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Re: [TowerTalk] Breakall short vertical

To:, "Terry Conboy" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Breakall short vertical
From: Pete Smith <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2004 21:50:56 -0400
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At 03:28 PM 6/11/2004, Rick Karlquist wrote:

Note that the article talks about the Kintronic
being 1/5 the height of a monopole, but in the
actual tests, it was about 1/3 the height of the
monopole.  Basically, it's just a top hat loaded
cage vertical.  The short height works fine as long as
you have an excellent ground (which they do) and you
can tolerate narrow BW (that's FB on the BCB).

The SWR bandwidth (at least modeled) isn't too bad: ~ 100 kHz at 160M between 2:1 points.

73, Pete N4ZR
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