In a message dated 99-11-24 23:49:46 EST, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> Claim #1: ZR3 needs no radials.
True. It's 3 half-wave dipoles (10, 15 & 20) bent into a (fairly) compact
design. As a dipole, it doesn't need radials.
> Claim #2: ZR3 was designed to work at 18" to 24"
This isn't a claim - it's the factory spec.
> Claim #3: ZR3 is equal or better other multi-band
It'll run circles around any trapped vertical. It's broader, will take
more power and is MORE EFFICIENT than they are.
> True or false? Does anybody know how the ZR3 stacks
> up to other verticals? Would it be better to elevate
> it greater than 24"? If so, how would the rise effect
> its efficiency.
If I was in a situation where I needed a vertical, I'd put one up in a
New York minute.
You'd have to talk to the factory about the height question.
Cheers, Steve K7LXC
Champion Radio Products
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