Moonraker Tornado Stinger Vs Sirio Performer 5000?

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Re: Moonraker Tornado Stinger Vs Sirio Performer 5000?

Post by The Collector » 04 May 2018, 11:32

radiogaga wrote:
04 May 2018, 06:59
Ossie12pints wrote:
03 May 2018, 22:37
Also if you want to run extra power an open coil is great for high wattage.
Or the many enclosed coils designed for high power, ie 2kW
...or the oil-filled coil variety ;)

Ossie12pints - have you ever compared your aerial to a Sirio 4000/5000, or even to say a similar-size 5ft Modulator?

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Re: Moonraker Tornado Stinger Vs Sirio Performer 5000?

Post by RadioPixie » 04 May 2018, 19:10

I had a stinger/springer antenna once. Performance was ok. The bugger rusted though. I did have a wire link with croc clips to short out a winding or two to operate 10m and shorted the whole coil for 6m operation, making it into a useful triband antenna. If I wanted to go for another, I would try the stainless steel version to see if it lasted longer.

I would definitely would go for the Sirio 3000 to 5000.

As for handling 2000 Watts, why would anyone wish to install and operate an amp of that amount of power for mobile work? That's bonkers! Only a handful of people would ever achieve it. Power rating at that level is marketing BS :problem:
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Re: Moonraker Tornado Stinger Vs Sirio Performer 5000?

Post by Mudslinger » 04 May 2018, 19:56

You could probaly get a similar signal from a Sirio 4000 with 100 watts, to what you would get out of a springer with 2000 watts
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Re: Moonraker Tornado Stinger Vs Sirio Performer 5000?

Post by RadioPixie » 04 May 2018, 21:38

Mudslinger wrote:
04 May 2018, 19:56
You could probaly get a similar signal from a Sirio 4000 with 100 watts, to what you would get out of a springer with 2000 watts
Makes it even more bonkers :lol:
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