Look up Quagi. Dont' t remember seeing much on scaling to HF. Is a director
better than a reflector?
On Aug 10, 2012, at 10:17, Cqtestk4xs@aol.com wrote:
> I'm in the process of getting up a 2 el quad suspended on a caternary
> system with the apex around 170ft. I got the driven element up OK, but...
> It appears I will have a bunch of fiberglass guy wires in the way of the
> reflector loop, it's a long story. Rather than weave the loop in and out of
> guy wires which will be a real pain, I am thinking about just putting up a
> dipole tuned for the same freq as the reflector loop would be. After all,
> a reflector is a reflector as long as it is in the same location...about 50
> feet from the driven loop.
> I'm not looking to squeeze the very last .1 dB out of the system and F/B
> isn't important. At an average height of around 130 feet I know the thing
> will be a hummer regardless.
> Any ideas on this? Anybody ever do this or model it. It seems like it
> should work.
> Bill K4XS/KH7XS
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