[AMRadio] RG8X and the Bazookie


Peter Markavage manualman at juno.com
Fri Dec 8 17:46:50 EST 2006


Here's one Bacon,
http://www.w4nja.org/cageantenna.htm

Older ARRL antenna and handbooks also had info.
Here's a 2001 ARRL article on their use of a cage antenna:
http://www.arrl.org/news/stories/2001/05/03/2/

Pete, wa2cwa

On Fri, 8 Dec 2006 17:25:13 -0500 "Bob Bruhns" <bbruhns at erols.com>
writes:
> Oops, that should have read:
> 
> I am looking at the multi-wire 'cage' antenna.  This is a wire
> design which simulates a very fat conductor with multiple wires in
> a column-shape.  Much broader bandwidth than a thin-wire antenna,
> and doesn't soak up water - but definitely heavy, very involved,
> and has a lot more wind load.
> -------------------------------
> 
> I meant 'wire', not 'ware'.  One must be wary of typos.  OK, I'll
> shut up now.
> 
>    Bacon, WA3WDR



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