[TowerTalk] Antenna wars
D. Scott MacKenzie
kb0fhp at comcast.net
Tue Nov 29 17:28:04 EST 2005
The booklets are well done - I got one for verticals and was well pleased.
It helped me make my decision on the vertical that I ended up buying...
From: towertalk-bounces at contesting.com
[mailto:towertalk-bounces at contesting.com]On Behalf Of K7LXC at aol.com
Sent: Tuesday, November 29, 2005 5:24 PM
To: towertalk at contesting.com; douglas.s.ronald at lmco.com
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Antenna wars
In a message dated 11/28/2005 5:08:01 P.M. Pacific Standard Time,
towertalk-request at contesting.com writes:
> Could those advocates for a particular antenna please just give one
objective measurement, namely forward gain in dBi with any pertinent
conditions? Even a manufacture's spec would be helpful. I'm shopping for
an antenna and I'm enjoying the various opinions. It would be
interesting to compare those opinions with the specs...
You want real measurements? N0AX and I spent a lot of time testing HF yagis
and verticals on the air and compared them to a reference antenna. The
results are published in a couple of books available from
Champion Radio Products
See: http://www.mscomputer.com for "Self Supporting Towers", "Wireless
Weather Stations", and lot's more. Call Toll Free, 1-800-333-9041 with any
questions and ask for Sherman, W2FLA.
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