[AMRadio] Antenna Info


jkhildre at pobox.alaska.net jkhildre at pobox.alaska.net
Fri Dec 28 15:41:47 EST 2007


Why not insulate the back stay and use an SGC tuner?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael Mertes" <fnerks1 at yahoo.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Friday, December 28, 2007 7:58 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Antenna Info


> Hello Rick,
>
> This antenna should perform well and is basically an
> impedance matching element, using the DC grounded
> backstay and any electrically connected hardware as
> the radiating elements. The ability to get a good
> match in the ham bands is a bit of guesswork without
> doing a complete engineering analysis of the sail
> frame, and I am sure that is somewhat beyond the scope
> of this project. My guess is that this "antenna" will
> radiate very well, and match about as well as any
> other radiating system, using a good quality tuner.
>
> Mike Mertes /kz5m
>
> --- Rick Brashear <rickbras at airmail.net> wrote:
>
>> Hello to all..
>>
>> I have a buddy who is searching for an antenna that
>> might be usable on both
>> marine frequencies and some amateur frequencies with
>> the help of a tuner.
>> He has a pretty big sailing vessel and wants to
>> utilize the backstay for the
>> antenna without having to go with the conventional
>> method of placing
>> insulators in it.  Below is a site describing an
>> antenna that seems to fit
>> the bill, however, we are in deep discussion as to
>> whether it will work well
>> enough on any amateur frequencies.  So, I am asking
>> the "brain trust" here
>> for your opinions.  If you have a minute, please,
>> take a look and let us
>> know what you think.
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Rick/K5IAR
>>
>>
> http://www.gamelectronicsinc.com/mike.promoREV.120605.pdf
>>
>>
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