[Top] [All Lists]

C3 vs the other brands

To: <>
Subject: C3 vs the other brands
From: (Tony Brock-Fisher)
Date: Mon, 13 Jan 1997 13:56:44 -0500
Pete, KS4XG writes:
>I keep hearing the C3 referred to
as a set of monobanders sharing a single boom. There are six loaded elements
but no traps, so this appears to translate to three two element yagis
interlaced on a boom.

...Actually, they're all full-sized elements, not loaded elements.

>How could these yagis possibly compete with the
other trapped yagi designs that have 4-5 active elements per band?

...Answer: They can't.

The claim is that since they're not loaded, their more efficient than
loaded designs. If you pit a C3 against an A3, I'll take the C3.
If you pit a C3 against a KT-34XA, you're smoking rope.

-Tony, K1KP,

FAQ on WWW:     
Administrative requests:
Sponsored by Akorn Access, Inc & N4VJ / K4AAA

<Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread>