[VHFcontesting] Re: Mobile antenna question
Christopher (Chris) W. Boone
Cboone at earthlink.net
Thu Dec 13 19:05:24 EST 2001
It will work in the Horiz mode but be highly directive...you would
be better off with the DAR OmniAngle antenna or something similar..
BUT cant hurt to try if you have one and its free :)
(But drilling holes is never fun in the cab! :(
Qrpvhf at aol.com wrote:
> I have looked all over the net, and books I have to no avail...
> I have come into a few ball antenna mounts with springs and whip from work
> where we are changing to new base loaded antennas for 37.940Mhz.
> If I were to mount one of these on the side of the cab of my truck as high as
> possible, and angled the whip as close to horizontal as possible, would it
> act/work as a dipole antenna. There is no bed on the truck so nearby metal is
> not a problem.
> The reason for this antenna idea is that my last 6meter loop was destroyed by
> vandals and I was hoping this antenna might not draw as much attention as the
> halo did.
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