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[TowerTalk] Force 12 stacked c3 vs c3xl

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Force 12 stacked c3 vs c3xl
From: (Fatchett, Mike)
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 1997 12:31:10 -0700
>>>Nothing for 40?  Na, that is just a personal bias!

Actually I have a cushcraft 40-2cd that I was going to put on top.

>Unless you plan to work as a multi-op contest station, get the two C3s. Tom
>Schiller has great things to say about that combo in his book "Arrays of
>According to him, a pair of C3s is about equivalent to the 6-el Magnum 620
>but it also has the advantage of diversity effects, based on the two heights.
>BTW: Tom spoke at the Pacificon antenna seminar last October, Concord, CA and
>was very informative as well as entertaining. Another goodie would be the
>with enhanced coverage of 12 and 17m. If those bands are not important to
>get the pair of C3s.
>I haven't yet put up any massive aluminum into the sky, but have studied it a
>lot. My current project is a 6-el switchable sloper array having directors
>reflectors, 40m, of course. I had up the K1WA 5-el sloper array for about a
>year (until the hoisting cable in the hbrw telescoping mast) failed. Now on
>an inverted DP and a DX77. I am saving, very long term, for the Force 12 
>Magnum 320/340, 3 el on 20 and 40. Now that's an antenna!
>Grant  K7GT

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