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Topband: Aerial Aerial for 160

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Subject: Topband: Aerial Aerial for 160
From: (Robert Marshall-Read)
Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2002 22:55:59 +0100
Top Banders,

Working a thousand miles from home Monday to Friday makes anything but
weekend operation problematic.

However, since I have now settled in at the new location with loads of room
for beverages and a BIG counterpoise, I have improved the transmit antenna

Please have a look at my new site, thanks to a well know top bander K3KY you
can see it in most browsers.

I just took delivery of an electric driven military weather balloon winch,
with two miles of line on the drum. More experimentation is underway on

I tried the new 3/8 vertical with 100 watts in the IARU at the weekend and I
guess it works, VK6VZ heard me, I called him, but a four year old harmonic
interrupted the QSO at his end and a ringing mobile phone did the same thing
at my end.



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