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[TowerTalk] inverted vee

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Subject: [TowerTalk] inverted vee
From: (Tom Osborne)
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 1997 01:18:54 +0800
stratto wrote:
> What usually happen to a inverted vee resonate freq if the ends are moved
> higher, so that the antenna becomes more of a dipole?  The antenna is for
> 160/80.
> 73s
> eds
> w1zz

Usually the pattern becomes more broadside and the impedance goes up. The 
impedance of a dipole is around 72 ohms and as you drop the ends, it goes 
down closer to 50 ohms.  With the inverted "V", the pattern is a little 
more omni-directional.

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