[AMRadio] Anti-AM Opinionated Hams


Ellen Rugowski ellenjoanne2003 at sbcglobal.net
Fri Nov 23 10:21:49 EST 2007


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From: "Geoff/W5OMR" <ars.w5omr at gmail.com>
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> Ellen Rugowski wrote:
> >> What do you plan to use with the Viking II?
> >>
> >
> > Basically the same thing I used during this last 6m E-season, my HF
antenna
> > (which is basically a 125 ft random wire), with a tuner.
>
> That's probably gonna work out real well for ya, seeing as how 120' is a
> half-wave on 75m (3.9Mc)
>

It usually does.  But due to the high impdeance, it's one of the things that
drive me to a roller inductor tuner.  I just wish it was up higher.

73,
Ellen - AF9J



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