I have the second edition of ON4UN's Low Bnad Handbook. He has actual
expected patterns for each.
73 Dave K4JRB
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From: "Stuart Browne" <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, February 03, 2010 3:28 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Feeding a Delta Loop
> I'm looking at installing a Delta Loop for 80 m. on my 75' tower. The low
> end of the triangle will be about 20' off the ground ( the tower is on my
> rooftop (flat). I know that the conventional wisdom is a feed point in
> center of the lower side of the equilateral triangle which is around 50
> ohms. ON4UN describes feeding a DL at 1/4 wl from the Apex of the
> to achieve a 23 deg take off angle (which is what I'm after).
> I'm looking for any "real world" feedback as to the pros/cons of feeding a
> DL at the apex, lower center, corner or 1/4wl from the apex.
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