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Portable HF Antennas


5-Band, 1/2 wave rotatable dipole for 40/20/15/10/6 meters!

If you have antenna restrictions, neighbors that tend to complain about antennas, simply want to operate without drawing attention…or you want a portable, lightweight multi-band antenna to use for POTA activations or emergency situations, the CHV-5X is a great choice.

This is the compact dipole used for HF communications on the set of the ABC Television show “Last Man Standing” with Tim Allen. The crowded space above the set required a compact multi-band dipole and the CHV-5X was selected as the best option.


Compact, lightweight, and easily assembled in either a horizontal, “V” shape or ground-plane configuration. Each band tunes independently of the others.

Comet engineers have specifically designed this antenna for those that desire a multi-band dipole that can be rotated if needed, but don’t have a lot of room to install it.

Max power:
40/20M 150W SSB
15/10/6M 220W SSB

Horizontal length: 13 ft approx

Weight: 5 lbs 14 oz approx

Impedance: 50 Ohm

Connector: SO-239

Mounting mast required: 1″-2.5″ diameter

Typical 1.5:1 or less SWR bandwidth:

40M: 22kHz

20M: 36kHz

15M: 54kHz

10M: 140kHz

6M: 1.8MHz


CHV-5X installed above the set of ABC TVs “Last Man Standing” starring Tim Allen


160M – 6M portable, sectional, light-weight, telescoping HF antenna.
(160/80/40/30/20/17/15/12/10/6M bands)
Comes in a vinyl roll-up carry case with  pockets to store the antenna coils.

Unroll the case and decide how you will “play radio” portable today!

HFJ-350M Toy-Box portable HF Antenna in use, see the counter-poise wire attached to the chain link fence

Optional 2M coil for the HFJ-350M Toy-Box.

Requires the telescoping element that comes with the Toy-Box.
When the element is extended to the correct length, the HFJ-2M is a Ground Independent 1/2 wave antenna

A 1M length “scale” wire is attached to the base of the coil.  Match the length of the telescoping section to the length of 1M scale wire, and you now have a 2M 1/2 wavelength (ground independent) antenna.

The scale wire terminates in a female bullet connector so you can move the scale wire over to the base of the HFJ-350M Toy-Box ground terminal and use the bullet connector to easily attach your own 1/4 wave ground plane radial when on the HF bands.


The CST-30 is an adjustable antenna mounting bracket designed to fit the IC-705, FT-817 and FT-818 radios.

A jumper is included to adapt from the BNC connector on the radio to an SO-239 connector for the HFJ-350M Toy Box or similar antenna to screw onto.


Optional cloth roll-up storage case for the HFJ-350M Toy-Box antenna.
Contains extra pockets to store adapters, ground wire kits, etc.