|To:||Ted Bryant <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] Wilson 5 element 20 meter monobander|
|From:||"Tower (K8RI)" <email@example.com>|
|Date:||Sat, 09 Oct 2004 16:33:34 -0400|
The old KLM was 5 L on a 42 foot boom and I thought it worked well. At least it worked well enough that I was happy.
Ted Bryant wrote:
Tim and Jim are correct. A 40-ft boom on 20M is a little short for five elements. However, someone once said that sometimes you just gotta use what you got. So, if you have a fairly recent copy of the ARRL Antenna Handbook, there is a design shown in the chapter on HF yagis for a 5-element, 20 meter yagi on a 40-foot boom (520-40.yag on the CD that comes with the handbook). There is also a similar design that comes with K6STI's YO software.
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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