He could build a super 20 element bi-directional inverted-vee-beam for 40 or 80
w/switched driven elements, transmit in one direction--then listen to himself
long path from the other direction. (at S-9+)
Or how about a 280' long bi-directional (switched) sterba curtain for 40/80.
Whew!! That would keep his coffee warm while calling CQ.
The possibilities are endless.
From: PaulKB8N@aol.com on Thu, Sep 18, 1997 11:55
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] WX7M 280' long 20M Yagi
To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
In a message dated 97-09-18 10:34:42 EDT, email@example.com (Bill Fisher -
<< I cant help but wonder why he chose a REALLY long boom design rather than
>> doing something with multiple yagis stacked or side by side yagis? Is
>> this 280' long antenna going to be the strongest thing to Europe from his
>> If you were WX7M and wanted THE LOUDEST signal in one direction, what
>> would you put up? What would beat this 280' long yagi?
FAQ on WWW: http://www.contesting.com/towertalkfaq.html
Administrative requests: towertalk-REQUEST@contesting.com