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73, Carl VE9OV
----- Original Message -----=20
From: Pete Smith=20
To: Van Zandt ; firstname.lastname@example.org=20
Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2002 3:09 PM
Subject: Re: [Towertalk] Best Tri-Bander under 40 lbs?
At 08:38 AM 8/2/02 -0400, Van Zandt wrote:
>I'd appreciate comments on what you believe is the best overall =
>yagi under 40 pounds? I am leaning towards a Hy-Gain TH3 or a =
>A4S. I am not real fond of the Force C3 as I live in a windy area =
>hear the cell-driver of the Force C3 presents a rather unstable load =
>the cell driver elements are moving around.
I have watched the SWR meter whilke transmitting on my C-3s in very =
conditions and at most the SWR change is 1-2 tenths. Any windier than =
and I'd be in the cellar, not operating.
The performance of the C-3 is so far above any other small tribander =
the question isn't really worth considering, IMO.
73, Pete N4ZR
West B'God Virginia
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