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Re: Topband: Reyco Traps on Topband??

To: "Alan Cook" <>, <>
Subject: Re: Topband: Reyco Traps on Topband??
From: "George \(K8GG\) & Marijke Guerin" <>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 23:30:49 -0400
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Alan Cook wrote:

>I have an inverted vee antenna that I use on 75 meters. it has a center
> height
> of about 30 feet. and and enclosed length of routhly 110 feet.  I would
> like to use a set of reyco kw80 cw traps to make this antenna work on
> 80 and 160.  I have had no luck finding information on how much longer
> the "beyond"  trap
> stub would make the overall antenna. I am limited to the 110 length
> because my QTH
> is a trailer park lot. if any one can pass on the demensions suggested
> by Unidilla
> for using the kw80cw trap or someone who is using these traps 
> successfully,
> all comments are appreciated. Thanks and  73 Al Cook, K2MPE

Alan, et. al.:

The Unadilla/Reyco pamphlet indicates for 80 and 160 meters, frequencies 
3.675 MHz and 1.85 MHz, Use a wire length from center insulator to 80CW trap 
of 63'-8" each side and from outside of trap to end insulator use a wire 
length of 42' - 1" on each side.

73 & GL        George    K8GG

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