At 07:05 PM 12/9/2007 -0000, Paul Young wrote:
> I'm new to the group and this is my first post (so be easy on me).
>Here in the UK I have been trying to find a single element rotary dipole
>for 20m to put on my mast.
>It seems that no one sells them over here.
>So I have decided to make my own. I was thinking of using 2 half wave
>CB dipoles back to back with the coils removed.
>Would I be best to feed them with a 1 to 1 balun or direct with coax?
A balun will help insure that RF current doesn't flow on the coax shield
and thus mess up the dipole's pattern.
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