A Q of 100 for 10 and 15 meter traps seems very low. I beleive that our (TH7DX)
trap coils are closer to Q=300. I can measure them and post the results if
anyone is interested.
I also agree with Tony K1KP, that shortening a dipole element only reduces it's
gain very slightly, on the order of fractional dB.
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