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[TowerTalk] re 40m dipole

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Subject: [TowerTalk] re 40m dipole
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Date: Tue Mar 25 09:51:54 2003
> I would do the element strengthning modifications
> that W6NL developed for the CC 40-2CD 2element beam. I
> did this with my 40-2CD. The D40 is the same as the DE
> of the beam. The mods will decrease the sag as well as
> greatly increase the element survivability in ice/wind
> conditions.
> 73, Stew K3ND

The manual for the D40 I have calls for the installation of "backstays" 
terminating near the traps.  No sag at all, helps keep birds from perching on 
it too.


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