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[TowerTalk] Need info & manual on 20 meter beam

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Need info & manual on 20 meter beam
From: (Pete Smith)
Date: Tue Aug 19 03:02:14 2003
At 11:01 PM 8/18/03 -0600, Arne Gjerning wrote:
>The LJ-205CA is NOT anywhere near the same antenna.  What Chuck, N6PSN, has
>is the ORIGINAL LONG JOHN series 20M yagi from late 50s/early 60s.  He
>described the yagi correctly as having a 46 ft boom; whereas the LJ-205CA
>has ONLY a 34ft boom.  His antenna is built like a "MACK TRUCK" compared to
>the LJ-205CA.

Isn't it likely that an antenna from that era can be usefully improved by 
computer modeling?

73, Pete N4ZR
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