It seems like very few antennas are affordable to the average ham.
It seems like they need some competition. With prices in the multiple thousands
of dollars for a few aluminum tubes somebody could make lot of money by being
I would call them GOTHAM BEAMS as a nod to history!!
Best regards - Brian Carling
AF4K Crystals Co.
117 Sterling Pine St.
Sanford, FL 32773
Tel: +USA 321-262-5471
> On Apr 10, 2015, at 8:35 AM, Per Molund <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> What about Ultrabeam UB-1040DX?
> I know, not cheap or American, but still an alternative.
> Per LA9XKA
> 2015-04-10 13:34 GMT+02:00 Grant Saviers <email@example.com>:
>> I'm wondering if there have been any attempts at more than 4 element
>> I'm happy with my 4L but it would be nice to have some more smoke. What
>> might be interesting are some longer boom more limited band combinations,
>> with higher performance e.g. 6 L on 15/12/10 or 5 L on 20/17 or 6 L on
>> 17/12 on 42' boom (the one I want, since my modeling so far for an
>> interlaced 5/5 design isn't succeeding).
>> Another advantage of limiting the band combinations is that there isn't as
>> much compromise when stacking them. Also, there would be less tower
>> loading, fewer rotators, etc. than conventional 3 band contest stacks.
>> However, there remains the tuning delay when QSYing or band changing,
>> which is a bit of a problem in contest S&P & mult chasing.
>> Grant KZ1W
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