Lee Buller wrote:stuff, but lets move on.....
> What are your dipole secrets?
The biggest secret is that a dipole won't work if put up in nice
weather. ou have to go out about 10 minutes before a contest starts in
the middle of a snow storm to put it up.
The dipole is one of the simplest antennas in
> ham radio. What are your secrets of putting up, tuning, pruning and
> operating from a dipole.
Now, don't laugh. I bet there are some pretty
> good comments out there.
> For instance...(Red Herring across the path) what about those guys >who
> insist that you must have a half-wave or a multiple thereof of coax >on the
> dipole to make it an effective radiator?
> Or, how do you get bandwidth on a dipole?
Best way is to cut a piece of wire that will fit between 2 trees and
then feed it with some twin lead. (McCoy Dipole) Guaranteed to work all
>How come mine don't work?
Did you put it up in good weather? A dipole is the most efficient
antenna you can put up bar none!!!
> Just a new discussion guys.
> Lee Buller
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