Here is a photo on the Net, Labeled as a TH-5
Looks pretty darn close to the Unknown:
It's like mine. Only one element without traps and the rest have 4 each.
He's describing one that has two elements without traps and one element with
just two traps.
I'd guess the one with 2 traps is the 20 and 15 meter reflector while one of
the elements without a trap is the 10 meter reflector and the other is a
director for 10. That would give 3 elements on 20 and 15 with 4 on 10.
All the Best, 73,
Pat Barthelow email@example.com
Jamesburg Earth Station Moon Bounce Team
> From: K8RI-on-TowerTalk@tm.net
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Thu, 18 Oct 2007 00:18:22 -0400
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Help with identifying a Hy-Gain beam
> >I have a 5 element, 10 trap, 18 foot boom tri-band beam made by hy-gain
> >that I am unable to identify the model of. Tom of hy-gain thinks the
> > predates the present company. Of the five elements:
> > two elements contain 8 traps (4 on each element)
> > one element contains 2 traps (1 on each half)
> > two other elements have no traps, and of the two, one element consists
> > of
> On second look it won't be a TH-5 with two elements not having traps, or
> least not the version I have. The only element on a TH-5 without traps is
> the 10 meter reflector. Three elements have 4 traps, one has two
> for 20 and 15) and one has none (10 meter reflector)
> Roger (K8RI)
> > two sections that are adjustable, the other element is made up of three
> > sections that are adjustable.
> > I would like to identify the beam and also find out if anyone has any
> > printed info on it, I would be happy to pay for any copies of printed
> > information.
> > 73, Bob K6OSM
> > Mccall, Idaho
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