Jeff I would try this question on the repeater-builder group. DB products
no longer has antennas for the 440 amateur band.
On 9/20/07, Jeff Carter <email@example.com> wrote:
> Well, it finally happened. We got hit by lightning. And it blew the
> in half on the 444.325 machine here at the college.
> It wasn't a great antenna to begin with, obviously. We'd like to go back
> something much better. We're thinking maybe a multibay folded dipole
> of some sort with an omni pattern like the the DB 404, but if there's a
> better choice we'd love to hear it.
> There don't seem to be a lot of choices in antennas tuned for Amateur
> Repeaters. Most of the ones we're seeing are Part 90 antennas (450-470
> I don't know how much trouble it would be to retune one or in the case of
> phased folded dipoles if it's even possible.
> What is the consensus Best UHF Repeater Antenna, considering all the above
> (omnidirectional, probably no more than 100 watts)?
> Thanks in advance,
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