[TowerTalk] Hustler 6-BTV installation

john at kk9a.com john at kk9a.com
Wed Apr 9 09:52:15 EDT 2014

I have had great results with dipoles hung in trees.

John KK9A

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Subject:	 [TowerTalk] Fwd: Fwd: Hustler 6-BTV installation
From:	 Hans Hammarquist <hanslg at aol.com>
Date:	 Wed, 9 Apr 2014 00:02:05 -0400 (EDT)

Have the same experience hanging various verticals from trees. I guess if you
have a perfect, non-conducting tree it will work. Unfortunately trees are
somewhat conducting, enough to mess up the radiation.

It will work better if you don't use a tree but a non-conducting support such
as a large plastic pipe. A thicker, self-supporting conductor such as a tube
would also work.

Maybe you get what you pay for.

Best 73 de,

Hans - N2JFS

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