Topband: LINEAR vs TOP LOADING
zr at jeremy.mv.com
Sat Apr 23 17:30:43 PDT 2011
----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <richard at karlquist.com>
To: "ZR" <zr at jeremy.mv.com>
Cc: "Bill and Liz McHugh" <magoo at isp.ca>; <topband at contesting.com>
Sent: Saturday, April 23, 2011 2:33 PM
Subject: Re: Topband: LINEAR vs TOP LOADING
> On 4/23/2011 7:04 AM, ZR wrote:
>> The linear loaded KLM 40 and 80M yagis never lived up to their hype. OTOH
>> the little Cushcraft 2el 40 with loading coils plus a capacity hat way
>> on the elements is a proven winner.
>> Ive sold one of my 40M 4el KLM's and made a pair of CC style 2el from the
> Some KLM Yagi owners have changed to high Q loading coils made by W6ANR
> and have been happy with the results.
> Rick N6RK
Thats interesting Rick.
One of the CC engineers wrote in QEX that high Q coils was not desired on
their 40M. I dont remember exact details but it should be available thru the
ARRL archives. The author was Rick Littlefield, K1BQT.
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