[TenTec] It's getting cold. Perfect antenna weather for a OCF dipole
barry.n1eu at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 17:42:48 EDT 2015
Our own Rick DJ0IP is the OCF meister:
On Sat, Sep 19, 2015 at 7:46 PM, Mike Bryce <prosolar at sssnet.com> wrote:
> It's been way to quiet here.
> With fall only a week away and winter not too far behind, it's a great
> time for antenna work.
> I'am going to out up a off center fed dipole.
> After reading pages after pages of information about this antenna it seems
> to work differently depending to quite a few factors.
> Such as how high up, gauge of wire, insulated or not and of course the
> feed point.
> From what I've read, 137' wire. Short end about 42'
> (All lengths are for example only!)
> Now according to W8JI, he suggest the short end should be 24'
> Has anyone built a OCF dipole to W8JI dimensions?
> According to his web page, the above feed point will get me 30 meters. I'd
> love to put my Argonaut VI on 30 meters this fall.
> I've got the wire a good 4:1 current balun and a rainy Sunday.
> Mike WB8VGE
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