[TowerTalk] Log Periodic Choice

Thu Sep 11 21:40:06 EDT 2008

All this talk of Log Periodics.....I have a simple L.P. for 2 
meter/440....works quite well..

But..on 10, 12, 15, 17, 20 meters, etc........

What advantage (or disadvantage) is there to a Log Periodic when compared to 
a Yagi?

Joe Wolfe

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "W5CPT" <w5cpt at bellsouth.net>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Log Periodic Choice

> Theoretically all the elements interact somewhat at all frequencies. 
> However the effect of the smaller elements on the lower frequencies and 
> the inverse of that, being the largest elements on the higher frequencies 
> is minimal.
> My T-6, 6 elements on a 12 foot boom compares favorably with a Tri-bander 
> with an equal boom length.  What I lose in not having 3 full dedicated 
> elements tuned to the band of interest, I make up in no trap loss.  And I 
> get gain in all 5 bands where the closest you can come to that is unity on 
> the WARC bands similar to a dipole.

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