New Wide-Bander for the Icom IC-705
This small "Wonderwand Widebander" antenna consists of a tuner and a telescopic radiator, as well as an adapter for any wires. The usable frequency range goes from
80 to 10m, for 2m and 70cm the tuning is switched to pass and the length of the antenna is adjusted.
In contrast to the already known "Widebander" antenna, this version has the PL connector straight out at the bottom and a BNC
socket at the top. This means that it fits perfectly on the Windcamp RC-1 bracket of the IC-705, and any existing antenna can be adjusted in the same way as the supplied radiator. The
adjustment is very simple and quick. First, it is tuned to maximum noise at reception, then to minimum SWR at low transmitting power. The max. transmitting power to be allowed is 10W.