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[TowerTalk] Omni Directional Hor. Pol. VHF Antennas

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Omni Directional Hor. Pol. VHF Antennas
From: (Jeff Stai WK6I)
Date: Tue Feb 4 21:03:00 2003
At 08:49 AM 2/4/2003, Byron Tatum wrote:
>    I have not paid close attention to the types of VHF omni-directional
>horizontally polarized antennas on the market now. I would like to place one
>of each { 144, 222, 432 } on a smaller separate mast for beacon monitoring,
>can anyone suggest a good model and source for it. I remember the old
>Cushcraft " Big Wheel " and did not realize it has been out of production. I
>was thinking along the lines of this type antenna.
> Thank you, Byron WA5THJ.

hi Byron - I'll swear by the KB6KQ loops:

Norm also sells the phasing harness if you want to stack the loops. A neat 
trick is to nest the stacks, with the higher bands nested inside the lower 
ones, all on one mast:

Norm is also very easy to deal with.

hope this helps! - 73 - jeff wk6i

Jeff Stai     
Twisted Oak Winery
Rocketry Org. of CA
Amateur Radio           WK6I

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