[TenTec] Dipole Over Pool Enclosure
John T. Fleming
john at w3gqj.net
Thu Oct 11 16:04:13 EDT 2012
I am in The Villages. Check my call on QRZ and you will see how I hid my
antennae. If you want more information, I can also forward a PDF file to
you. Mine is on a shingle roof. I do not have a "bird cage."
From: TenTec [mailto:tentec-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of
knoxcol at aol.com
Sent: Thursday, October 11, 2012 3:49 PM
To: tentec at contesting.com
Subject: [TenTec] Dipole Over Pool Enclosure
Do any members of the group have experience with erecting a random length
dipole about 5 feet over a swimming pool enclosure made of a grounded
aluminum structure and fiberglass netting? (Enclosure is about 15 feet
high at its peak and the antenna will be about 5 feet over this.)
I am wondering how the grounded aluminum frame will affect the radiation
(and loading) characteristics of the antenna.
I will be feeding the antenna with a Ten Tec Omni 6+, a Titan Linear and a
TT 238 tuner via RG-213 cable.
Any insights, guidance and suggestions would be greatly appreciated!
Please reply off line to me at KnoxCOL at aol.com
Thank you and 73!
de Dick KD4BRL
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