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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] The BIG one!
From: Jan Erik Holm <>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2006 07:38:11 +0200
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Yes, it was QST July 1963.

I did visit Dale during the summer 1973, that antenna was
still up on the tower however broken. The boom had snapped and
the part was hanging down in the boom guywire. Sure was a
sad thing to see, it was never repaired anymore

73 Jim SM2EKM

Rick Karlquist wrote:
> 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.
> Rick N6RK


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