elements made from the .065 wall aluminum don't seem to exhibit this
tendency. A little thicker than the normal .058 (the stuff that costs 4
times as much) and designing them to have a bit of droop - works for the
many OWA stlyle yagis here, none with ropes, and no/minimal vibration
----- Original Message -----
From: David Robbins K1TTT <email@example.com>
To: 'Jan Erik Holm' <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 09, 2003 3:53 PM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Re: Antenna element vibration damping - How
> > Why use poorly designed antennas in the first place,
> > ropes in the elements just fixes a poor design. Sure
> > if you get those poorly designed antennas for free
> > but I wouldn?t pay money for them. Proberly designed
> > elements doesn?t need ropes in them.
> > Also with rivets it makes it difficult to dismantle
> > elements if you ever need to.
> > 73 gl Jim SM2EKM
> Can you clue us all in on how to build elements that don't vibrate?
> David Robbins K1TTT
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