I do happen to have the 10 meter version of this and think it's one of
the finest constructed mobile antennas I've ever seen. A real piece of
73 Jeff aa8ve
On Thu, 30 Dec 1999 09:02:49 -0500 Robert Weingaertner
> The next question is, how many does Ten Tec have? Are we taking
> 6, a dozen or 100? Buy two, put them together like a dipole, feed
> twin lead or coax, use a tuner ant it will probably work fine on
> 18-28 MHz. Put it on the mast with a tribander to cover those
> missing WARC bands. Buy 4 and make them into a compact 12m two
> element beam. Buy six and make a three element beam. Set up 4 in
> a vertical array, feed with phasing harnesses and you have a
> vertical steerable array. Or, just stick a couple on your car or
> truck; they're bound to look cool, even if you don't use them.
> Stick one out a window and hook your shortwave receiver to it. It
> will work much better than the built-in telescoping whip.
> 73, Bob WB2VUF
> Steve Ellington N4LQ wrote:
> > I've only seen one TenTec mobile antenna. It looked a forunner to
> > Hamstick type whip. They were white and Hamsticks are black. Maybe
> > that's how Mr. Hamstick got around the patent. Anyway, we need to
> > up with some ideas on how to dispose of these antennas since
> > seems to be stuck with them. I've got a few:
> > 1. Door prizes for hamfest
> > 2. Free gifts for visitors.
> > 3. Modify for CB and sell at flea markets.
> > Any suggestions?
> > Steve N4LQ
> > > I am starting to hear some activity on 12 m, but not much. Let's
> > > start a 12-12 net like the 10-10 organization.
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