Well certainly an interesting thread.
I can comment that in talking with the guys at SteppIR, they ARE working on
a 40 and up Yagi/Dipole. No details as yet but it is supposed to have
somewhat shortened elements. MAY be introduced at Dayton 04, but more likely
later. Not sure how they plan to shorten the elements, but it has to be done
with care & creativity, else the motors & sprockets & contacts get exposed
to a lot of RF volts.
They have built and sold full size 40m Yagi(s), based on the verticals
arranged horizontally. Probably went to you know who.
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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