[TowerTalk] XM-240 to Moxon 240
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Fri Dec 7 14:52:12 EST 2007
Go to good ole Google and type in W6NL Moxon and all info will appear.
In a message dated 12/7/2007 1:49:58 P.M. Central Standard Time,
k2qmf at juno.com writes:
All this talk about converting the 402CD to Moxon has got my
curiosity up. I am using a 402CD here.
Can someone please give me the location of this mod info.
Many Thanks in advance...
On Fri, 7 Dec 2007 10:19:58 -0600 "Ron Chambers" <rwchambers at gmail.com>
> Bob -
> Almost there!
> W5WW and myself have a two-high stack of 402CD's at KC5FU we
> intend to
> convert to Dave's Moxon shortly, partly based on neighbor (K5MR)
> reports after installing one of Dave's "ground-up" Moxons (at
> 140ft). But we
> won't actually do the modified 402CD versions until we finish (75%
> done at
> the second) building one of the "ground-up" versions. Then we will
> do the
> "take one down, put one up" change-out routine for the 402's...so
> will have
> story to tell...soon....I hope!
> On 12/7/07, Bob Selbrede, K6ZZ <k6zz at ccis.com> wrote:
> > I'm suprised there hasn't been much chatter on TT from folks
> > converting their stock 402-CD or XM-240 over to the Moxon
> > design published by W6NL. I wonder how many of them have
> > been built and are in the air being used today? The mod
> > concept has been around for several years and it seems
> > straightforward. The benefits of the conversion appear to
> > be significant (improved Gain, F/B, 7.0-7.3 SWR under 1.5:1,
> > no coils, no interaction with stacked tribanders, etc).
> > Seems like a great mod to do.
> > I have a new XM-240 assembled and ready to install and I'm
> > giving thought to modifying it before installing it. Has
> > anyone had bad experiences with this mod?
> > Bob K6ZZ
> > ----- Original Message Follows -----
> > From: "Bill Parry" <bparry at rgv.rr.com>
> > To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
> > Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Cushcraft 40-2CD skywalker
> > Date: Fri, 7 Dec 2007 07:34:53 -0600
> > > FYI. I just replaced all four coils on the elements on my
> > > XM240 (lightning) and the replacement cost for the new
> > > coils from Cushcraft is $50 apiece. The replacement parts
> > > seem to be readily available.
> > >
> > > Bill, W5VX
> > >
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