It is worth the trouble to modify it to 105CA. The guy doing the 10M
contest at my station tonight said he couldn't believe the pattern of the
antenna. I noticed his signal was 10db over S9 when pointing to Atlanta and
not moving the S-meter when pointing north.
Point of reference... I have mine at 125' in the mountains (wind blows
constantly). The antenna has been up a year with no problem. You can't
believe how hard the wind blows on this hilltop during T-storms. It sounds
like a freight train with the wind blowing through the antennas/tower.
Scarey really. During one storm I was so scared the guys might be hit by a
falling tree that I went out and moved my car out from under the tower.
The antenna is solid mechanically as is in my opinion. Well, maybe not for
Bill Fisher, KM9P & K4AAA
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