The LPDA I used on KH3 in 1990 had no maintenance for 30 years when I showed
up. It was fixed to USA. Check results in 1990 ARRL DX contests and you
can see how well it worked, still no further maintenance during my stint.
I now own 2 SteppIR's and plan to put them up this summer.
W0RTT, ex-KN0E/KH3, AH3C
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Rauch" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Tom Jednacz" <email@example.com>; "FCG" <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
Sent: Wednesday, June 23, 2004 3:42 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Re: [FCG] HF LOG-PERIODIC ANTENNAS Comments Please
> > Government, commercial and military customers will replace
> their log
> > periodic antennas with the SteppIR as soon as they learn
> about the
> > performance improvement. Covering all frequencies at
> higher gain at each
> > frequency with four elements and low SWR instead of 20
> elements is a good
> > deal both cost and performance.
> Perhaps they will, but I doubt it.
> The log retains the advantage of wide bandwidth and no
> tuning time. Keep in mind commercial installations also
> don't use little toy logs. They generally have large
> antennas that last for many many years and have much longer
> booms with many more elements per band.
> 73 Tom
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