It should work fine just as is. If you're a purist, you'll have to optimize
it by adjusting the tubing lengths between traps (and the tip for 20
meters) to center lowest VSWR on your favorite frequency.
At 05:21 PM 3/28/2003 -0500, kce wrote:
>Has anybody on the group ever taken just the driven element off of the a-3
>and used it as a rotary dipole? I know dumb question but just wondering if
>using the element alone will result in a Z greater than 50 ohms. I could try
>it but before going through the effort just wondering if anyone else has
>covered this before
>thanks ken w8ob
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