Why bother putting up two antennas?
Put up the full size 1/4 wave vertical for 80 meters. Then use it as a base
feed 1/2 wave vertical for 40 meters.
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Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2002 6:33 PM
Subject: [Towertalk] Interaction of Verticals
> Hello All
> I am looking at putting up two verticals as spare antennas
> on the 40m and 80m. These are meant to be something for
> use in SO2R, a multiplier radio, or just another choice
> in a growing antenna menu.
> What's the feeling on how close I can mount two separate
> verticals without interaction? These would probably be
> full size 1/4 wave antenna's and I hope to be able to
> put 18-24 inches between them. Only one would be used at a
> If there is a problem with interaction, what if detune
> the vertical not being used?
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