• Sloper

• Inverted “V”

• Inverted “L”

• NVIS

• Balcony

• Vehicle (Stationary)

• Man-Pack


Specifications:


Frequency:  6M - 160M

Power: 100 SSB or 50W CW.

Mounting Configuration: 3/8-24 Thread


The antenna system consists of:

1 X HYBRID-MICRO Matching Unit Base

1 X 60' Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

1 X CHA MIL

1 X JAWMOUNT

Stainless Steel Hardware

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CHA P-LOOP 2.0

7.0-29.7 MHz

The CHA P-LOOP 2.0 was designed with portability, ease of use simplicity, ruggedness and high performance in mind. Unlike any other similar antennas on the market, the CHA P-LOOP 2.0 is made with premium materials that are precisely manufactured and assembled in the USA!


This is an exciting new product from Chameleon Antenna. Easily deployable HF magnetic loop antennas, also called small transmitting loops, have been routinely used for many years in military, diplomatic, and shipboard HF communication links, where robust and reliable general coverage radio communication is a necessity. 


These antennas have only recently become commercially available for amateur radio. The real practical advantage of the small loop, compared to a short vertical whip tuned against earth or a full sized vertical antenna, is the loop’s freedom from dependence on a ground plane and earth for achieving efficient operation; this unique characteristic has profound significance for portable or restricted space antennas. 


In comparison, the bottom of a vertically oriented loop does not need to be more than a loop diameter above ground, making it very easy to install in a restricted space location. There is no significant improvement in sky wave propagation performance when a small loop is installed high; all that matters is the loop is substantially clear of objects in the immediate area and oriented towards the desired direction of radiation. 


The magnetic loop is different from typical antennas because it emphasizes the magnetic part of the radio wave (H field) rather than the electric part (E field) of the radio wave. It also has a high Q resonance of around 15 KHz on 40 meters, providing immunity from interference outside the bandpass. 


The new CHA P-LOOP 2.0 is more rugged, lighter weight, and more weather resistant than previous versions and using the optional power compensator, can handle higher power. We’re sure you will be amazed by the performance and agree that the CHA P-LOOP 2.0 is the most advanced portable magnetic loop antenna available today.


The crimp PL-259 connectors that we're using with all our RG-58 are UHF-7604L connectors from PAN-PACIFIC. They're the best and the leader in the industry.

- There is no need for soldering; therefore, installation time is reduced.


- It takes an experienced technician about 15 seconds to install a crimp-crimp connector, thereby greatly reducing the time required to create cable assemblies. This is very important in today's cabling market where time is of the essence and fewer technicians are being asked to maintain more and more equipment. Digital video, computer and network cabling is almost universally crimped today.


- Crimped connections, done correctly, can be superior to soldered connections.


- A good crimped connection deforms the metal sufficiently past the yield point, but not too much, so that the "spring back" keeps the connection secure, even under thermal cycling (the coefficient of expansion of the two metals might be different) and vibration.


- A good crimp connection is gas tight and won't wick: it is sometimes referred to as a "cold weld".


- Like the solder method, it can be used on solid or stranded conductors, and provides a good mechanical and electrical connection.


Specifications:


  • 7.0 MHz to 30.0 MHz (40 - 10 meter ham bands)
  • Power handling: 10W CW or 25W SSB
  • Power handling with the POWER COMPENSATOR: 30W CW or 60W SSB (MORE INFO ON THE USER GUIDE)
  • The CHA P-LOOP 2.0 is weather resistant to dripping water when mounted near vertically.
  • The tuning box is equipped with a Picatinny rail for easy assembling of the unit.
  • Proprietary solderless aluminum coupling loop. This coupling loop design can be used with any types of coax cable feed-lines. Because of its rigidity, the antenna tuning will remain stable, consistent and will prevent SWR fluctuations due to usual coupling loop deformation.
  • The three sections collapsible portable mast allows easy storage, fast deployment and ease of use in all conditions. No need to play with multiple tubular PVC sections to assemble the antenna.
  • The rubberized handle at the bottom insures a great antenna grip and an easy thumb tuning when operating the antenna handheld.
  • The bottom of the telescopic mast is equipped with a stainless steel 1/4-20 threaded hole for easy tripod installation.
  • The 12’ RG-58 with integrated RFI choke feed-line decouples the coupling loop from the radio which is essential to prevent SWR fluctuation while rotating the antenna or moving the coax cable around.
  • Our custom made capacitors which are equipped with a 6:1 reducer, offer a smooth and consistent tuning while providing the highest efficient performance on the market.
  • The cotton canvas classic military messenger bag offers easy storage, transportation and protection for the unit.
  • The unit is now equipped with a NEW larger Delrin tuning knob for smoother tuning and operation.
  • A 48" diameter BOOSTER KIT for 15M to 40M can be purchased separately.The base of the tuning unit is equipped with an aluminum anodized base plate. That base plate can be placed directly on a flat surface or can be mounted on a tripod (14-20 thread or 3/8 through hole for CHA JAWMOUNT installation).


The antenna system consists of:

1 X CHA P-LOOP 2.0 water resistant tuning box
1 X Stainless Steel base adapter 1/4”-20
1 X LMR-400 coax cable radiator
1 X Power Compensator (optional)
1 X 12’ with integrated RFI choke feed-line
1 X 100% Cotton canvas classic military messenger bag
1 X Proprietary coupling loop
1 X Folding Tripod
1 X User guide

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CHA POWER COMPENSATOR

$99.00

The CHA PC (Power Compensator) is built exclusively by Chameleon Antenna and increases the power handling capability of all Chameleon Antenna magnetic loop antennas by about 2 1⁄2 times. It will also work with other brands of magnetic loop antennas that use a radiator loop with a UHF Connector (PL-259/SO-239). It is easy to install and will increase the utility of your portable magnetic loop antenna.


ATTENTION: IF USED WITH THE CHA F-LOOP 2.0 OR CHA F-LOOP Plus 2.0 THE MAXIMUM POWER OUTPUT WILL BE AROUND 25W CW ON 40M, 60M AND 80M BECAUSE THE SWITCH ON THE F-LOOP MUST BE PLACED ON "A" WHICH REDUCE THE VOLTAGE HANDLING BUT INCREASE THE CAPACITANCE.


PLEASE READ THE USER GUIDE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE POWER COMPENSATOR.

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CHA RFI CHOKE

$45.00

The CHA RFI CHOKE is made of five (5) sleeve beads featuring #31 Ferrite Mix which is the best for this purpose.The #31 Ferrite Mix Core covers 1 MHz to 300MHz.


The CHA RFI CHOKE will prevent, greatly reduces or totally eliminates the RFI carried by the coax cable.


They can be installed either at the antenna feed point or right behind the antenna tuner.The choke is composed of the following:


12" of Coax Cable


2 X UHF-7614 (Double Female Adapter)


5 X Sleeve Beads (#31 Ferrite Mix)


Power Limit 300W SSB


Everything is protected by about 10" of black 3:1 Polyolefin Heat Shrink for maximum protection.

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CHA SPIKE MOUNT

$50.00

The CHA SPIKE MOUNT is an innovative new product built exclusively by the skilled machinists at Chameleon AntennaTM. It is a precision fabricated heavy-duty stainless-steel stake with a fitting for attaching the CHA Hybrid HF antenna base and a counterpoise. It is rugged and highly portable and enables easy ground mounting of the Chameleon AntennaTM HF Modular Portable Antenna System (CHA MPAS) or Hybrid Portable HF Antenna (CHA HYBRID MINI/MICRO). The CHA SPIKE MOUNT is an essential accessory for these two antenna systems.


- 3/4 LB.

- STAINLESS STEEL

- 15" LONG

- 3/8"-24 THREAD

- COUNTERPOISE THUMB SCREW

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CHA TD (Tactical Dipole)

1.8-30 MHz

$399.00

The CHA TD (Tactical Dipole) is a HF broadband antenna specially designed for portable HF communication where rapid deployment and simplicity of operation is essential. 


The antenna will operate at all frequencies in the 1.8-30 MHz band without any adjustment with most modern internal antenna tuners. It is ideal for use in conjunction with modern, digitally configured, HF communication transceivers where features such as ALE and frequency hopping require true broadband capability. No masts or guying are required.


The CHA TD can also be used without antenna tuner, as the SWR will stay under 2.5:1 between 10M and 80M and under 2.75:1 on 160M.


The antenna will work successfully supported by trees, masts, the tops of vehicles or any convenient object or structure. The antenna works most effectively when elevated at a reasonable height, but if no support is available it will also radiate (with limited efficiency) when stretched out on the ground.


The radiation pattern of the antenna has significant vertical component at all frequencies, making it ideal for NVIS applications.


The antenna system consists of:


2 X 60’ Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire (Antenna)

2 X 25’ Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire(Counterpoises)

2 X 300 Ohm Termination Resistors (300W SSB or 100W CW)

1 X 50’ Paracord 550

4 X Tent Stakes

1 X 50’ RG-58 (PL-259 connectors) & Integrated RFI Choke

1 X Bag

1 X EMCOMM II Transformer Unit

All Stainless Steel Hardware

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CHA TD Lite

1.8-54 MHz

$140.00

The CHA TD LITE (Tactical Dipole LITE) is a HF broadband antenna specially designed for portable HF communication where rapid deployment and simplicity of operation is essential but compactness is primordial.


The antenna will operate at all frequencies in the 1.8-54 MHz band without any adjustment with most modern external antenna tuners. No masts or guying are required.


The antenna will work successfully supported by trees, masts, the tops of vehicles or any convenient object or structure. The antenna works most effectively when elevated at a reasonable height, but if no support is available it will also radiate (with limited efficiency) when stretched out on the ground.


The radiation pattern of the antenna has a significant vertical component at all frequencies, making it ideal for NVIS applications.


The antenna system consists of:


1 X EMCOMM II TRANSFORMER

2 X 60’ Copper Clad KEVLAR PTFE (Teflon) (-70°C to 150°C) wire

2 X Tent Stakes

1 X Bag

All Stainless Steel Hardware


Specifications:

Frequency: 6M – 160M

Power: 500W SSB or 250W CW

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FT-817 BRACKETS 2.0

For Yaesu FT-817

$139.00

CHA FT-817 Brackets are built exclusively by the skilled machinists of Chameleon AntennaTM. They are a militarystyle pair of precision fabricated aluminum brackets and high quality carrying strap for the popular Yaesu FT-817 series portable QRP transceiver. The brackets have built-in folding legs to tilt the front panel of the FT-817 toward the operator during use. There is also a custom-made microphone holder. As shown in plate (1), the CHA FT-817 Brackets will ruggedize and help protect your FT-817 from the many hazards of field operations and increase the portability and useability of this outstanding radio.


Specifications:


WEIGHT: 1 Lb.

DIMENSIONS: 9” X 5” 3/4 X 2”

MATERIALS: ALUMINUM ANODIZED AND STAINLESS STEEL

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