[TowerTalk] Skyhawk, KT36XA, opinions requested

Robert Chudek k0rc at pclink.com
Tue Oct 9 20:53:49 EDT 2007


No, I didn't buy the SkyHawk. I bought the Steve&Ward report for $17 plus shipping and handling and got a ton of good information from it.

73 de Bob - KØRC in MN

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Robert G. Strickland 
  To: Robert Chudek 
  Cc: TowerTalk at contesting.com 
  Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2007 7:09 PM
  Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Skyhawk, KT36XA, opinions requested


  At the expense of appearing dense, did you buy the SkyHawk, and if so, do 
  you intend to be positive about the antenna?


  At 10/09/2007 10:02, Robert Chudek wrote:
  >If you want the nap of milk, you don't need the cow.
  >You go to the store and buy the milk for $17 plus shipping & handling.
  >The cow would cost you $2,200.
  >73 de Bob - KØRC in MN (who bought the milk)
  >Message: 7
  >Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2007 15:28:58 +0200
  >From: "Peter Voelpel" <df3kv at t-online.de>
  >Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Skyhawk, KT36XA, opinions requested
  >To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
  >Message-ID: <04ee01c80a78$5988a5e0$1490a8c0 at ap200>
  >Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
  >Who buys a cow if he wants just a nap of milk? :-)
  >Why don?t you tell him more about the anomalies of the 34?
  >-----Original Message-----
  >From: towertalk-bounces at contesting.com
  >[mailto:towertalk-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf Of K7LXC at aol.com
  >Sent: Dienstag, 9. Oktober 2007 13:31
  >To: towertalk at contesting.com; rcrgs at verizon.net
  >Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Skyhawk, KT36XA, opinions requested
  >In a message dated 10/7/2007 9:39:38 P.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
  >towertalk-request at contesting.com writes:
  > >  I'm thinking of replacing my quad with either a Skyhawk or  M2's
  > > KT36XA
  >     Sounds like you should take a gander at our  tribander comparison report
  >from _www.championradio.com/publications.html_
  >(http://www.championradio.com/publications.html) .  The SkyHawk and KT34XA
  >were both tested. The KLM KT34XA had a couple of  anomalies that may or may
  >not be present in the 36 (methinks not). And Mike  Stall said that the 36
  >has a few more tenths of a dB gain but not  anything significant so I think
  >you can make some valid inferences from the 34  data. And it's only
  >seventeen bucks plus s/h.
  >Steve    K7LXC
  >Champion Radio Products
  >Cell: 206-890-4188
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  >TowerTalk at contesting.com

  Robert G. Strickland PhD ABPH - KE2WY
  rcrgs at verizon.net.usa
  Syracuse, New York  USA

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