Carl, your bragging doesn't make any sense at all. For any specific band
most monoband antennas will stomp a SteppIR, assuming that the boom length
is the same or longer than the SteppIR. For band hopping convenience, I
would agree with you that the SteppIR antenna is better than most
tribanders. All of this bickering back and forth has become tedious at
----- Original Message -----
From: "Carl Smidt" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "Richard J. Fiero II W5TFW" <email@example.com>;
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2007 7:47 AM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] SteppIR
> Give us a break!!!!!
> Think about it!!!!!
> How many SteppIR beams have been sold???
> How many problem antennas have been identified here????
> Mine has been up and working great since June 2002.
> If you don't buy one, at least YOU won't be giving me any
> competition when trying to work the elusive one :)
> 73, Carl VE9OV
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Richard J. Fiero II W5TFW" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Thursday, June 28, 2007 10:39 PM
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Stepp IR
>> if nothing else you all, just talked me outof a stepp IR for good,
>> there is no way I am going to have to keep removing them to fix them,
>> I run 2 towers here at my QTH the first one is 75' tall
>> and contains a 6 ele cushcraft 6 meter Beam at 85' & a Home made 17 meter
>> ele Yagi @ 75'
>> the second is 60' tall and has a Mosley cl 36 tri bander on it. I have
>> problems with any of them,
>> And they didnt cost me 4000.00 Dollars.
>> A.R.S. W5TFW
>> Richard J. Fiero II
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