[TowerTalk] multiple beams

Bill Axelrod bill at axelrods.org
Tue Dec 12 14:05:29 EST 2006

I use a Force 12 EF230/240 (a shortened 2 element 40 and 30 meter beam) 
mounted 7 ft above my 20 thru 10 meter beam and have not seen any 
ionteraction at all.

73...   Bill K3WA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kelly Johnson" <n6kj.kelly at gmail.com>
To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2006 1:52 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] multiple beams

> Or consider purchasing one of the 40m yagi's which is designed to be a
> bit more closely spaced.  My Optibeam OB2-40 is only about 8 feet
> above my SteppIR and it works ok.  There is a little interaction, but
> not too bad.  Force12 makes a couple of different 40m yagi's which can
> be mounted only 3 or 4 feet above a tribander.
> On 12/12/06, k1vr at juno.com <k1vr at juno.com> wrote:
>> In my view, the best solution to creating a wide space between your two
>> antennas is to move the upper one up, on a mast, and the lower one down,
>> on a RingRotor.
>> Fred Hopengarten K1VR        hopengarten at post.harvard.edu
>> Six Willarch Road * Lincoln, MA 01773-5105
>> 781/259-0088; FAX 419/858-2421
>> www.antennazoning.com

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