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Subject: [TowerTalk] New Antenna
Date: Sun, 26 Dec 2004 14:29:20 EST
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I have a question about choices on 160 meters.
I expect to have a new home at Lake Havasu City next  summer.
I will have a 60/70 foot fixed tower topped by a couple of  OptiBeams
(16-4 and a 4-40).
About 100 feet away, I expect to have a 30/35 foot flag  pole.
What is my best way to get on 160 with this arrangement?   A couple
of ideas come to mind.
     1)   Shunt feed the  tower
2)   Use a wire between the top of  the tower and the top of  the
flagpole  to use as top loading for vertical wire in the  center
of  it.
3)   Extend an arm out from the top of  the tower, say around  6-8
feet and  drop some kind of vertical element to be base-fed.
Advice is needed; please donât say I am nuts.

Warren; W5KKW

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