[CQ-Contest] Re: [TowerTalk] 80m Dipole ssb/cw switching
Wed, 14 Nov 2001 12:45:20 -0600
If you are using a Johnson matchbox, turn the controls such that
the blank side is under the pointer. Place markers for different
frequencies and you can avoid having to 'tune' the tuner when you
Where space is a problem, the dipole can be made shorter
(down to 100 ft ) or, the ends can be bent horizontally or vertically.
On Wed, 14 Nov 2001 "Mike Brown K9MI" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Another efficient method is feeding the 1/2 wave dipole with open
> wire and
> using a Johnson Matchbox. This
> > gives maximum frequency flexibility.
> > 73,
> > Tim K3LR
> I just went to this type of setup myself. The thing I need to check
> and see how much bandwidth I get with it before needing to touch
> it up. Of course, this would only come into play durring S&P. My
> dipole ended up being 130ft overall due to our small city lot. Close
> enough I would say though.
> 73 - Mike K9MI
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