2nd station antennas

BK1ZX70SFL at aol.com BK1ZX70SFL at aol.com
Sun Sep 1 20:10:16 EDT 1996

W2UP de K1ZX

a) what contest are you interested in - if it is a domestic contest I might
see you being ok with a vertical.

b)if it is dx contesting, stick a tribander up - definately. Point it at EU.
Turn it toward W6 for SS, etc.

c) While it is the ability to hear with the second station that is the silver
of the second radio - a quick in and out of a packet mongo-pileup on an HB9
might not be possible with a Butternut!

Used tribanders abound, a weekend on and off of the sawhorses  to rebuild and
you will be much happier than the vertical ever would have allowed you to
feel - the frustrations of pounding your head will outweigh the delight of


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