True that the upside-down vertical can only talk to other upside-down antennas,
for working Australia and that part of the world where EVERYTHING is
upside-down, it should work great!
Seriously Mike, why are you unwilling to mount it in the tower mast? Fear
of attracting lightning? Just curious.
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> Date: Sat, 26 Mar 2011 19:48:14 -0600
> From: "Ken Kinyon" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Downside up G7
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> If you mount it upside down, you will only be able to communicate with other
> stations that have upside down vertical polarization. ;<)
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> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Mike
> Sent: Saturday, March 26, 2011 10:03
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> Subject: [TowerTalk] Downside up G7
> I'm thinking about taking down my Rohn 25 and replacing it with a crank-up.
> I have a
> G7 (2M) on a stand-off on the side of the 25. What is the impact of mounting
> the G7
> bottoms up on a stand-off on the top section of the crank-up? Mounting it on
> top of
> the mast isn't going to happen.
> 73, Mike NF4L
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