[VHFcontesting] Field day antenna?
w9sz.zack at gmail.com
Tue May 27 12:45:58 EDT 2014
If you want something omnidirectional, horizontally polarized, loops or
stacked loops would be the way to go. The range would be more limited than
that with a Yagi, though.
73, Zack W9SZ
On Tue, May 27, 2014 at 11:36 AM, Floyd Rodgers <kc5qbc at swbell.net> wrote:
> Typical setup was 3 element 6m yagi at 25', 12 element yagi on 2m & 432.
> Looking for easier setup without rotor without too much performance loss.
> Floyd KC5QBC
> > On May 26, 2014, at 8:27 PM, "Mike (KA5CVH) Urich" <mike at ka5cvh.com>
> >> On Mon, May 26, 2014 at 7:21 PM, Floyd Rodgers <kc5qbc at swbell.net>
> >> Looking for input on a 6m/2m/70cm field day antenna setup that does not
> >> require a rotor. Suggestions?
> > Mike wrote
> > One, Two or Three separate antennas? A vertical on 50MHz won't matter
> > much. I have a Diamond DPGH62 <now a CP62> that has nice performance
> > only 15' or so off the ground. You can also use any number of loops
> > like the KB6KQ, M2 and others. You can also see if you can round up
> > enough loops for 144 & 432 and stack them to get some gain.
> > --
> > Mike Urich KA5CVH
> > http://ka5cvh.com
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