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Re: [TowerTalk] 80m yagi / quad question

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Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 80m yagi / quad question
From: "Jim Brown" <>
Date: Thu, 25 Jan 2007 07:32:58 -0800
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On Thu, 25 Jan 2007 03:46:57 -0800 (PST), Robert Thain wrote:

>I'm looking for some more advice on a 80m GAIN antenna.


Consider a half wave dipole sloping off the tower in the desired 
direction(s).  I've done that at an old microwave site that has a 
massive 140 ft tower (roughly 10m square at the base, 8m square at 
the top). The tower acts as a reflector, with gain I would estimate 
at 2-3 dB over a dipole. 


Jim K9YC


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