On Mon, Aug 02, 2010 at 12:11:17PM -0400, John wrote:
> tq all the antenna guru's, been thinking of adding a parasitic element to my
> existing 135 quarter wave vertical to give me a little more gain to the NW
> my question would it work?the the quarter wave wire would be insulated from
> the top of the tower and sloping toward the NW and another insulator at the
> far sloping end and anchored to a tree...appreciate anyone's opinion..John
Well - yes - it can help. You can probably get a bit of gain - but maybe
more importantly - get some front/back.
One limitation is that you will only get it over a pretty narrow frequency
range (30 kHz or so).
UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK