Our club, W5DDL, will be using a 40 horizontal loop 1/2 wl up. CU on FD03.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Pete Smith" <email@example.com>
To: "Gregg Seidl" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <TowerTalk@contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, June 12, 2003 10:09 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 40 m antenna
> At 09:07 AM 6/12/03 -0500, Gregg Seidl wrote:
> >I have a question for all you fellow antenna/tower lovers.Field Day is
> >nearly here and I'm thinking about our 40m set-up which I am responsible
> >for.We have the room for a full-size loop( we are having at my QTH and
> >farmer).Do you think that a loop at say 30-40 feet fed with open wire is
> >better antenna for FD then an inverted vee at say 50-60 feet.We are only
> >talking about FD where all you want is fairly high angles.It will be over
> >very rich Wisconsin loam.Our soils here are quite saturated as well as we
> >just got 3 inchs of rain.The land where we would put it is fairly
> >it needs to stay below that 33 foot range.I want to rock some s-meters in
> >the 'test!! Gregg K9KL
> I would definitely go with the horizontal loop under 1/2 WL in height.
> 73, Pete N4ZR
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