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Re: [TowerTalk] 80 meter dipole with open sleeve parasitic

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 80 meter dipole with open sleeve parasitic
From: Rik van Riel <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jan 2011 09:31:04 -0500
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On 01/20/2011 12:44 AM, W7ZZ wrote:
> N6RY and I (mostly N6RY) designed a very broadband open sleeve 80 dipole, fed 
> with coax, that works very well.  I have remodeled this for 40, 30 and 20 
> meters.  I would be happy to send anyone the EZNEC files for all versions of 
> the antenna upon request, but I'm leaving for vacation, so it would be ten 
> days or so before you'd get a reply from me.  So far, only the 80 m antenna 
> has been built and is in operation.  the 40, 30 and 20 versions are models 
> only so far.

I wouldn't think 40m is a wide enough band to need such an open
sleeve dipole.

On the other hand, it should be possible to mount a 30m parasitic
element inside a 40m folded dipole, and get both bands on the
same antenna.

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