[CQ-Contest] Re: [TowerTalk] 80m Dipole ssb/cw switching

Bill Coleman aa4lr at arrl.net
Thu Nov 15 08:29:37 EST 2001

On 11/14/01 6:59 PM, Tom Rauch at w8ji at akorn.net wrote:

>The most simple system is just to build a "fat" dipole. If you fan the 
>ends of a dipole out several feet with a spreader, it is quite easy to 
>cover the CW and SSB areas without any type of mess. A cage 
>dipole would also work.

Another modern alternative is to use an OWA cell. That's much simpler 
than a cage dipole, and about the same complexity as a fanning the ends 
of a double dipole.

Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
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