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181. Re: [TowerTalk] HyGain 205CA OPTIMIZED (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Fri, 28 Jun 2019 18:48:07 -0300
Hey Steve, I don't know the exact answer-HOWEVER, you can likely save yourself some work and do what I did with my LJ-105CA (10m) HyGain yagi. I sat the reflector on a plastic milk crate that was on
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-06/msg00179.html (7,405 bytes)

182. Re: [TowerTalk] Wire antennas (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Wed, 3 Jul 2019 20:33:47 -0300
Hey Kelly, I have had most wire antennas (and a lot of others) Often overlooked is the ZS6BKW.kinda like a G5RV; but IMO , much better. I use a variety of verticals or vertical arrays (4-squares/VDA'
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-07/msg00048.html (8,662 bytes)

183. [TowerTalk] Travel trailers & efficient antennas? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 20:34:32 -0300
I'm in the thinking and research stages of buying a travel trailer (don't even own a truck yet..I drive a MINI) and was not wondering about the actual antenna itself (I'll likely use a fantastic Scor
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-07/msg00160.html (7,280 bytes)

184. Re: [TowerTalk] MA-160V on 80M (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Sat, 3 Aug 2019 16:16:36 -0300
Bill, What Craig said. Short out most of the coil to find resonance - leave the rest alone. GL ! Mike VE9AA Mike, Coreen & Corey Keswick Ridge, NB _______________________________________________ ____
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-08/msg00009.html (7,112 bytes)

185. Re: [TowerTalk] Illuminating antennas on towers (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Sat, 26 Oct 2019 09:00:54 -0300
Hey Paul, On my 24' "mast" (not tower) I use a 120VAC floodlight, bolted to the mast about 3' off the ground, aimed straight up to point at my sad sack of an A3S. (which is now more of an A2S actuall
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-10/msg00207.html (8,851 bytes)

186. Re: [TowerTalk] Weekend from hell (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 18:33:25 -0400
Is this like 20 questions where we all have to try and pull the information out of you, one question at a time? Help us, help you. Mike vE9AA Mike, Coreen & Corey Keswick Ridge, NB __________________
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-11/msg00205.html (8,300 bytes)

187. [TowerTalk] Stacking 4-squares ? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 15:25:36 -0400
I think I read somewhere that someone has done this. Was it K3LR? W3LPL? Some Finnish or Swedish M/M hams? I can't seem to find it. Where can I get some more info on this practice? I am tossing aroun
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-11/msg00265.html (6,968 bytes)

188. Re: [TowerTalk] Stacking 4-squares ? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 20:34:44 -0400
Hi Guys,. Regarding "how" I wish to stack-maybe I should've clarified or used different language (OK, really I thought it was overtly obvious, but I guess some don't know the mechanical challenges of
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-11/msg00270.html (10,744 bytes)

189. Re: [TowerTalk] Stacking 4-squares? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2019 17:44:41 -0400
Thanks to all of you that have emailed me privately (so many!) and several who have replied here. I think at this moment I may have rethink this. I really like the broad pattern a 4-square produces f
/archives//html/Towertalk/2019-11/msg00312.html (7,767 bytes)

190. Re: [TowerTalk] 80m 4 square - revisted (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Mon, 20 Jan 2020 21:02:54 -0400
Hey Tom, I will say I have absolutely no idea whatsoever the answer to your question.(hi hi) I have several 4-squares, all wire. In the woods. Hanging on and near to trees (omg-gasp!) Very uneven gro
/archives//html/Towertalk/2020-01/msg00199.html (7,866 bytes)

191. Re: [TowerTalk] 80 meter antenna advice. (NY6DX) (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Fri, 14 Feb 2020 16:16:45 -0400
AC0C is a funny guy. At the risk of overstating the obvious, we get pretty harsh wx up here in NB as well. I daresay worse than NY even at times. Even if I could afford it (and I surely can't), I wou
/archives//html/Towertalk/2020-02/msg00075.html (9,060 bytes)

192. Re: [TowerTalk] 80 meter antenna choice (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Tue, 7 Jul 2020 17:18:36 -0300
Hey Bill, I've been very happy with my compromise wire 4-squares. Most of them are inverted L type with only 2 raised radials each. My 80m especially seems to really rock and I don't have to stand in
/archives//html/Towertalk/2020-07/msg00075.html (9,235 bytes)

193. Re: [TowerTalk] 4 square question Part III (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Sat, 31 Oct 2020 17:22:04 -0300
".wire 4-square elements are N, E, S, and W, arranged in a box." Hi Bob/KQ2M: This is Mike VE9AA.with multiple wire 4-squares. Maybe I am simply misinterpreting what you just wrote, but from Northeas
/archives//html/Towertalk/2020-10/msg00326.html (9,468 bytes)

194. Re: [TowerTalk] Isolating adjacent 4-Squares (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2020 18:49:48 -0400
Charlie, I am by no means any kind of authority on isolating 4-squares even though I own a few. I do note that on my 80m 4-square, my pattern and gain is "off" to my Northwest. Coincidently(?), there
/archives//html/Towertalk/2020-12/msg00067.html (7,350 bytes)

195. Re: [TowerTalk] Ham-IV rotator brake noise (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Tue, 19 Jan 2021 20:16:38 -0400
Hiya Ralph ol buddy! Replying , but my initial answer is only a semi-serious one. (followed by one MAYBE (untested) suggestion) None of your neighbours have noticed as nobody goes outside anymore ! !
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-01/msg00079.html (8,207 bytes)

196. Re: [TowerTalk] outdoor junction shelters (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:39:16 -0400 (AST)
That's how I splice outside hardline and *(some)* other connections too....but I learned it from the late Jack Leahy, VE1ZZ(sk) -Mike VE9AA  The late W0AIH used to splice hard line by bending the two
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-01/msg00090.html (8,039 bytes)

197. Re: [TowerTalk] Hardline splices and W0AIH (score: 1)
Author: "" <>
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 15:57:20 -0400 (AST)
No doubt he got it confused with the splices at VE1ZZ(sk). Jack's methods were widely known and published by several. In my own case, Jack himself showed me first hand the splices. He even built ante
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-01/msg00103.html (8,280 bytes)

198. [TowerTalk] 4-squares on the wrong band (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2021 19:05:06 -0400
All. A local mentioned to me his Tribander was broken and hed been using his 40m 4-square on 20msomething I had never tried. Today I tried feeding 20m RF into my 40m 4-square. The SWR was too high to
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-02/msg00009.html (8,314 bytes)

199. [TowerTalk] ZS6BKW on 160m in a cold climate (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 18:12:48 -0400
Antenna Gurus far and wide: On my 2nd radio in my contesting setup (And for travel/expedition purposes_I have a 2nd one just like it), I have a ZS6BKW (like a G5RV_) which will not work on 15m, but I
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-02/msg00076.html (12,600 bytes)

200. Re: [TowerTalk] ZS6BKW on 160m in a cold climate (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Smith VE9AA" <>
Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2021 19:14:37 -0400
Thanks Scott. All: I apologize for the non-related message tagged onto the very bottom of my original post. We were talking about contesting and also antennas over on the MCC forum and I did a poor j
/archives//html/Towertalk/2021-02/msg00080.html (12,737 bytes)

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