In a message dated 9/27/02 3:34:41 PM Pacific Daylight Time,
> I currently have a used TH6-something that I took down for an old-timer
> who is going to make do with an 80M dipole. The clamps are all rusted and
> the plastic is falling apart. It's in a pile in my backyard.
> As a gradual student
Hopefully you're a graduate student (apparently not an English major).
> with not much money, I'm thinking of putting it back
> together with hose clamps and electrical tape for CQWW and putting it up
> about 20' off the ground on a roof mount above a garage. I can either do
> that, or just stick with a Butternut. I also have a 6/10M quad up about
> 40' mounted on a chimney. The ground slopes off to the north and to the
> east and the quad works quite well when the band is open. (Heck, piece of
> spaghetti works quite well when the band is open. :) )
> Anyone have any experiences refitting one of these? Should I just stick
> with the Butternut for now?
TH6? Vertical? TH6? Vertical? Go for the beam anytime!! And have a ball!
Use the vertical as the backup ant.