From: Ray Anderson (Raymond.Anderson@EBay.Sun.COM)
> 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.
> 7.3 de Michael kg0ot ( formerly kd6wdd, soon to be aa0s_ )
> email@example.com --==<< I'm the last 'S' in KISS >>==--
72's de Ray, WB6TPU
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