[SECC] SS Phone Thoughts
Tue, 27 Nov 2001 13:12:03 -0500
On 11/27/01 1:02 PM, Lee Hiers at firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
>I don't know how high your A3 is, but I've heard those add-on kits
>are pretty lossy...a better bet may be to put the 40m dipole at 35'
>horizontal...I think that would be a good SS antenna.
A3S is at 49.5' (15m).
Problem with going to 35' feet horizontal is coming up with a support to
run it to! I got no trees other than the ones backing up to my yard, and
those trees house my 105' doublet for 80m.
>80m with low supports is a problem...you could try the sloper there I
>guess, it should be better than the low dipole - at least farther
>out. and you may want to leave your 40m sloper if it works good as a
>DX antenna...it would do better there than a low dipole.
>You could also try shunt-feeding your tower on 80 in lieu of the
I'm working on that. I need to lay down a bunch of radials.
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: email@example.com
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