Topband: Trap Dipole for 160/80 Meters

KXBill w7kxb at
Thu Mar 27 23:04:02 EST 2003

     Why bother with traps?  If you are going to use an open wire
transmission line, you no doubt will be using an AT.  A half wave CF
dipole on 160 would be two half waves in phase on 80 and performs well.
I would forget the traps.
Bill Harris

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