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[TowerTalk] TH11DX or X9

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Subject: [TowerTalk] TH11DX or X9
From: (L Raffel)
Date: Mon, 06 Apr 1998 19:52:36 -0500
I was had just decided to get a TH11 since, according to hygain, it is
broad banded on 5 bands.  However, I was at the AES open house this weekend
and talked to the Cushcraft rep there.  Of course he said that the X9 was
better.  He said that the X9 will give better performance on 10, 15 and 20
because it did not have to be optimized for all 5 bands.  He then went on
to say that it would perform adequately on 12 and 17 but with an SWR of 4:1
and can be used on those two bands with an antenna tuner.  In other words
the X9 has better performance on 10, 15, 20 but not as good on 12 AND 17.
Also, he said, you can install a 40 m 2 element add-on kit.  Too good to be
true?  Any comments?

Les  W9IM

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