[AMRadio] Antenna's..


Brett gazdzinski brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com
Mon Dec 11 08:40:22 EST 2006


Craig,
Thanks for the info.
What power do you run?

I might be able to get 110 feet, maybe a little more
if I put the wire in the tree branches...insulated wire?

I have found that the RG214 coax can get real hot if I run
into an antenna that is not resonant...

I have the heath 2060a, although I hate to use it.

Brett
N2DTS 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net 
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Craig Carter
> Sent: Friday, December 08, 2006 11:33 PM
> To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
> Subject: RE: Re: [AMRadio] Antenna's..
> 
> I had one of the Alpha Delta 40 & 80 and a multi band Alpha 
> Delta dipoles. With a tuner, the multi band was one of the 
> best dummy loads I've ever had. The 80 / 40  trapless dipole 
> was 'eh' on 80, ok on 40. I now have a 125' dipole, bent all 
> over he!! and gone, and a Heath SA 2060 tuner with RG 8. 
> Works great on every band I try it on, including 6 and 2! I 
> would put up the longest wire I could fit, get a BAT (big 
> 'butted' tuner) and have fun. 73 Craig K6QI
> 




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