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Subject: [TowerTalk] home brewing short yagis
From: (Rick Bullon)
Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2001 00:15:20 +0000
You check out L.B. Cebik W4RNL web site. He has an article on 3 element 
yagis antennas. I didn't see anything for 6 meters but it will give you 
enough info to home brew your own. This articles are at this URL.

>From: "Dan Evans" <>
>To: "TowerTalk reflector" <>
>Subject: [TowerTalk] homebrewing short yagis
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>Date: Sun, 30 Sep 2001 13:24:57 -0700
>Hello All,
>I have an unusual antenna project in mind and could use some direction.
>I'm planning to build a "short yagi" for 6 meters.  I've gone through my
>limited collection of reference books, and haven't found much help.  I have
>several editions of the Handbook, a fairly extensive QST collection, and a
>94 edition of the ARRL Antenna Book.  I've been considering some of the
>Antenna compendium series, is there a particular issue that discusses 
>yagis?  I'm sure they are all great, but can't afford to buy the whole
>What I have in mind is a two or three element 6 meter yagi on a 6' boom.  I
>want to keep the element lengths less than 6' overall.  At  6 meters, I
>think this should still produce a reasonably efficient antenna.  I realize
>that most people don't need to reduce the size of a 6 meter yagi, so I 
>expect to find "cook book" directions.
>And while I'm at it, what do you guys think about loading methods?  Anyone
>care to comment on loading coils versus linear loading?
>Dan Evans N9RLA
>Scottsburg, IN 47170
>IN-Ham list administrator
>QRP-l #1269
>1/2 of the N9RLA /R no budget Rover Team
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