In a message dated 1/3/02 6:08:30 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> N4KG said:
> > My view of Half Slopers, better described as Quarter Wave Slopers,
> > is that the best way to get them to perform and provide a reasonable
> > match to 50 ohm coax is to attach them BELOW a fairly large TOP
> > Load (Yagi) such that the TOP Load plus the vertical separation
> > between the load and the feed point is an electrical 1/4 wavelength.
> I disagree. I have installed 1/4 wave slopers within inches of large
> yagis and they worked fine. I would agree that people that have large
> antennas on top of the tower tend to have better luck.
> I was able to use 160M and 80M 1/4 wave slopers at my last QTH and they
> worked great.
> 95' ----> Cushcraft 2 ele 40M
> 85' ----> TH7
> 84' ----> Fed 2 80M and 1 160M 1/4 slopers
> 35' ----> TH6
> Bill, W4AN
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