new vertical & inverted vee cont

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From: JOEL DENISON (jdenison@aisp.net)
Date: Sat Nov 02 1996 - 21:21:07 EST


                        Here is the latest on my new antenna and feed line.
The vertical (33ft with base 6ft off the ground and four radials) is loading
fine and I am hearing a lot of statioons. The inverted vee seems to be
working bettter with the twin lead (300 ohm foam center).(I had rg58u on it
before)
        I worked two ss stations on 80 mtrs. and the ant is loading on all
the bands I want. It will not load on 160 mtrs. Guess my little mfj can't
cut this particular set-up.
        The 33ft vertical is very hot on 20 mtrs. (it's a half wave there)
The band sounded very good. I have a feeling I am going to dx like a bandit
this winter.
        THANKS TO ALL FOR THE SUGGESTIONS ON THE TWIL LEAD AND # Of RADIALS
THAT WOULD BE BEST. I am still at four but intend to jump to 8 when I can.
       

         anybody needing Maine qrp just hollar, I HAVE two good ants now.
       
         IF ONE DON'T GET U THE OTHER ONE WILL
                        UNLESS...
        YOU ARE A FOX, THEN i WILL NEVER HEAR U... :-)
Bye now
God Bless
Joel

WA5CVM Qrp ARCI #4066 NE-QRP #476 QRP-L #765
Joel Denison
81 High street 33ft Vertical
Farmington, Maine 04938
jdenison@aisp.net QRP PLUS 5w SSB & CW


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