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[Towertalk] Shortening Inverted L Antennas

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Subject: [Towertalk] Shortening Inverted L Antennas
From: (Chris BONDE)
Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 16:02:07 -0700
Would not this then end up like one of Cibik's cap hats?  A square spiral?

Chris opr VE7HCB

At 11:00 AM 2002-07-23 -0600, wrote:
>Another way to fit an Inverted L into limited space is to fold the
>end as needed, keeping the angle 90 degrees if possible.
>You already have one bend at the apex.  Another near the
>tail isn't going to hurt performance.
>An Antenna Analyzer goes a long way toward simplifying
>tuning / matching.
>Tom  N4KG

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