On Fri, 2007-12-07 at 10:23 -0500, Bwana Bob wrote:
> No HF, even as backup? Ancient history now, but I was in Tel Aviv on
> business in 1993 and all the embassies I saw had HF antennas on the
> rooftops. Interestingly, most were dipoles fed with 600 ohm open wire
> line. One embassy had an HF log periodic.
> Wasn't the Ten Tec Paragon sold under GSA contract to government
> agencies? I wonder if any are tucked away in a corner of an embassy comm
> room somewhere... Just in case.
At least one such station showed up in FEMA circles for domestic use.
Some of those tend to use the B&W leaky dummy load antenna for rapid
frequency change. (T2FD)
ALE and picky equipment stability and selectivity rules have made much
workable HF equipment not acceptable on government HF bands.
> Bob WB2VUF
73, Jerry, K0CQ
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