[Antennaware] What 2-element tribander?

John radio at mediacombb.net
Fri Sep 7 22:34:45 EDT 2012

OK, I finally got some pictures of the two element antenna I'm trying to 
identify.  The antenna on the right side of the photos is a vertical and 
I know what it is.  The unknown antenna is described below and has cast 






John,  WoGN

On 6/20/2012 11:56 AM, Guy Olinger K2AV wrote:
> I would take photographs, put them up on the internet somewhere, and 
> give us the link.  You may get a precise ID if you do.  Really hard to 
> get some things across with words.   :>)
> 73, Guy
> On Wed, Jun 20, 2012 at 12:41 PM, John <radio at mediacombb.net 
> <mailto:radio at mediacombb.net>> wrote:
>     I'm trying to find out what sort of 2-element tribander (10-15-20m) I
>     have.  I bought it used about used about 20 years ago and just dug it
>     out of the garage.
>     I  always 'thought' it was a HYgain, but I'm not sure of that.  I
>     looked
>     around the Internet and found an instruction sheet that is cc 1962
>     for a
>     HYgain TH-2.  However my beam may be an older version of that or...
>     something entirely different.
>     Mine has 8 traps.  The elements are mounted to the boom with
>     nicely made
>     parts which look to me to be cast.  One of these castings has an SO239
>     mounted on it.
>     The boom appears to be made in two pieces and that seems strange to me
>     because it is quite short.  I don't see how to join the boom pieces,
>     although one end of each piece has been made 'out of round' so those
>     ends of each boom piece must fit together.  Maybe there is a missing
>     piece to joint the two boom pieces to a mast.
>     Can someone in the list suggest what I might have and the best way to
>     get an instruction sheet or manual for it?
>     John,  WoGN
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