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Re: [TowerTalk] Broadbanding a dipole

To: Jim Lux <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Broadbanding a dipole
From: David Jordan <>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 13:41:55 -0500
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Hi Jim,

...I use a cage 1/4 wave vertical on 40 meters.  Using two hulla hoops 
and 12 wires.  The vertical has a usable bandwidth of about 1.5Mhz.
...I use 2" irrigation tubing for a dipole on 40 meters.  The dipole has 
a usable bandwidth of about .5Mhz


Jim Lux wrote:

>At 08:57 AM 1/30/2006, Jim Miller wrote:
>>Speaking of broadbanding and the possibility/probability of increased loss
>>as the actual cause, does this apply to the dipole cut to a specific band
>>and then running several wires in a box (for instance) configuration
>>separated by a foot or so with spreaders at the ends and all driven and
>>connected together on each end?  

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