From: "Tim Duffy K3LR"
> Open wire fed dipoles having enough length to cover to 3.5 MHz >(minimum
> 140 feet, center fed), really work well.
You are right on with that antenna Tim!
I have always had at least one of them up here. I could never figure why
anyone would want to put 140 feet of wire up in a tree and then just use it
on one band. When working a band, say 20, I like to tune the zepp up for
that band and then if I hear a station off the back of the beam, I just
switch to the zepp and work them. Quicker than rotating the beam around and
>From 40 meter up, they really start to play. I recently added another 50
feet to mine and it now works good on 160. 73
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