kb1hys via AMRadio
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Tue Jul 8 21:55:31 EDT 2014
Reality though.? The best antenna is the one you can put up.?? A lot of use, even with out HOA's and angry neighbors live in small city lots, getting that 3 element 40 meter yagi a half wave high is a might unreasonable.
If I can get a random wire up in a few trees, maybe a dipole on the ridgeline of the roof, well, that's a compromise, the compromise being I use a crappy antenna, or never get on the air.
Certainly build the best quality, real type antenna you can. but all antenna installations are compromises.? You just have to find a compromise you can live with.
73 es Good Luck
From: w3slk <w3slk at verizon.net>
To: AM Radio List <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tue, Jul 8, 2014 6:05 pm
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Antennas
A compromised antenna will give you a compromised signal!!!
Sent: Tuesday, July 8, 2014 5:51 PM
To: AM Radio List
Subject: [AMRadio] Antennas
I will have to echo Don's excellent summation.
Nothing will ever beat a well constructed, and adequately spaced away
from the shack and any interfering structures.
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