Topband: 2011 Dayton Antenna forum - 4 excellent papers

Tim Duffy K3LR k3lr at
Mon May 16 20:04:18 PDT 2011

All four papers this year are very timely and relevant to the TopBand

2011 Antenna Forum - Room 1 - Friday (May 20) afternoon -  2:30 PM to 5 PM
Moderator: Tim Duffy, K3LR

PDF presentations from the last seven years of Dayton Antenna Forums are
available at: (lower left hand buttons). The new 2011 papers will be
posted next week.

"Three Element Binomial Endfire Array of K9AY Loops"
By Richard Jaeger, K4IQJ
Richard will describe how the popular K9AY loop can be used in an array to
obtain better receive patterns and enhanced DX reception

"Take a Look Inside the Fifth Edition of ON4UN's New Low-Band DXing book"
By John Devoldere, ON4UN
John is a recognized expert in the filed of low band station design and
optimization. He will discuss the most recent material that is contained in
his latest book.

"Practical High Performance Receive Antenna for the Urban TopBander"
By Larry Pasman, W8VVG
Larry will show how he worked with N4IS and NX4D to build an effective
rotating directional receive antenna for 160 meters

"Update on Solar Cycle 24, what has happened and what to expect"
By Carl Luetzelschwab, K9LA
Carl will present an overview of the current progression in the solar cycle
and also discuss how amateur radio operators can take advantage of the
enhanced upcoming solar activity.

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