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In need of antenna advise for HF n3ren on 3/1/19
Utilizing the mast was something I questioned because I know little about the way a dipole operates/radiates. I didn't know if it would cause trouble either with the Antron vertical or the dipole. Neither would be used at the same time as the other, I was more worried about radiation patterns and SWR.

Thoughts?
In need of antenna advise for HF n3ren on 3/1/19
Thank you for the reply. I'm recently retired and decided to get away from the 2m/70cm repeater life and make the jump into HF so this is all new to me. I figured I could buy an entry level/reasonably priced multi band antenna to cover 6m to at about 40m to take advantage of this IC-7300 and find my niche in HF before buying higher end specific band antennas.
In need of antenna advise for HF n3ren on 3/1/19
I seen good reviews about this company and maybe the offset dipole will work here https://www.ebay.com/itm/HFedz-Windom-OCFD-80m-6m-HF-antenna-200W-Ham-Radio-Antenna/202314945077?_trkparms=aid%3D333200%26algo%3DCOMP.MBE%26ao%3D1%26asc%3D55164%26meid%3Df4b79b2cadfe460c98d10b6b18d0a6de%26pid%3D100752%26rk%3D3%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D192771485320%26itm%3D202314945077&_trksid=p2047675.c100752.m1982

Or maybe an invert L?

Very excited to advance in Ham Radio and could use information from someone who knows much more than I.

Thank you in advance! N3REN
In need of antenna advise for HF n3ren on 3/1/19
Side view of my house from the POV of my neighbor in the standalone home.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/9tiDXjj8W9ZyCe8FA


Theoretic side view of my entire property from the POV of my standalone neighbor.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/QAP3GXD9haix25bL9


Simulated aerial view of my property that I want to set up a horizontal multi-band antenna.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/Sn247UdwVwB3j8y79
In need of antenna advise for HF n3ren on 3/1/19
Taking my USA General License exam in a month. I just bought an Icom 7300 and in the dark about what antenna to buy. I drew pictures of my property and situation but this forum will not let me post them for this initial post. I have an A-99 10M-12M on a chimney mount at the moment. I was looking at a windom or end fed di-pole. 6-40M would be a great all around for me to fine tune what bands interest me the most. I've seen windom and end fed dipoles in the same price range that advertise up to 6M-160M!

I live in a semi-urban area with a property dimension of 175' x 25' (53.3m x 7.6m).

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