[TowerTalk] Cloud Warmer Antenna

Mark S Graalman wb8jkr@juno.com
Mon, 23 Nov 1998 19:40:46 EST

  Lee, the best antenna I've ever used for that type
of thing was a 3 element wire beam pointed straight up.
 it was a 40 meter dipole at 30 feet with the reflector at
10 feet and the director at 45 feet, the sucker was killer
out to about 1000 miles. A two element job would work well also.

Mark  WB8JKR

On Mon, 23 Nov 1998 16:45:46 -0600 Lee Buller <k0wa@southwind.net>
>Hello Evereyone....
>I trust you all had a great time on SS.  Well, I have a question about 
>antenna which has a specific job to do.
>I am looking for an antenna on 40 and 20 meters that is a cloud 
>What I want is an antenna that is loud 600 to 1500 miles out....not 
>Anyone play with the concept?  Horizontal Loops?  Light Bulbs driven 
>with a
>3CX3000A7?  Anyone have an opinion?
>Lee Buller
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