On Sat, Jan 25, 2003 at 11:45:45PM -0500, email@example.com
> From: Sylvan Katz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> this skill. However, it also implies that the station set-up is some what
> out of the ordinary due merely to the fact that they can copy on one band
> and transmit on the other. The sort of rf isolation can't be bought off the
> shelf. It is an unusual class of operator AND an unusual class of station.
It's not as hard as one might think, at least for low-power operation.
I've got a 132' Windom run between the tower and a tree. With extra rope,
the tower end starts about 30' from the tower. With that arrangement
connected to the second radio, I can work most band combinations without
interference and without bandpass filters. (you do have to stay away from
your own harmonics<grin>!) It's proven quite effective in domestic contests
and at least helpful in DX tests.
Doug Smith W9WI
Pleasant View (Nashville), TN EM66