IMO this is the best way to do a gamma. I have a number
of antennas in operation using this method and I have
never noticed anything negative with it.
73 gl Jim SM2EKM
Mirko Sibilja wrote:
> Another way to make the gamma match capacitor is to use piece of coax cable
> with braid removed, inserted into gamma tube. Calculate the neccessary
> lenght by cable's capacity/length unit.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Floyd Sense <email@example.com>
> To: Gregg Seidl <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <TowerTalk@contesting.com>
> Sent: Friday, June 20, 2003 7:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] homemade beams
>>The gamma match cap is pretty easy. I've always made the cap from two
>>loosely telescoping pieces of tubing, covering the inside one with shrink
>>wrap tubing. That tube then serves as the gamma match tube and you adjust
>>the cap by moving the inner tube in or out.