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[TowerTalk] Guy wires as inverted Vee?

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Guy wires as inverted Vee?
From: (Tim Makins, EI8IC)
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 18:58:28 +0100
> At 03:08 PM 4/26/01 +0100, Bill Hider wrote:
> >We're talking about making a switching directive array out of GUY WIRES.
> >That's a lot of work. So, what is the benefit.  That's the analysis.
> >
> >A pair of inverted "V"s at right angles will be very simple and
> >Much easier than
> >feeding the guy wires.  Now that gets into the ballpark of a tradeoff.
> >
> >But, at 70 feet, they will have nearly equal performance.  The 4-6 dB is
> >only at the 30 degree
> >takeoff.  At higher angles, the front to side drops way off to near
> >omnidirectional.

Try a full wave delta loop for 80m - much better than a vee in my opinion.

Tim, EI8IC

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