[TowerTalk] Boom caps. Are they needed?

Ian White, G3SEK G3SEK@ifwtech.demon.co.uk
Tue, 4 May 1999 13:01:54 +0100

Pete Smith wrote:
>For whatever it's worth, both my Force 12 yagis have capless boom ends, and
>I've never heard them sing.  Wind blows pretty strongly here, too.  No sign
>of critters so far either, but that may just be luck, because we have lots
>of mud daubers and bees around here.

Also, HF yagi booms are just the size for small birds to get inside and
then get stuck. End caps prevent that (but there are other solutions as

73 from Ian G3SEK          Editor, 'The VHF/UHF DX Book'
                          'In Practice' columnist for RadCom (RSGB)

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