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141. [TowerTalk] Wire 4-squares - they work ! (GAIN?) (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2016 17:14:05 -0300
de Mike VE9AA again. Can't seem to get this reply onto the list, but see other messages showing up. I apologize if this is a dupe ! A couple folks asked me where I was getting my gain and F/B #'s fro
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-10/msg00207.html (8,782 bytes)

142. Re: [TowerTalk] Wire 4-squares - they work ! (long) (GAIN?) (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2016 16:02:57 -0300
Didn't seem to make the list - resend. Mike, Coreen & Corey Keswick Ridge, NB From: Mike Smith VE9AA [mailto:ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca] Sent: October 14, 2016 2:57 PM To: 'towertalk@contesting.com' Subject:
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-10/msg00213.html (17,750 bytes)

143. Re: [TowerTalk] Wire 4-squares - they work ! (long) (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Fri, 14 Oct 2016 14:56:45 -0300
de Mike VE9AA again. A couple folks asked me where I was getting my gain and F/B #'s from. Fair question. First of all, I have no doubt the S-meter on an IC-7410 is not accurate, but everything is re
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-10/msg00214.html (17,734 bytes)

144. Topband: 2-el array SWR question (160m) (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 15:47:00 -0300
Today I installed 160m vertical #2 in what will soon become a Comtek PVS-2 (2el BS/EF) array for 160m. (vy recently I installed 3 Comtek (wire) 4-squares for 20, 40 &80m. Spacing is about 134? for th
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-10/msg00231.html (9,316 bytes)

145. Re: Topband: 2-el array SWR question (160m) (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 16:30:18 -0300
Update: I didn't see my message appear on either reflector, so with only a couple hours of daylight of good sun (and wx this week looking bleak), I rolled the dice and went out an shortened each rais
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-10/msg00235.html (8,096 bytes)

146. Re: [TowerTalk] What do do on 80 when height restricted? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:38:30 -0300
Is the 35' a tree? If so, go for an inverted L (or T) with a couple raised radials or *many* on-ground radials. If he can't use the 35' tall 'support' for an inverted L (or T), then my 2nd choice wou
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-10/msg00333.html (8,715 bytes)

147. [TowerTalk] Source of mineral oil for dummy loads in Canada? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2016 06:38:19 -0300
Where are VE's buying their mineral oil for their dummy loads? I have visited several of the more popular local stores here lately and other than a tiny 250ml or slightly larger bottle, can't seem to
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00042.html (7,017 bytes)

148. [TowerTalk] Stacked 4-squares? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2016 18:06:00 -0300
Has anyone used a Stackmatch (for example) to phase / stack more than one 4-square array? (like 2, 3 or 4 arrays) (or perhaps ?stack?/phase a 4-square with a yagi) I know it?s been done with Rhombics
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00057.html (7,009 bytes)

149. Re: [TowerTalk] Stacked 4-squares? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2016 20:38:45 -0300
Jim (callsign?) Not exactly....I am thinking about 2, 3 or 4, Four-Squares for 10m or 15m likely 1/2wl or 5/8wl apart in a NW-SE "line" to maximize signals to EU or USA mostly. I don't have 100 meter
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00060.html (7,614 bytes)

150. Re: [TowerTalk] Stacked 4 squares (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2016 18:27:30 -0300
I guess if the reasons for me asking must be known.I'll tell you all....yes, towers with 1 or 2 nice tribanders would no doubt be much better than a high band 4-square. I want to see what I can do wi
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00080.html (8,421 bytes)

151. Re: [TowerTalk] Source of mineral oil for dummy loads in Canada? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2016 18:29:25 -0300
Thanks all. I forget who it was now who suggested the local farm supply store, but I bought a big jug for a good price there this afternoon. dit dit Mike VE9AA Mike, Coreen & Corey Keswick Ridge, NB
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00081.html (8,343 bytes)

152. Re: [TowerTalk] Stacked Four Squares (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Sat, 5 Nov 2016 14:09:37 -0300
WL (Wilson Lamb)....callsign? Imagine one 4-square.....now imagine another 4-square beside it.(perhaps 5/8wl away).....now imagine another beside that one.......and a 4th. 16 elements in all..Four 4-
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00090.html (8,291 bytes)

153. [TowerTalk] Very old DX Engineering Stack match info wanted (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 10:55:27 -0400
I have a very old DX Engineering Yagi Stacking control box I am trying to find some info on. I think it's late 80's/early 90's vintage. I believe it was acquired from a W7 6m Dxer friend back in the
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00170.html (8,367 bytes)

154. Re: [TowerTalk] Very old DX Engineering Stack match info wanted (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 15 Nov 2016 11:36:31 -0400
Update: I don't know how I missed this before but I finally found a very similar unit that was for sale some years back in w7. http://www.eham.net/classifieds/detail/330437 I see by the sale ad it ne
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00171.html (9,625 bytes)

155. [TowerTalk] Spacing at center of K1WA/K3LR array (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Mon, 28 Nov 2016 15:10:55 -0400
Greeting Antenna Gurus, Put the finishing touches on a 100% homebrew K1WA/(K8UR) K3LR type 5-dipole sloping dipole (all parasitic) array for 15m only hours before the contest this weekend and came aw
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-11/msg00234.html (9,053 bytes)

156. Re: [TowerTalk] length of raised radials (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Mon, 26 Dec 2016 09:53:18 -0400
Hans and some of the well meaning responders: I think you are WAY overthinking this. I have several all-wire 4-squares here for 20-40-80 and a 2el wire array for 160m (ran out of room for a 4-square,
/archives//html/Towertalk/2016-12/msg00298.html (7,570 bytes)

157. Re: [TowerTalk] Strange behavior (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:18:32 -0400
Carol, Not sure how much of a cluttered environment you live in, (suburb, farm land, hill, beach, mountain, whatever)..but this does seem somewhat odd. Why don't you do like I do after installing or
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-01/msg00355.html (10,540 bytes)

158. [TowerTalk] Check that tape ! (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:20:29 -0400
Missed out on most of the ARRL DX CW fun last weekend due to (as it turns out) one bad connection. Finally discovered it today. WHEW! I was starting to worry that my troubleshooting skills were slipp
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-02/msg00483.html (10,460 bytes)

159. Re: [TowerTalk] Check that tape ! (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Thu, 23 Feb 2017 16:50:51 -0400
Dave, Thanks for posting. WOW - that could be a picture of my connector. The only thing difference here, was that I also had a little black char down inside the hardline too. I make my own "connector
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-02/msg00485.html (9,649 bytes)

160. Re: [TowerTalk] Tower location and house noise (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <ve9aa@nbnet.nb.ca>
Date: Tue, 23 May 2017 09:19:58 -0300
Hi Dick, Most (but not quite all) of my antennas are 160'-220' away from the house and fed through a buried PVC pipe. I did this on purpose. I am very fortunate to be on a couple acres, a ridgetop, o
/archives//html/Towertalk/2017-05/msg00186.html (9,723 bytes)


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