On Mon, 1 Nov 1999 08:08:22 EST N5ue@aol.com writes:
> Does anyone have any experience with Gladiator Vertical antennas? I
> like to use one on 160. Any comments?
> 73, Stan N5ue
I believe they make two versions:
A coil loaded version with the coil in the middle of the element
A Top Loaded version with a large capacity hat on top.
TOP LOADING is the MOST efficient method of loading
a short antenna. Coil loading is much less efficient and
yields a more narrow bandwidth.
de Tom N4KG
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