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Re: [TowerTalk] 80m dipole with open-sleeve parasitic

To: "Kevin Normoyle" <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 80m dipole with open-sleeve parasitic
From: "Rick Karlquist" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2011 12:22:07 -0800
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These types of schemes (of which there are many) are
generally inferior to what you can to with a lumped element
network at the feedpoint.  Plus with the LE network, the
antenna is ordinary wire, and the feedline is ordinary
coax.  I think people gravitate towards the schemes like
this one and the many "bazooka" designs either because
they think there is some magic, or don't want to deal
with inductors.  QST had some articles on lumped
element networks many years ago, showing they were clearly

Rick N6RK


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