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Re: [TowerTalk] 160/80m Inverted L dualband design

To: hasan schiers <>, Pat Rundall <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 160/80m Inverted L dualband design
From: AB2E Darrell <>
Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 13:43:02 -0400
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Greetings Hasan,
Check out OK1RR's excellent site,
specifically for an antenna called the Battle Creedk Special. It is a 
well-known antenna used by many dxpeditions, made for 40-80-160, using traps. 
The link above is for the wire version. 
73 Darrell AB2E> Date: Wed, 2 Jul 2008 12:11:26 -0500> From:> To:> CC:> Subject: 
Re: [TowerTalk] 160/80m Inverted L dualband design> > Pat, what are the details 
of your trap? I'm using an inverted L for 80m, > about 5' away from my tower 
and have been VERY happy with its > performance. I've often thought of putting 
a trap in it and extending > the sloping section to get 160 m on it, but have 
not seen either a > commercial trap or design for a trap that I was happy with. 
What > resonant freq did you choose for the trap, and how is it constructed? > 
Thanks, 73> > ...hasan, N0AN> > Pat Rundall wrote:> > I am contemplating the 
construction of a dual band inverted L for 160 and 80> > meters. It would be a 
quarter wave design with a sloping top and mounted off> > of the side of my 
self supporting tower.> >> > I have modeled it in MMANA and am looking for 
advice on the design,> > improvements, matching unit/trap ideas, alterna
 tives, etc.> >> > You can see what the design looks like, SWR/gain plots, 
design> > considerations, etc. here:> >> >> > If you have input, I would 
certainly love to hear it.> >> > 73> > Pat N0HR> > 
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