[Antennaware] russian vertical
Wed, 28 Aug 2002 20:47:39 -0400
I remember an article on the Russian Vertical about 20 years ago. I
recently uncovered a copy but can't find it!
As I recall, it was a wideband design by UA3CR, now a silent key. The
vertical was like a half of a "boe tie" if you know what I mean.
I'll try to find out where I put it. I also think they didn't use them as a
single vertical but as an array.
At 03:25 PM 8/28/2002 +0200, Wolfgang K. Meister wrote:
>If you use one of the free antenna calculation packages,
>like MMANA, you will see that a 11m tall vertical as a GP has a
>tremdous variation of impedance of 21 to 985 ohms by feeding
>it from 10 to 40m. Besides this, you need radial sets for all
>bands, otherwise you will reduce the efficiency of this thing again.
>Maybe, there is one solution - having one of this SGC auto
>tuners at the feedpoint - this could help. But in this case
>a shorter vertical, between 7 and 8m will do the same job.
>Andrea Vernice> Listening on Hf, most of russian om use a vertical antenna.
>Andrea Vernice> The vertical, should be 11Mt tall, and works from 10 to 40mt.
>Andrea Vernice> What i want know is the way of fedding and how many
>radials they use.
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