[TowerTalk] 80m dipole question
Jan Erik Holm
sm2ekm at telia.com
Sat Nov 19 12:42:57 EST 2005
A.J. Farmer (AJ3U) wrote:
> The "flattened V" is okay. It does not have to be perfectly
> horizontal all the way across. Mine does the same thing with a droop
> of about 6 to 10 feet in the center and it works fine. I have even
> heard some recommend this type of droop.
Why? For what reason?
> The other thing you could consider is to attach your insulators to the
> dipole a little further in towards the center and let the end slack
> droop down vertically like this:
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> Good luck in the contest!!
> A.J. Farmer, AJ3U
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