[TowerTalk] Antenna Selection Assistance

Pete Smith n4zr at contesting.com
Mon Jul 28 17:33:43 EDT 2008

This is pretty broadly contrary to the experience of the SteppIR owners I 
know, who have had excellent support from Fluidmotion.  You might want to 
look into the facts a little more.

73, Pete N4ZR

At 05:28 PM 7/28/2008, AI1P Matt Steven wrote:
>An anecdote on the SteppIR since it came up a few times- a local ham had
>half an element simply fall off of his, pulling the metal strip out and
>leaving him with a 2 1/2 element beam and an un-retractable metal strip
>flapping in the wind.
>When he inquired as to the possibility of getting replacement parts to
>fix it he was pretty much ignored.  It's getting to be something of a
>running joke around here how he's not able to get customer service at
>all for this.
>Failures can be forgiven but the inability to fix one due to nonexistent
>customer service and hard to find parts rules that one out for this ham.
>I really like my old A3S for the record.
>  > W1KSZ Wrote:
> > If you could put up only ONE antenna to cover 20 to 10 Mtrs (including
> > WARC), what would you select ?
> > The antenna will go on top of an LM-470.
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