Years ago I built a 2m (144MHz)mobile 2 element, broadside/endfire array
for my car.
It helped me get into distant repeaters from the College parking lot, so I
could get into repeaters
100 miles away and talk to "home". I estimated 4-5dB of gain, but sometimes
it really did 'seem' like more.
I've since lost the CQ magazine I got those details from (around 1989 I
I am thinking of trying something similar again, but this time for the 6m
band (and for the car).
Ie: if car was parked facing north, I would want the 2el vertical "array" to
either beam N-S or E-W.
Does anyone know of a URL they can point me to? (for any band, I can scale
Can I use 1/4WL radiators?
DEtails of phasing lines?
etc. etc. yada yada.
Mike VE9Antenna Antenna
Michael, Coreen & Corey Smith
(VE9AA, VE9AAA & Baby-VE9)
271 Smith Rd
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