[Antennaware] Flag RX antenna question

GeorgeWallner aa7jv at atlanticbb.net
Thu Apr 26 07:41:45 PDT 2012

On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 05:18:58 -0500
  Charlie Ocker <N9CO at aol.com> wrote:
> Would it be possible to have a single Flag with 
>feedpoint transformers 
> in the center of each vertical leg and switch directions 
>with a DPDT 
> relay in the center?  The switchbox in the center would 
>connect to the 
> feedpoints via coax (14.5'), and the "unfed" leg of the 
>Flag would have 
> a termination resistance switched in.  


It will work. I have been using that system for years on 
various flags (and DHDL) antennas and it works well. Just 
make sure that the matching transformers give you the 
correct transformation for the terminating resistor.


George AA7JV

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