[Antennaware] What 2-element tribander?
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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
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
> 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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