On 6/27/2011 3:16 PM, r miles wrote:
Sounds a lot like the traps Hy-gain used in the old tri-banders.
"I believe" Hy-gain did make a set of traps available for 40 and/or 75
that looked just like the ones in the tribander. IOW they had tubing
ends but the wire was just fastened to the ends. OTOH this is asking
an old memory to think wayyyy back. <:-))
> I found two blue/green traps in one of my old parts boxes. Size is
> total length 8.25''. coil size is 6'' long X 1.5'' diameter. Ends
> have 1'' aluminium stubs. One end is .5'' OD& the other end is .75''
> OD. With a hole drilled thru each stub. Coil is covered in molded
> blue/green plastic or PVC. Weight is .75 lbs. each. On one end in the
> molded cover it says 40. I believe the color is the old HyGain color.
> First I thought these were traps for a 40m dipole. But now I think
> they might have been for an extension of a HyGain tribander driven
> element to add a rotatable dipole on 40m to a HyGain tribander.
> Anyone remember them or know their useage. I can take a photo if
> anyone is interested.
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