[SEDXC] Hy Power Antenna Company

ku8e at bellsouth.net ku8e at bellsouth.net
Sat Aug 19 09:40:36 EDT 2006

An even better idea is to feed your antenna with 450 ohm open wire line and 
use a tuner. An 88 foot long doublet is a good length for coverage from 
80-10 meters.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Coleman" <aa4lr at arrl.net>
To: "JT Croteau" <jt.w6fo at gmail.com>
Cc: "*SEDXC Group" <sedxc at contesting.com>
Sent: Saturday, August 19, 2006 9:04 AM
Subject: Re: [SEDXC] Hy Power Antenna Company

> On Aug 17, 2006, at 10:34 AM, JT Croteau wrote:
>>  I
>> know I could build my own but all of my previous attempts at building
>> dipoles have failed miserably.
> Building dipoles is easy! 468/f gives you the number of feet. Then
> you have to trim the antenna. It takes a bit of cut and try, but it
> isn't hard.
> Of course, that's for one band. Trap dipoles are a little trickier.
> But I built a 30m/17m dipole this spring, and plan to add 12m trap
> this fall.
> Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL        Mail: aa4lr at arrl.net
> Quote: "Not within a thousand years will man ever fly!"
>             -- Wilbur Wright, 1901
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