[TowerTalk] Skyhawk design

Joe Reisert, W1JR W1JR at arrl.net
Thu Aug 2 20:39:25 EDT 2007


The impedance of the Skyhawk is about 50 Ohms resistive. The balun is 
a ferrite one (similar to W2DU) made by Cal Aviation.


Joe, W1JR

At 08:24 PM 8/1/2007, Gregg Seidl wrote:
>I have a Bencher Skyhawk that I'm preparing to put up on the tower.I think
>it is a well built antenna,the rivets are a bit of a pain at first but once
>you go get an air riveter your in good shape.My question is this,how are
>they feeding it?I'm curious as to what is in that balun.They feed all driven
>elements with straps and have a balun hooked to it.Kinda like a log
>antenna.Just wondering?  Gregg  K9KL
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