[CQ-Contest] Re: 2 dB more?

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Mon Dec 31 07:56:56 EST 2001

At 07:47 PM 12/30/01 -0800, Mike wrote:
>How high is the KT-36XA? If its high enough (>60 ft),
>leave it up and mount the M2 7EL on a ring rotor 35'
>below it and phase the two antennas in a stack. This
>will preserve your capability on 15 and 20 meters
>and give you added gain and flexibility (ability to fire
>in 2 directions at once, in-phase/out-of-phase
>configuration, etc) on 10 meters.

But only if you can properly phase the dissimilar antennas.  As K8CC and
others have demonstrated over the years, this is not a trivial problem.

73, Pete N4ZR

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