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Old 06-27-2017, 08:47 AM
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Default Archer Comm Antenna in RV4

Does anyone have experience installing an Archer Comm antenna in an RV4? I'm consider the Archer model 1A.


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Old 06-27-2017, 09:00 AM
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Jeff, there have been multiple threads on VAF over the years concerning the Archer antennae. I have the NAV antenna in my RV-6 and it offers good performance. But the Archer COM antenna has a much less favorable field history, offering considerably less performance than a standard whip antenna mounted on the airframe exterior. it is unlikely you would be happy with the COM antenna if you expect performance similar to a whip antenna.
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