[VHFcontesting] 2m and 6m Antenna Configuration

Mike (KA5CVH) Urich mike at ka5cvh.com
Wed Feb 6 18:10:08 EST 2013

On Tue, Jan 29, 2013 at 4:09 PM, KC4HW/Jim <kc4hw at centurytel.net>

> Yes the F9FT(s) that I have are 16 elements on about a 21' boom, two
> reflectors behind the driven element and 13 directors.  Some
> information in the manual indicates that it is a 144/16.

Mike wrote

Wow F9FT's.  Brings back memories of W5UN's old EME station.  Dave had
48 on an elaborate rotator that was build on two truck chassis's with
a 10HP <?> DC electric motor to make it spin around.  With the amp I
believe it was capable of better than 1,000,000 watts ERP.

Mike "Molon Labe" Urich KA5CVH

PIO STX-D14 S/E - APIC D1 & D14

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