The RF field is balanced between the two conductors and the feed line does not radiate. These are not readily available for sale, but can be constructed from kits. It can be lay over the ground, run under ground, or however you have to do it. In the field you only loose 3 dB on m using a quality antenna tuner. This accessory must be very resistant: The problem with OCFDs is that since the two legs of the antenna are of different lengths, the currents in each leg are out of phase. Its best performance are on 15 and 10 m bands.
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The W8AMZ windom has a 4: The CobWeb tunes all mentioned bands without the need for an ASTU; that gives me a one push-button change for both aerials and bands. The low SWR of a resonant dipole allows low losses despite the long feedline. Support Configurations With feet of wire, a Flat-top or Inverted-V are about the only support options available. My wire has since been stolen. It is likely that the random wire is close to local noise sources, so it doesn't hear well. There is no front garden attached to the houses in this terrace so we planted the trees and shrubs on the bare council green, with permission, over twenty years ago.
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My own 40m New Carolina Windom, with the longest leg at 74 o from vertical, sacrifices only 2. If you want a good argument on HF antennas bring up the Carolina Windom. Last night my dad was able to talk to some people on the air using the antenna that is now on the roof. This did make for a pretty large enclosure — the beaded coax in the pipe does slop around a bit in there when shaken. He has attached the Windom to a messenger line and is waiting for the Fire Chief to organize the installation. I used lesser bits at first, to my frustration. DKR , Jan 2, , 4 replies, in forum:
After being persuaded by several kind hams who posted comments on that post, I ordered some coax-seal. So what I did was to throw a safety-line over the roof and tie it off to something stout. After all the theory its results that count, and I certainly seem to be achieving them. Home About this Blog Jargon. Asia-Off-Grid , Aug 19, in category: