Topband: dual-wire bev
Joe Subich, W4TV
lists at subich.com
Wed Mar 12 09:24:44 EDT 2014
Here are a couple references to center feeding Beverage antennas:
The one "negative" to center feed is that it requires an extra
transformer but that is a rather small price for the flexibility.
The "center fed coax Beverage" approach can be applied to any two
wire Beverage by connecting the *center taps* of the feedline
coupling transformers as shown here: http://exax.net/
... Joe, W4TV
On 3/12/2014 8:24 AM, Glen wrote:
> I read recently on line about a ham who said he was 'feeding' his dual-wire
> near the center of the
> antenna. I wrote to him about how that is done, and he never responded.
> I see now there is company offering a system that does just that, but no
> circuit diagrams are available.
> I am wondering: do they put a reflection transformer and ground rod at each
> end, and, then, tap off
> like normal anywhere along the antenna with T4(ON4UN Low band dxing
> TIA for any advice.
> I have 4 dual-wires, and just recently tried some WD1A military surplus
> telephone wire, and it works.
> I was using 12" spaced aluminum fence wire with great success, but the
> fallen limbs and small trees
> are a maintenance nightmare.
> Glen K4KV
> Moultrie, GA
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