Roger C. Stimson wrote:
> I am considering the HyGain 205CA for installation underneath a
> 40-2CD. I plan to do the W6QHS mods on both antennas. However, there
> has been little "towertalk" about the 205CA and much positive talk about
> the 204BA/CA.
> What is the story here? Has anyone compared the two antennas?
> W6QHS said that he had a design for the 205CA--and there is a picture of
> one in his book--,but he did not comment on its performance. The ARRL
> Antenna Handbook has some rather good looking graphs on the 205CA, but
> mysteriously left out the data on the 204CA and no specifics on
> boom or element strengthening.
> I would like to hear from those of you who are using the 205CA and
> especially from those of you who have had a chance to compare it with
> the 204CA. Is .5 db worth it?
> Thanks in advance,
> Roger K8RS
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I have paper notes somewhere that says, get a 205, toss one
element, re-space the rest on the long boom...I'll start to dig...
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