My more than 35 years old Fritzel antenna elements look new after a . /71 the 4 cm diameter traps of the (FB FB FB were only. FRITZEL FB Specifications, electrical, 20m-Band, 15m-Band, 10m-Band. Elements, active in band number, 3, 3, 3. Boom Length active for band in use λ. 15 Jahre alten FB33, den ich nächste Woche zusammenbauen möchte. Bei den Maßabweichungen schreibt Fritzel Elementlänge ±10mm und bei Abständen .

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His company produced many types of antennas and later then they made antennas for more power. The arrays are built extremely well and perform nicely. Seite 1 von 2.

Fritzel FB-33

The black plastic caps will somethimes crack or split and a replacement are not easy to find. Dementsprechend ist auch die Performance. Apart from the permanent damage caused to the hot toroid, the shell partially melted and changed shape. Die Abmessungen der verschiedenen Versionen sind hier zu finden: Drilling of the rivets and replaced by stainless steel bolts and nuts is the surest way to be spared from future malfunction of the traps.

The windings with Teflon insulation remained intact. HOFI continued the production or sale of Fritzel products. Took me some 4 weeks to clean all aluminum and traps inside too.

Damage due to a dirty vintage trap and power exceeding. If that process has taken a long time it may be difficult to push the trap out of the case. The resonance’s are not so far apart.

Fritzel FB33 Product Reviews

After some time the wires are covered with cobwebs and oxidation, especially against the vent of the outer tube. After the format of the baluns has also been changed. It tb a matter of good finishing by degreasing, for example with Dreft detergent and then rinsing with warm fgitzel and drying with a hair dryer. It has been through some very rough storms at my location without any problems. When the antenna is remounted you’re not the first to discover that the SWR is poor due to a wrong installed trap.


Bought a used rfitzel el tribander, Fritzel FB53, which was up in the air for over 10 years and not being used anymore. Please note, that the Cushraft was about 20 years old and in a worse condition than the FB My more than 35 years old Fritzel antenna elements look new after a thorough maintenance.

So it fits exactly on the aluminium cover of the trap. The antenna tube for 20 m connected to 15 m trap is not removed.

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The friitzel owner blew a few vb 1 KW. Shrink tubing as cover cap for 40 mm diameter traps. The power was also limited to W PA input. In seinem Forum wird es Verweise auf die archivierten Threads in diesem Forum geben und aus diesem Forum wird generell das neue Forum verlinkt werden. The damage appears low on the picture because I restored the plastic with hot air and I glued the cracks a bit.

This can be useful in detecting a defect if on a particular band the Fgitzel of your antenna is not good anymore. Ich sende auch gern weitere Kopien aus meiner alten Db zu! Remember when replacing the traps that the coils with the least windings are for 10 m.

The case of the older type trap has a diameter of 4 cm and the diameter of the newer model is 5 cm. Gehe zu Seite 12. For example the antenna resonates only on two bands, but does not work on the third one. Specs given by the manufacturer seem a litle exagerated though. Sie haben ferner gem. The revited joints are not always perfect and together with the aforementioned crystallization create a poor contact frtizel even a break.


The resonance’s are respectively By measuring the resonance it is part of the total capacitance. Never mind about the floppy balun. I have not yet tried, but maybe it goes better with a spray of WD40 or Ballistol oil. In contrast to the contact of coil with tube, is visual inspection of the connection to the rod antenna not to perform.

The traps are made with soft aluminium wire. Vom Websiteinhaber angepasst Erstellt mit Datenschutz-Generator. It’s about the traps with a diameter of 4 cm, not the newer type with a diameter of 5 cm. This PDF file contains the most recent sizes of radiator, director, reflector and mounting examples.

With back and forth motion the crystals works as sandpaper so you may manage it usually. With two screws the interior may be removed. It was about 10 years old when I bought it and it replaced the Cushcraft A3S. Of the latter, the length depends on the year of production. If you have any questions, problems, or suggestions about Reviews, please email your Reviews Manager.

Aber vielleicht hat ja noch einer hier die vom FB33!? If only the tip of the plastic coil form is applied with some silicone grease you ensure that the construction remains “water resistant”.