Speaking from limited experience with 1/4 wave slopers, feedpoint
but seems to have great amounts of reactance. If you can live with
2:1 vswr, just cut to frequency by formula and run with it. If you look
at it with one of the modern day "Antenna Analyzers", it'll drive you
You'll cut and prune until the antenna no longer works.
> but from what I've read in some of the standard antenna texts,
> slopers are notoriously difficult to match. I also believe by going to a
> quarter-wave, you now become much more dependent on a good ground/radial
> system then you were with the V which is essentially a dipole.
> >all things being equal, which antenna has more directivity and which
> >by design, a greater s/n ratio?
> I will leave that question to folks who really know what they are talking
> about! :)
> 73, Dick
> Dick Flanagan W6OLD CFII Minden, Nevada DM09db (South of Reno)
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