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Sent: Sunday, November 02, 2003 5:57 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] hygain 205ca swr question
> Hello Guys,
> I just put together my 205ca today and put it up on sawhorses in my
> Is this still too close to the ground to get an accurate reading?
> about 2.5 swr like this. Does it have to be verticle(reflector element
> to get the best(most accurate) reading?
Yes... if vertical, the main lobe (and the fields that create it) are mostly
Ideally, though, you'd want to have it a ways above the ground, and make
sure nothing's in the immediate vicinity (like, don't lean it against the
tower to make it vertical)...
I dont want to have to take it down
> again after putting it on the tower. Thanks and 73...
> See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless Weather
Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any questions
and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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