Re: Hamstick

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From: Ray Anderson (Raymond.Anderson@EBay.Sun.COM)
Date: Wed Oct 26 1994 - 01:18:42 EDT


>
> Has anyone tried this?
>
> Two Hamsticks mounted end to end, isolated from eachother:
>
> ---------<\\\\\\\\\ \ \ \ \|||[ ]|||/ / / /////////>----------
> | |
> center->| |<-braid
> | |
> \ /
> |
> |
> |
> |
> coax-> |
>
>
> Wire the left one from the center tap and the right
> one from the braid on a coax.
>
> Essentially an end loaded dipole.
                ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
        Actually looks more like a center loaded dipole arrangement.
>
> If the Hamstick performs reasonably well mounted
> to a vehicle. Wouldn't this design make a very
> compact beam?
  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^

        A one element beam? I think it would have a radiation
pattern similar to a dipole. The distortion in the element currents
due to the loading coils would alter the pattern, but don't believe
you would have any front to back ratio.

>
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72's de Ray, WB6TPU
raymonda@uranium.ebay.sun.com


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