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[Towertalk] Best Tri-Bander under 40 lbs?

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Subject: [Towertalk] Best Tri-Bander under 40 lbs?
From: (Steve Katz)
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2002 07:16:19 -0700
In my experience, the A4S runs circles around the TH3.  It's also a bit
longer and has a separate, dedicated 10m reflector element not found on the
TH3.  "Best" under 40lbs might be difficult to say, but I've had great
experience with the Tennadyne T6 LPDA.  6L on a short boom (12'), covers
14~30 MHz including 12/17m, and works amazingly well for its size.  It does
have a larger turning radius than the TH3 or A4S, however, due to the very
long rear element (40').

"If everything seems under control, you're just not going fast enough." -
Mario Andretti

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> I'd appreciate comments on what you believe is the best overall Triband
> yagi under 40 pounds?  I am leaning towards a Hy-Gain TH3 or a Cushcraft
> A4S.  I am not real fond of the Force C3 as I live in a windy area and I
> hear the cell-driver of the Force C3 presents a rather unstable load when
> the cell driver elements are moving around.
> Thanks,
> Pat
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