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From: (Jim White, K4OJ)
Date: Mon Jun 23 23:52:32 2003
I highly recommend Dave Leason's book

Do not know if it is still in print or not...

He published it when he held W6QHS, he is now W6NL

The title is Physical Design of Yagi Antennas...

Also - a really cool software program for designing yagis is YO by 
K6STI.  I have spent way too many hours playing with it - it is fun to 
watch it optimize different designs.

But the best resource of all, is Tower Talk, just ask the rats!


Jim, K4OJ

Gregg Seidl wrote:
> Wow did I get a lot of good stuff.I have decided to take the time to
> purchase a Yagi program and build my own.I will most likely build 2,4
> element jobs so that I can mount one 30 feet lower on my tower and have a
> stack.It will have a hairpin match with stuff from Dx Engineering.Now
> another question: is there a good website or other info on how to rebuild a
> 40-2CD.I have one dismantled in the shed and would like to rebuild it.I
> always had trouble with the elements turning on the boom.Man did that
> suck!!The rest of it was fine.Small and fairly light and it worked.  Gregg
> K9KL
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