Topband: RX 4 SQ Phasing

Tom W8JI w8ji at
Fri Aug 10 20:45:15 PDT 2012

>I use 5 two wire Beverages for 10 directions and have good directivity down
> to the 175 KHz LF BCB and they are only 500-700' long. Performance seems 
> to
> exceed published info. On the US BCB its like aiming a long yagi on 2M,
> multiple stations on the same frequency can be heard with ease during the
> day.

If any of us **really** had an antenna as sharp as a long Yagi, we'd need 16 
or more antennas to cover useful directions.

That's pretty typical behavior for a properly installed Beverage no matter 
what the location, unless you park it over saltwater.

73 Tom 

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