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Re: [TowerTalk] Omnidirectional AntennaInstallations (Specifically) and

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Omnidirectional AntennaInstallations (Specifically) and Lightning
From: Roger D Johnson <>
Date: Mon, 03 Jul 2006 13:48:45 -0400
List-post: <> wrote:
> Ben:
>      My recommendation would be to use four DC-grounded folded vertical 
> dipoles spaced around the perimeter of the water tank, and fed with the 
> appropriate phasing harness.  Check out Cushcraft's commercial antennas such 
> as 4504P at (click on land mobile/paging and follow 
> through to their VHF and UHF arrays.)  You might be able to get some 
> technical assistance from their engineers on phasing harness design for your 
> specific app.
> 73 de
> Gene Smar  AD3F

I think reflections from the tank would wreak havoc with the
pattern using omni antennas.

73, Roger

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