I have an Alpha-Delta DX-a twin sloper that works great on 160, 80,
and 40m. I have a 55' tower and the sloper is attached to the top. I
have a ground wire runnng form the mast pipe to three ground rods at
the base of the tower plus one at the bottom of the 6.5 ' hole (it's a
self supporting HDX-555 crank up)
The 80m leg is 67 feet and the combination of 40 and 160 is roughly 60'
Check it out on the A-D sight. It is a great preformer on all bands.
73 Larry WA9VRH
On 3/5/08, Robert G. Strickland <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'd like to correspond with anyone who has some experience with slopers for
> 160/80m in urban, sub-standard situations. Please email off list. I'll post
> a summary message when the thread runs dry.
> urban corner lot with virtually no opportunity for a meaningful ground system
> 60ft tower, running up side of two story wood frame house, 30ft in the clear
> 80ft, longest diagonal run from top of tower to anchoring point at corner
> of lot
> SkyHawk tribander on top of tower
> trying to get some low band Q's and multipliers during contests
> don't expect the world, just a little more than nothing <g>
> willing to sacrifice 160m if that means a better 80m installation
> Thanks to one and all.
> Robert G. Strickland PhD ABPH - KE2WY
> Syracuse, New York USA
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