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[Towertalk] 40 MTR Trap ???

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Subject: [Towertalk] 40 MTR Trap ???
From: (Joe Reisert)
Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2002 08:29:53 -0400

At one time (per the catalog), Hygain marketed a 2BDQ 40/80 meter 101 foot 
dual band wire antenna using a pair of 40 meter traps. That is probably 
what you have.


Joe, W1JR

At 08:11 PM 8/11/2002 -0700, Tom Mattus wrote:
>Hello Gents,
>While going through my garage of parts, I found a long
>lost pair of what I believe are traps, but I'm not
>sure exactly what they are. They measure approximetely
>3 ft long and 1 1/2" dia, each have a tag which reads,
>"HYGAIN 40 M ASSY B772345". The are constructed like
>traps but the lenth throws me since I've seen and used
>40 m traps which are shorter, (yes I know the L/C can
>change the dimensions). They have drain holes and
>short #12 wires attached to the ends with bolts as if
>in a long wire arrangement of some sort at one time.
>Are these in fact traps which are used possibly in a
>80 m dipole?  Anyone have any info about these?
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