I have a Lightning Bolt quad and a 4 element SteppIR.
My experience is the same, the SteppIR is way more
directive than the quad. Before the quad, I had a
KT34. It was also more directive than the quad.
I only got the quad because it covered the WARC bands.
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Quad vs SteppIR
> I took down my Lightning Bolt quad, which had been on a 70 ft tower for 9
> years. I replaced it with the 3 el SteppIR.
> The first thing I noticed on 20M, was that I had to point the antenna in
> the direction I wanted to talk instead of just aiming it north
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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