The Chameleon CHA 40 20 FD fan dipole antenna is a portable antenna that will work on the 40 and 20 meter bands without a tuner and with a wide range antenna tuner will give you coverage on the 17, 15, 12, and 10 meter bands. The antenna is field tunable and can be installed in either an inverted VEE or turnstile configuration. Chameleon designed this to be a portable antenna so the elements, made of 16ga kevlar clad PTFE wire, are stored on convenient wire winders that also can be used to as a field tuning aid.
An antenna was provided to me by Chameleon for the purposes of this review.
Field test of the Chameleon CHA 40 20 FD Fan Dipole Antenna:
Chameleon CHA 40 20 FD Fan Dipole Antenna
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00:55 What is a Fan Dipole antenna
01:58 Chameleon CHA 40 20 FD
03:41 Deploying the antenna
06:12 Checking it on the analyzer
07:05 Making tuning adjustment
07:50 Performance / On Air
09:32 Rating the antenna
11:13 Ideal uses and my thoughts