More power to him, but my understanding from gurus such as
N6BV and W3LPL is that he would be better off with a stack
of 3 element Yagi's. Possibly even a stack of 2 element Yagi's
would be better than one 5 element most of the time.
Anyone remember the cover of QST with W6VSS's 5 element 40 meter
beam (circa 1963)? W6VSS told me it was really hard to keep
the thing up.
> I just had a phone conversation with Stan Stockton, K5GO, and he's
> a big tower that'll have a 5 element 40M beam on a 100' boom on top of
> Wowser! He estimates the weight at 2000 pounds. Double wowser!
> I like guys with vision!
> Steve K7LXC
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