[TowerTalk] Shorty 40

W0UN -- John Brosnahan shr at swtexas.net
Wed Oct 17 20:53:11 EDT 2007

At 17:51 17-10-07, jeremy-ca wrote:
>I had a pair of 4 el KLMs and was never overly impressed by their
>performance. Before that I had a Hi-Gain 2 el and it was often referred to
>as a rotary dummy load.
>One of my KLM's has been sold and Im contemplating converting the other into
>a pair of 2 el with Cushcraft style loading coils.
>I feel that nobody has got linear loading completely figured out.

W0UN, with W0UA op, entered CQWW CW single-band 40M from COLORADO
two years in a row in the late 1990s.  Using two KLM 4L40s @ 80 and 160 ft,
as well as an M-squared 4L40 @ 80 ft for mults, W0UN/W0UA won the
USA plaque both times.

I can't really fault the antennas!    ;-)


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