Maybe a Bencher Butternut Butterfly beam? Or Spiderbeam? Hexbeam?
Problem is, you need boom length for gain and boom length is what's
going to kill you on a lot that small.
Spiderbeam Turning Radius: 16 ft.
Butternut Butterfly Turning Radius: 6 ft. 11 in.
Traffie Hexbeam HX-5Bi Turning Radius: 9.4 ft.
73 de W5NNH
10X 75371/M&M 117/SMIRK 6185/Six Club 285/TRA 2499/Norcross 228 F&AM
Charlie Gallo wrote:
> Well, it looks like I may finally have found someone to put up an antenna for
> me, and have the budget, but...
> Here's the story - I live in NYC, and the biggest problem is my lots is 42 ft
> wide - yep, just 42 ft
> Now, I have an old TA33'tigarray' (a JR with the full power traps) that I
> can put up, and my present antennas are a DX-EE and a TV Evans 17/80 dipole
> Now, I'm seriously considering a SteppIR, but with a turning radius of 19.7,
> we're getting into the area of "it barely fits", plus it's large enough that
> I'll probably hear complaints from ALL the neighbors in the area
> So, that said - anyone have some ideas? What would YOU put up on a small
> urban lot?
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