Hurry-up Jim with the tower, before xyl change her mind and you have to wait
another 35 years.......
88's and 73's from a chocolatmaker ....
----- Original Message -----
From: "Barry " <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Jim Jarvis" <email@example.com>; "Towertalk"
Sent: Tuesday, November 04, 2003 9:06 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] SteppIR/ HyGain/ MFJ
> On 4 Nov 2003 Jim Jarvis wrote:
> ........ My wife assembled the fiberglass tubes IN THE LIVING ROOM, while
> > television. First time in 35 years she's helped with a radio
> > project, and her comment was..."Gee, this stuff is really clean.
> > and it looks good, too".
> > The stepper motor technology is well proven. The fit and finish
> > of the SteppIR product is exemplary. And the best part is...you
> > don't have to fool around, empirically diddling the antenna to get
> > the best vswr compromise....pattern and f/b be damned. It's literally
> > put it up, and either forget it, or program the beam as you'd like
> > it to be. We literally assembled it and put it on the tower in a
> > total of two hours elapsed time. I've never had that happen before,
> > in >40 years of hamming.
> > Now that we've moved, mine is waiting for a tower. But one of the
> > bigger questions is.... 4 el or a stack of 3's?
> > N2EA
> > Jim Jarvis
> I'm all for new technology. So, in answer to your question, get the 4
> el, and use a Stepptower. That way the tower will go up and down to
> find the optimum height as the antenna tunes itself.
> Barry Kutner, W2UP Internet: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Newtown, PA Frankford Radio Club
> 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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