My 4L SteppIR is at treetop level - on a 55 foot tower. I've worked 307
entities in about 4 years - SWR is flat across the bands, including 40,
and 30M is about 1.5 or so to 1. A SteppIR will work wonders, and the
tower height should of little impact.
Joe Hannigan - WDØM
Pagosa Springs, CO
> i currently use a multiband 133' dipole for HF dx and want to go to a tower
> with a 10 thru 30 meter yagi, maybe a steppir. My property is loaded with
> ash trees approx 60 to 70 ft tall. will the trees be a problem if i choose
> a tower not tall enough to put the antenna above them. I occasionally get
> wind gusts up to 60 mph. all my interests are with HF dx.
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