[TowerTalk] Phasing verticals and stubs
w7vp at comcast.net
Wed Apr 5 09:26:19 EDT 2006
Can you explain the "right triangle." My understanding is that the three
are in an equilateral triangle (60 degrees between each antenna).
----- Original Message -----
From: "Tom Osborne" <w7why at verizon.net>
To: "Towertalk" <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2006 5:41 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Phasing verticals and stubs
> Hi Don
> They are in a right triangle, but mine are switchable in 6 directions. I
> had them all set up before and they worked great, but the winter storm
> them all down. I have 2 of them up now and going to put the 3rd one up
> weekend. I have a box I build which switches them and all I need is one
> phasing line in the shack. It is amazing to watch the signal strength
> I rotate the switch through the 360 degrees. Thanks and GL on the
> Tom w7WHY
>> Why not put the three verticals in a right triangle.
>> You can remotely switch the phasing using voltage over the coax so it
>> beam four compass directions.
>> Mine were [and will be soon] phased for NE, SE, SW, NW with 0, +DC, -DC,
>> AC voltage for those directions.
>> Contact me for info if you're not familiar with the remote switching
>> circuit[s] which you can use.
>> I manufacture [one at a time] the control [similar in nature to the old
>> Heathkit control] and remote head with connections for a SINGLE 1/4-wave
>> phasing section.
>> Tom Osborne wrote:
>>> Howdy all
>>> I'm putting my 3 40 meter phased verticals back up after the storms took
>>> them down.
>>> A question I have is, if I put my stubs back in the line, is it going
>>> mess up the phasing? I'm using 1/4 wave phasing lines on the verticals
>>> and 1/4 wave stubs (2 of them) in the line. Thanks and 73
>>> Tom W7WHY
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