[TowerTalk] V antenna?
k0dan at comcast.net
Fri Feb 10 11:15:27 EST 2006
If it was me, I'd sure try to suspend the dipole horizontally between the
trees at 100+' and deal with the feedline when it gets near the ground. A
flat dipole should be the better performer at that height.
Good luck and 73
----- Original Message -----
From: "AD5VJ Bob" <rtnmi at sbcglobal.net>
To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Thursday, February 09, 2006 6:58 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] V antenna?
> I am about to move to a place where I have about 2 acres
> and four *very* tall oak trees at adjacent corners of the
> lot(each about 100' or more in height and about 200'
> I presently have an inverted V for 80 meters. The apex is
> at about 25 feet. The ends are somewhat lower.
> Now I am wondering if after the move if I can use the same
> mast for the center (abt 25') and put the ends toward the
> top of the trees.
> It would be a V not an inverted V. Does anyone know if
> this would work for an antenna?
> 73 fer nw,
> Bob AD5VJ
> 10X# 37210, FP#-1141, SMIRK#-5177
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