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Re: [TenTec] New and Improved Terminology (NVIS origins)

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Subject: Re: [TenTec] New and Improved Terminology (NVIS origins)
From: Jack Mandelman <modelman@ieee.org>
Reply-to: k1vt@arrl.net, Discussion of Ten-Tec Equipment <tentec@contesting.com>
Date: Fri, 07 Jan 2011 14:38:07 -0500
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Rick (NJ0IP / DJ0IP),
How did you deal with bringing the feedline away perpendicular to the vertical 
dipole?  I have many tall trees, but routing a high feedline perpendicular to 
the VD is quite a challenge.

Jack K1VT

>The first choice is, should it be monoband or multiband?
>If multiband, I personally would only run with a VD.  I hate traps (break,
>lossy, collect water) and I am to lazy to put a lot of radials down.

>If monoband, anything will work, as long as it is built well, following the
>multitude of excellent tips we have read on this thread.

>On the one hand, I hate to have to tune a matchbox, and my shortened VD will
>always require a matchbox.
>I purchased a 1000 Watt Palstar automatic tuner, but haven't tried it yet.
>Maybe that's the solution I've been looking for.

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