----- Original Message -----
From: "MGB" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: <W8JI@contesting.com>; <TOWERTALK@contesting.com>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, January 05, 2002 8:16 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Slopers from tower
> > Even if the tower and yagi combination, at the feedpoint of the
> > slopper, is not resonant the antenna can have a good SWR.
> > All you do is change the length of the slopper, until the system is
> > resonant.
> I didn't want to get in this discussion, but since I stupidly started it
> mistakenly sending that C/C message to the entire list, I have to comment
> the above statement. The conception you can simply change the length of
> on a 1/4 wave sloper to achieve a "good" SWR is simply not true. How do I
> know? I've tried it... many times in REAL LIFE and it doesn't always work.
Let me clarify the statement that it "doesn't always work." Sometimes it
does in fact work but it does not always work. Confused?
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