Category Archives: Antenna

Delta Loop for 10, 6 & 4 Metres

I have been speaking to Vortex Antenna Systems regarding a possible Delta Loop antenna for 10, 6 and 4 Metres. They have modelled an antenna which is 2 elements on 10m and 6m, 4 elements on 4m. The minimum figures … Continue reading

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Carolina Windom Elavated

Finally after much procrastination I have managed to erect my 20’+ Scaffold pole and raised the far end of my Carolina Windom from 6′ AGL to approx 23′ AGL. Hopefully this should make a difference to how I’m received. Initial tests haven’t shown much difference … Continue reading

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2 Element Cubical Quad for 10, 6 & 4

With the sudden improvement in conditions on 10 Metres lately hopefully marking the start of the present solar cycle, I desperately need a better antenna than the Carolina Windom. Don’t get me wrong as a general purpose antenna, it does … Continue reading

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Cobweb v Hexbeam

The more I read about the Hexbeam, the more I love it however after a quick reality check (and measure up) if come to realise I’ll never get planning permission for this, so the Cobweb wins. Posted from WordPress for … Continue reading

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New UK Antenna Manufacturer

The UKSMG (@UKSMG) has shared a Tweet with you:  “UKSMG: Just Posted: A new British Yagi antenna company launches March 1st 2011 – On 1st March 20… http://bit.ly/dQMOji #6Metres” –http://twitter.com/UKSMG/status/35355534081138688 Posted from WordPress for Android

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HF Antenna

As I dig deeper into this subject, I’m liking the the G3TXQ Broad Band Hexagonal Beam. Snag is that as this antenna has to be supported from the top, it will not be easy or maybe not possible to mount … Continue reading

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Cobweb Antenna

While I’m waiting for my IF buffer amp and other bits to arrive, I turning my attention once more to my antenna. Having thought long and hard I am now decided to augment my Carolina Windom with a Cobweb for … Continue reading

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