> We acquired a used 40-2CD (40 meter 2 element yagi) and wanted to test
> it out after assembly. Assembly went fine after putting on some new
> hardware. We tried testing it on a step ladder just to see if it was
> in the ballpark. Turns out that the resonant freq is at 6.90 MHZ, and
> above 3 to 1 SWR in the ham band. I know it's close to the ground,
> but what else can be done before putting it up? Is this normal? Any
> other way to test it? Is following the Cushcraft assembly
> instructions dimensions usually close to being correct once it's up?
> Any help appreciated.
> 73 Denis, W4DC
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Try standing it on end with front stright up....
This is what a lot do and see if there is any difference.
Good luck Everett WZ8P CUL
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