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[TowerTalk] baluns and wire antenna

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Subject: [TowerTalk] baluns and wire antenna
From: (K7LXC)
Date: Tue, 30 Dec 1997 13:03:29 EST
In a message dated 97-12-30 12:45:22 EST, writes:

> the inverted v was the best compromise i came up with, the wire running 90
>  and 270 degrees. this should have given me major lobes at 90 and 270
>  degrees, right?

    Well, I'm no LB Cebik but the lobes will not be off the ends but at right
angles to the wires. Mostly at 0 degrees and 180 degrees. This'll be your
North-South antenna.

> i was able to take one leg off, connect the shield to the
>  tower and turn it into a 1/4 wave end fed sloper with the leg at about 220
>  degrees. this should give me lobes at 220 and 40 degrees.
>  however, the s/n ratio went down and the sensitivity also. 

     Why don't you go back to the original configuration? It seemed to work

73,  Steve   K7LXC

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