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[TowerTalk] Opinions please--re: 40-2CD compared to XM-240

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Opinions please--re: 40-2CD compared to XM-240
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Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2001 13:01:17 EDT
In a message dated 4/18/01 9:35:24 AM Pacific Daylight Time, 

>  I used the "CW setting"
>  for element lengths, etc., as I operate abt 99-1/2% CW.
>  For what I consider to be a "small, light-weight antenna,"
>  the 40-2CD is a VERY GOOD performer. With the
>  settings that I used, the antenna is usable only in the CW
>  portion of the band. I don't know anything about adjust-
>  ing it to some "mid-setting."

    The "Secret LXC Settings" for the 402CD are to use a measurement between 
CW and MID. That way you get 250 kHz of bandwidth with 2:1 points of 7.000 
and 7.250. I don't know if this works for the XM.

Cheers,   Steve    K7LXC
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