On Fri, 20 Jun 1997 09:25:56 -0400 Dan Nixon <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>Have always wanted to build a Minooka Special, most might know this
>antenna by the term "Battle Creek Special" which has been used
>successfully on many Dxpeditions.
>I'm interested if anyone has built a 40/80m version using a loading
>at the top of the vertical?
>Thanks for taking the time to respond.
>Dan Nixon, W4EA Loganville, GA USA
>South East Contest Club email@example.com
MFJ manufactures exactly what you described at an attractive price of
The MFJ-1792 is full size on 40M with an isolating / 80M loading coil
at the top
and a capacity hat to complete the 80M loading. A couple of users have
good results here on the Towertalk reflector. Of course an effective
is needed. (I have no affiliation with or interest in MFJ).
de Tom N4KG
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