Well, David, I think I should be able to ease your mind. It seems that
the reason those parts were damaged, was that a tree fell on n4rw's guy
cable and brought his tower down. He bought another quad. The owner and
Rick are friends and I'm sure those quad parts were not advertised in an
effort to produce any sort of uncomplimentary intent. I hope this helps.
73 John Fearon w4wkp
On Fri, 19 Jun 1998, DavidC wrote:
> OK, but what about here in New England where ice and winds combine to
> destroy all sorts of antennas ... most particularly larger quads?
> Also, no one has yet responded to the question about side mounting a quad
> ... will the metal from a IIX swinging gate and proximity to the tower
> terribly detune the quad?
> What is the lowest (above poor rocky and gravely ground) a 40m quad may be
> mounted and still work well for medium and dx?
> Thanks & 73, DavidC AA1FA
> > Good advice from Dave there on the Antenna Mart Quads. I have known
> > Bill personally for hundreds of years, and he has to much pride to
> > turn out a piece of junk.
> > Haven't checked for the last year, but at that time, his FULL sized
> > 40 meter quads had never been destroyed.
> > 73 Ed
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