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RE: [TowerTalk] HF LOG-PERIODIC ANTENNAS Comments Please

To: "Joe Subich, K4IK" <>, <>,<>
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] HF LOG-PERIODIC ANTENNAS Comments Please
From: Pete Smith <>
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 06:59:40 -0400
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At 12:31 AM 6/23/2004, Joe Subich, K4IK wrote:
SteppIR antennas have had far fewer problems than
the linear loading and "helical hairpin" failure in C4

I suspect this debate has gotten into diminishing returns, but must comment that my EF-240S has been up 7 years so far with no problems from either the linear loading or the helical hairpin match. It's not a great antenna, pattern-wise, and the mechanics look scarey, but at 104 feet it has stood everything that Ma Nature could throw at it, including a lightning hit.

73, Pete N4ZR
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