Ditto here (almost). I have a CC rotary dipole placed parallel to the
boom of my 4 el quad and 1 foot above it. Antenna modeling (with a
full sized dipole) and careful measurements while installing showed no
interaction. I am not sure what would happen with a D3 dipole.
73 de Brian/K3KO
> Years ago, I placed a full size 40M wire (and bamboo) dipole
> on the boom of a 2L 10/15/20M Quad, right against the mast,
> with the 40M dipole parallel to the Quad elements. The only
> difference I saw was a slight reduction in F/B on 15M in
> before / after testing.
> If there is a difference in performance with your WARC dipole,
> the alternative is to place the D3W parallel to the boom of your
> Quad, with the ends sticking through the Quad loops.
> de Tom N4KG
> On Fri, 02 Mar 2001 Vic Rosenthal <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I have a 2-element 3-band quad up about 45 feet. I'm wondering if I
> > could mount
> > a Cushcraft D3W 30-17-12 m rotatable dipole on the same mast, about
> > 18" below
> > the boom of the quad with the dipole parallel to the quad elements.
> > Has anyone tried this?
> > 73,
> > Vic, K2VCO
> > Fresno CA
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