[TowerTalk] 20 Meter Yagi Suggestions
n4gnr at windstream.net
Wed Apr 16 22:20:23 EDT 2014
Jim,, a Hy Gain 205 BAS is very hard to beat right out of the box. And with
web sites like YU7EF and G0KSC,, the 205 BA can be optimized even greater.
But overall, the 205 is very good when operated at about 2 wavelengths up a
tower. This is where monobanders really perform. Good Luck with your
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jim W7RY" <w7ry at centurytel.net>
To: <towertalk at contesting.com>
Sent: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 9:33 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] 20 Meter Yagi Suggestions
> I’m looking for a 20 meter monobander... Bigger than a 204BA and smaller
> than the 45 foot boom M2 20M5LD. It will be mounted below a XM240 at on
> top of a 70’ Rohn 45.
> I think gain is more important to me than F/B
> Bandwidth is not an issues because I’m 99.9% CW and RTTY.
> I’m even considering building my own. Bums me out that Stan sold out his
> aluminum business to Engineering. Oh well.
> Jim W7RY
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