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, email@example.com
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