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Subject: [TowerTalk] 40 Meter Beams
From: (Larry G Schimelpfenig)
Date: Tue, 25 Nov 1997 19:29:16 EST
The boom on the 4 element KLM used to be a weak spot. Had one break in
Replaced it with a new boom with the 360 truss system and it held up well
after that.
Had a friend lose one of the plastic insulators on his 2 EL KLM last

73 de Larry K7SV

On Tue, 25 Nov 1997 02:06:54 +0000 Wayne Bailey <>
>I have a new tower installation a 110 ft Rohn 45-G with a Hygain 
>on top and room for a 40 meter beam.
>I am considering and wondering whether the extra expense for one of 
>4 element or 3 element loaded beams such as the M2 4 element or other
>similar 4 element beams are worth the cost difference over say the
>Cushcraft 402-CD?????
>Any experiences positive or negative would be appreciated.  Any
>experiences concerning mechanical reliability etc of the M2 or KLM 
>be appreciated.
>73 de Wayne, NX7K
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