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Re: [TowerTalk] Inverted V for 160/80 on the same feedline

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Inverted V for 160/80 on the same feedline
From: Rik van Riel <>
Date: Wed, 20 Apr 2011 19:34:01 -0400
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On 04/20/2011 05:50 PM, Mike Fatchett W0MU wrote:
> Thanks for all the replies so far.
> I would expect that the 160m ends would tie off at different locations
> thus keeping a decent separation of the wires and ends.  I plan on
> having an autotuner so I think we will be ok.  I just found out that the
> location is actually 100 ft from the ocean but up about 200 ft so I am
> considering going back to a vertical.  The V will take up far less room
> but the vertical should work better.....decisions decisions.

There's always the double L antenna by K2LQ, which is not much
harder to set up than a V and doesn't require an extensive
radial system like a vertical:

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