[TowerTalk] Help to Identify Traps

Gary Johnson garywy0v at msn.com
Fri Jun 29 12:39:41 PDT 2012

Thanks to W4TV and N2QT I got what I was looking for in record time.  The 
2BDQ looks the same as what I have.

73 to all - wy0v

-----Original Message----- 
From: Joe Subich, W4TV
Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 2:14 PM
To: Gary Johnson
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Help to Identify Traps

Could they be old Hy-Gain traps from the 2BDQ or 5BDQ?

See www.hy-gain.com - http://www.hy-gain.com/pdffiles/DP-2BDQ.pdf


    ... Joe, W4TV

On 6/29/2012 3:00 PM, Gary Johnson wrote:
> I forgot to mention the diameter of the traps.  They outer tube measures 
> 1.6 inches and the inner tube .85 inches.
> Gary, wy0v
> From: Gary Johnson
> Sent: Friday, June 29, 2012 1:57 PM
> To: towertalk at contesting.com
> Subject: Help to Identify Traps
> I am looking for information on a pair of traps from from a wire antenna. 
> The person who gave them to me does not remember what bands they were for 
> or who made them.  He thought maybe 40 / 80 meters.
> Each trap is made of two pieces of aluminum tube with plastic insulators 
> between them.  The center tube is 48 inches in length and the outer tube 
> is 38 inches long.  There is still wire on both ends of the traps, but it 
> was cut so I am unable measure the original lengths.  Any information 
> would be appreciated.  I can provide pictures if needed.
> Thanks,
> Gary, wy0v
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