[TowerTalk] 4 Square question

Joe Subich, W4TV lists at subich.com
Wed Jun 8 12:59:58 PDT 2011

All *four* elements of a four square are active in all four directions. 
   The two "side" elements are effective the "center"
element in a three element in-line (end-fire) phased array with
1-2-1 current ratios.


    ... Joe, W4TV

On 6/8/2011 1:49 PM, dave arruzza wrote:
> To all:
> I have a question..
> Do the 2 inactive elements contribute anything to array.
> ie: beaming to Europe I would be utilizing my northeast and southwest elements...are the other two elements contributing anything to the array at that time.
> I am asking this question for the following reason:
> I am using 3/4 wave phasing lines and could reposition 2 of my elements away from the "square" and still reach the switch box. Doing this would take 2 elements out of pedestrian traffic on my property.
> 73
> Dave
> Radio Ansonia
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