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[TowerTalk] 402-CD vs. EF-240X -Reply

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Subject: [TowerTalk] 402-CD vs. EF-240X -Reply
From: (Tom Rauch)
Date: Thu, 30 Apr 1998 10:25:43 +0000
Hi Jim,

> And in my unscientific observations, having had yagis and now a
> 5-band, 2 element quad, I will be hard pressed to ever fool with yagis
> again (in my current qth, anyway).  The quad is much quieter, in
> reference to both natural and manmade noise. 

I wouldn't give up on yagi's for that reason, especially if there 
isn't something making noise right below the antenna.

Perhaps your yagi had a defect in element balance, allowing the 
tower and feedline to couple local noise to the antenna? 

73, Tom W8JI

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