Mike Meehan wrote:
> I put an A4 up last year with the 744 40M add on and liked it alot.
> BW is typical of shortened antennas---pick cw or phone...
> Easy to assemble...Cant tell if perf of 10-20 was hurt as I put it
> up with 744 from the start. Still, antenna perf was about what you
> would expect from a 70' tall tribander...
> Kindest Regards,
> -Mike AK6N
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I added a 743 to my A4-S @ 55 ft in 1985. Wow, what a performance
difference from a 40M inverted V!! It actually has front-to-side dB!!
Certainly, it's still no better than a dipole, but worth every cent to
be able to rotate it!
I've since graduated to better antennas, but it's still installed on my
55 ft tower as a backup antenna.
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