At 05:09 PM 9/12/2006, Terry Gerdes wrote:
>I have copies of a few pages from the Basset Handbook of Rotary Beam
>Design for 1939. The Bassett folks had a series of commercial
>products like a 4 element 20 meter antenna with a rotor for
>$121. The boom was not round but looks more like a ladder.
Interesting.. What was the design of the 4 element antenna? I don't
know that Yagi-Uda design was known by then, certainly not widely.
That was a pretty pricey antenna.. $121 in 1939 is $1771 in 2006 if
you use the CPI
>They also had some interesting tower sections that were made of
>wood. For $88, you could purchase a 36 foot wood tower that was 3
>feet square at the bottom and 15 inches square at the top. Each
>tower section was 6 foot in length.
>I'm also interested in other options on the market from this era.
>73 Terry - AB5K
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