[TowerTalk] Need help identifying HyGain antenna (Trap Traveler rotatable tri band dipole)

Roger (K8RI) on TT K8RI-on-TowerTalk at tm.net
Mon Jan 27 04:01:20 EST 2014

On 1/26/2014 3:51 PM, Jim Pruitt wrote:
> I need help in identifying the model number/nomenclature for an 
> antenna that I bought in 1967.  The antenna was made by HyGain in the 
> late 50's or early 60's.  I thought I remembered it being called the 
> HyGain trap traveler rotatable dipole.  It was for 20/15/10 and looked 
> like the driven element of a TH3JR on a 3 foot mast that had a clamp 
> for fitting over a window sill and hanging out a window.  It was 
> intended as a portable antenna and perhaps to be used from hotel rooms 
> and similar places I think.

I remember the antenna, but unfortunately that's all I can tell you.


Roger (K8RI)

> Google has not helped me with this one.  Does anyone remember this 
> antenna and might be able to tell me what it was called or the model 
> number?
> I need to know what kind of plastic was used for the insulators and 
> the plastic that was used to cover the traps so that I may repair them.
> Thank you.
> Jim Pruitt
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