Topband: 160 meter 1/4 vertical
herbert.schoenbohm at gmail.com
Mon Jul 3 19:00:46 EDT 2017
Many have tried balloon or kite supported 5/8 wave verticals on 160 with
disappointing results. I used to have a 308 self supporting tower which i
could use at night on 160 but it never ever beat a corner fed delta loop
supported by the same tower.
On Mon, Jul 3, 2017 at 6:38 PM, Peter Voelpel <dj7ww at t-online.de> wrote:
> Please check the pattern on 60 and 40m where the 37m high vertical is going
> to be used.
> You certainly will see the high angle lobes.
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> From: Topband [mailto:topband-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of Charles
> Sent: Dienstag, 4. Juli 2017 00:10
> To: Herbert Schoenbohm; TopBand List
> Subject: Re: Topband: 160 meter 1/4 vertical
> The free-space pattern of current in a vertical (and also horizontal)
> antenna is crescent shaped with its maximum at the midpoint, and a minimum
> at each end. It shows nothing that could be termed an extraneous lobe.
> such lobes would seem to be the result of improper matching, or more
> the fact that in the real world such an antenna is in an environment that
> certainly not free space.
> higher angles.
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