Topband: What do you use as a "RUN" Antenna?

navydude1962 at navydude1962 at
Wed Feb 1 11:21:56 PST 2012


Which wellbrook model do u use?

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On Feb 1, 2012, at 11:10, Mark van Wijk <pa5mw at> wrote:

> Diversity IS the way to go**
> But if you lack the capability, you need an additional RX antenna that covers more directions and/or vertical angles.
> In my 18x22ft large garden I use a Wellbrookloop on a small rotor at ground level. Turning it around I can effectively kill interference from my neighbors from about 6 S-units down to 0.5-1 S-unit bove band noise level. 
> I had a blast last weekend in the contest doing SO LP.
> Oh; the hands-free RX antenna switchbox is a great idea fir the future, TNX!
> 73 Mark, PA5MW
> **saving for aTenTec RX366 2nd RX module
>> The best omnidirectional "RUN" setup for 160M is using a transceiver
>> with dual high performance receivers in stereo diversity so you can
>> listen with two antennas simultaneously.  
>> I've got a home brew Beverage switch box with a foot switch input so I
>> can listen hands-free in 2+2=4 directions for callers
>>> What do you use as a "RUN" antenna in the CQ 160 contest?
>>> I tried using my TX TEE  but my neighbor now has a plasma TV and all I hear is that thing. 
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> UR RST IS ... ... ..9 QSB QSB - hw? BK

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