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Re: [TowerTalk] Broadbanding a dipole

To: Jim Miller <JimMiller@STL-OnLine.Net>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Broadbanding a dipole
From: Bill Coleman <>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2006 23:41:13 -0500
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On Jan 30, 2006, at 11:57 AM, 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?

Yup, this will make the dipole more broadbanded, because it simulates  
a single element of the same diameter.

> Does this add loss to the single wire
> dipole or does it simply make it more broadbanded without adding  
> the loss?

No, with multiple wires there isn't an added loss.

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