ZR zr at
Sat Apr 23 17:30:43 PDT 2011

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <richard at>
To: "ZR" <zr at>
Cc: "Bill and Liz McHugh" <magoo at>; <topband at>
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 
>> out
>> 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
>> other.
>> Carl
>> KM1H
> 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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