On Mon, 30 Aug 1999 09:54:01 -0400 Nat Davis <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>-- Antenna choice: I am space and money impaired! My friend
>tower sections is willing to part with his Hy-gain TH-2 (being
>a C4 -- showoff!). It has appeal due to its small size (6' boom) and
>(great to have friends!). However, what I put up will likely be
>antenna for a long time. In that sense, I am wondering if I should
>step up to a little more antenna. I read the recent thread comparing
>small 3-element beams (TA33, TH3, A3S). An alternative, the TA33-JR
>a good fit for me -- same general specs as the TA33 but lower power
> Since I do not see an amp in my future, is this a reasonable antenna
>the others, for that matter)? Any alternative suggestions? I wish I
>afford a Force Cxx antenna but the budget and neighbors would not
>kindly on that!
Wayne Overbeck, N6NB, ran a series of comparison tests on
various yagis vs. quads many years ago. The results were
published in a national ham radio magazine, "Ham Radio,"
One of the findings that I still remember was the surprisingly
strong performance of the Hy-Gain TH-2.
Dave Hachadorian, K6LL
San Diego, CA
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