The Hy-Gain DP-19PD is not a tape dipole but it might be a
useful "modern" replacement. See the Hy-Gain web site:
... Joe, W4TV
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> Subject: Re: [Antennaware] LQQking for source
> At 09:12 AM 2007-02-14, Howard W3CQH wrote:
> >LQQking for a source of a TAPE antenna. Unit has center
> mounting bolt or
> >hook, and both arms are tapes measures that unwind from the
> center unit.
> >The unit also comes with a chart of frequencies vs tape lengths.
> >This antenna can be used on both HF & VHF.
> HyGain marketed these in the late 60's. I know a ham who still has
> one that he acquired as military surplus.
> See this: http://www.qsl.net/n2ckh/HA4000.htm
> They have replacement tapes here:
> This is a fun re-invention: http://www.eham.net/articles/5523
> 73, Terry N6RY
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